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S. Basilio

From: Venice Waterbus Stops

San Basilio (spelled S. Basilio on station signs)  is just across a low wooden footbridge from the San Basilio Cruise Terminal, which is used by small to medium-size ships.

San Basilio ACTV station

The station is at the foot of the Zattere, a waterfront promenade that runs along the northern side of the Giudecca Canal. The island of Giudecca and the Hilton Molino Stucky Venice hotel are directly across the water.

A large Conad supermarket is close to the station entrance (behind the yellow façade on the satellite image), and a five-minute walk will take you to one of Venice's most lively squares, the Campo Santa Margherita.

The San Basilio stop is served by:

For descriptions of hotels within walking distance of San Basilio, please click here.

Note: San Basilio does not have a ticket booth or vending machine, so here's what to do if you need to board a water bus without a valid ACTV ticket or Tourist Travel Card.

Back to: Index of Venice ACTV and Alilaguna waterbus stops

Also see:
Introduction to ACTV & Alilaguna boat stops
Types of Venice waterbus stations
What to do if you don't have a ticket

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Venice water buses (what you need to know)
Vaporetto routes
Vaporetto Line 1 (Grand Canal)
Vaporetto fares
ACTV ticket machines
ACTV 24-hour to 7-day travel passes
ACTV maps and timetables
Alilaguna airport boats
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