Walking directions to Hotel Aqua Palace (with map)
Hotel Aqua Palace is north of the Piazza San Marco and within convenient
walking distance of the Rialto Bridge. Its 30 rooms include doubles, triples,
junior suites, suites, and rooms for disabled travelers. Wi-Fi is free.
The hotel has an outstanding reputation, and--just as
important--it has an attractive, peaceful location despite its proximity to
Venice's tourist attractions and shopping.
How to reach the Aqua Palace from the Alilaguna
pier at San Marco Giardinetti:
As you leave the Alilaguna airport-boat pier, turn right and walk along the
When you reach the Piazzetta (the large open area in front
of the Doge's Palace), turn left and walk into the Piazza San Marco.
Bear right as you pass the Basilica di San Marco and look
for a street named Calle de la Rizza on the north side of the square, past
the stone lions.
Turn into the Calle de la Rizza, walk to the corner, and
continue straight ahead into the Calle Specchieri.
Follow the Calle Specchieri several blocks, past the San
Zulian Church. Keep going until you hit a T-crossing with a large hardware
store where you have to turn left or right.
Turn right into the Piscina S. Zulian. As you walk down the
stret, you'll see the Aqua Palace straight ahead of you, across a low
bridge. Total walking time should be about 10 minutes from the Alilaguna
From the Marittima cruise terminals:
Take the Alilaguna Blue Line airport boat from the cruise
basin to the waterbus stop at San Marco Giardinetti.
Follow the directions above.
MAP CREDITS: Walking maps by
Anders Imboden, using base data from the
Comune di Venezia and Regione Veneto under license