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S. Lazzaro

From: Venice Waterbus Stops

San Lazarro is the public waterbus stop for San Lazzaro degli Armeni, a tiny Lagoon island near the Lido that is named after St. Lazarus, the patron saint of lepers.

The island has been a monastery since the early 1700s. Today,  several dozen Armenian monks, seminarians, and students live and work in a monastery that has a 150,000-volume library and more than 4,000 Armenian manuscripts. Mid-afternoon tours are available daily.

The San Lazzaro station is served by:


  • The 3:10 p.m. vaporetto from San Zaccaria will get you to the island in time for the afternoon tour. (The boat stops at S. Servolo on the way.) To confirm departure and arrival times, see the current seasonal ACTV timetable.

  • San Lazzaro degli Armeni does not have an ACTV ticket booth or vending machine, so here's what to do if you need to board a water bus without a valid 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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Vaporetto Line 1 (Grand Canal)
Vaporetto fares
ACTV ticket machines
ACTV 24-hour to 7-day travel passes
ACTV maps and timetables
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