Walking directions to Hotel Antiche Figure (with map)
Hotel Antiche Figure is one of the top three-star hotels near Santa Lucia
The Antiche Figure looks out on the Grand Canal and the station, and it's a great
choice if you don't mind hauling your bag over the Scalzi Bridge.
How to reach the Hotel Antiche Figure from the train
Leave the station by main doors--or by
side exit near Track 1, which will let you roll your suitcase down a
gentle incline instead of bumping it down a marble staircase.
Turn left and walk a short distance to the Scalzi Bridge,
which crosses the Grand Canal.
Go over the bridge and turn right onto the fondamenta
or waterfront sidewalk.
Walk past the domed church. The Hotel Antiche Figure is just
From airport buses and taxis in the
Walk to the tree-lined side of the Piazzale Roma where a
red-and-white crosswalk from the central bus area feeds into a sidewalk
through the trees.
Go through the trees, past the vendor stands, to a low stone
Cross the bridge. On the other side of the canal, turn left
and walk along the fondamenta or sidewalk by the park.
When you reach the corner, continue around to the right.
Beyond the park, you'll reach a second small bridge. Cross
Walk along the water past the Hotel Airone and the Carlton
on the Grand Canal to the Hotel Antiche Figure.
From the Marittima cruise terminals:
Take a free shuttle bus (if available), a taxi, or the
People Mover elevated
tramway to the Piazzale Roma. (The People Mover's glass-enclosed station is
just beyond the port gates.)
Follow our directions from Piazzale Roma.
MAP CREDITS: Walking maps by
Anders Imboden, using base data from the
Comune di Venezia and Regione Veneto under license
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written about Venice, Italy since 1996.
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