Walking directions to Alle Guglie B&B (with map)
Alle Guglie B&B (not to be confused with the three-star
Guglie nearby) has only only one guest room: a bedroom with
a queen-size bed with a private balcony and a bathroom next door. If you're
lucky enough to get accommodation, you'll share the rest of the apartment with
The bed-and-breakfast is a short walk from the Alilaguna and
ACTV water buses at Guglie, and less than 800 meters or half a mile from the
Santa Lucia railroad station.
How to reach Alle Guglie B&B from the Guglie
airport-boat stop (Alilaguna Linea Arancio):
As you leave the boat platform, turn right.
Walk to the Ponte delle Guglie (a stone bridge that spans
the Cannaregio Canal). Turn left at the foot of the bridge.
Walk a short distance, past several storefronts, to the
Calle Magazen, which will be on your left. The B&B is on the top floor of
the building at no. 1308. (Ring the doorbell for the B&B at the building
entrance, or let the owner know your arrival time and he'll meet you at the
From the Santa Lucia Railroad Station:
ABOVE: This map shows the route from Venezia
Santa Lucia Railroad Station to the Ponte delle Guglie on the Cannaregio Canal.
Walking time is 5 to 10 minutes over level ground.
Leave the railroad station by the marble steps outside the main doors,
or by the side exit near Track 1 if you have rolling luggage, a stroller, or a
wheelchair and want to avoid stairs.
When you reach the wide fondamenta or pavement in
front of the station, turn left.
Walk past the Scalzi Church and the Scalzi Bridge toward the
Rio Terà Lista di Spagna (a busy shopping street).
Continue down the Lista di Spagna and through the Campo San
Geremia to the Ponte delle Guglie, which is a stone bridge over the
Cross the bridge.
Continue straight ahead for a short distance, past several
storefronts, to the Calle Magazen. (The street is a narrow alley on your
left.) The B&B is on the top floor of the building at no. 1308. (Ring the
doorbell for the B&B at the building entrance.)
MAP CREDITS: Walking maps by
Anders Imboden, using base data from the
Comune di Venezia and Regione Veneto under license
About the author:
Durant Imboden has
written about Venice, Italy since 1996.
He covered Venice and European travel at About.com for 4-1/2 years before launching
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Venice for Visitors) with Cheryl
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