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ABOVE: Palazzo Guardiis
a short walk from the Zattere platforms of ACTV (public vaporetti) and
Alilaguna's Blue Line water buses from Marco Polo Airport.
Guardi is an upscale bed-and-breakfast in Dorsoduro, within walking distance
of the Alilaguna Blue Line airport-boat stop at Zattere (with no bridges to
The junior suites have
canal views, and free Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel.
How to reach the Palazzo Guardi from Alilaguna's
As you leave the boat pier, turn left and walk toward the
Do not cross the bridge. Instead, turn right onto
the Fondamenta Nani, a street that runs alongside the San Trovaso Canal..
Walk along the canal, past the next bridge, to the Calle del
Turn right onto the Calle del Pistor, where you'll find the
Palazzo Guardi's entrance just a few meters from the corner.
From the San Basilio pier:
Leave the cruise terminal by the main doors and walk
straight ahead to the wooden bridge.
Cross the bridge and continue walking on the Zattere, which
is the pedestrian promenade alongside the Giudecca Canal.
In a few minutes, you'll reach a bridge called the Ponte
Cross the bridge, immediately turn left, and walk straight
ahead on the Fondamenta Nani (the street that runs alongside the San Trovaso
When you reach the Calle del Pistor, turn right. The Palazzo
Guardi's enrance is only a few meters from the corner.