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S. Elena

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Sant'Elena, or S. Elena, is separated from the quiet residential neighborhood of the same name by a strip of public park.

It's at the eastern end of Venice's historic center, about 20 minutes on foot from the Piazza San Marco. Aross the water from the station, you can see several small islands and the Lido di Venezia beach resort.

Sant'Elena ACTV vaporetto stop

The Sant'Elena station has two pontili or pontoons and is served by:

Two hotels are in the neighborhood: the highly-regarded Hotel Indigo Venice Sant'Elena (four stars) is close by, and the Venezia Boat & Breakfast Caicco Freedom is in a marina within walking distance of the Sant'Elena station.

Note: Sant'Elena does not have a ticket booth or vending machine, but you can buy ACTV tickets and Tourist Travel Cards at a newsstand just inland from the boat station.

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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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