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Walking directions to Hotel Bucintoro (with map)

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Hotel Bucintoro

The four-star Hotel Bucintoro occupies a spectacular setting on Venice's waterfront, away from the worst of San Marco's high-season crowds but within an easy walk of the Doge's Palace,  St. Mark's Basilica, and other tourist landmarks.

The hotel faces a small square next to the Naval History Museum where megayachts, hotel barges, and other large boats are often moored.

How to reach the Bucintoro from the Arsenale airport-boat stop:

Hotel Bucintoro map directions

  1. As you leave the Alilaguna Linea Blu stop at Arsenale, turn right and walk to the stone bridge.

  2. Cross the bridge.

  3. The Hotel Bucintoro will be straight ahead of you, immediately after the Museo Storico Navale.

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From the Marittima cruise terminals:

  1. Take the Alilaguna Blue Line airport boat from the cruise basin to Arsenale. (The price will be about half of the airport fare.)

  2. Follow the directions above.

From the San Basilio cruise pier:

  1. Leave the terminal by the main doors and walk to the wooden bridge.

  2. Cross the bridge and walk a short distance to the vaporetto station.

  3. Take the No. 2 vaporetto (water bus) in the direction of San Zaccaria.

  4. Get off at the Zaccaria stop, turn right, and walk along the waterfront until you reach the Hotel Bucintoro. You'll need to cross three bridges, but otherwise the walk is over level pavement.

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MAP CREDITS: Walking maps by Anders Imboden, using base data from the Comune di Venezia and Regione Veneto under license IODL-2.0.