Walking directions to Locanda delle Acque (with map)
Locanda delle Acque or "Inn of the Waters" is a B&B near the Rialto Bridge. It's tiny,
with only three rooms, but all rooms have private baths and free Wi-Fi is
available throughout the premises.
The Locanda delle Acque is hidden away in the Calle delle Aque
("Street of the Waters"), which is alongside a canal. From the Alilaguna Orange
Line airport boat's stop at Rialto, getting to the inn is relatively easy as
long as you follow the directions below.
How to reach the Locanda delle Acque from the Rialto
airport-boat stop (Alilaguna Linea Arancio):
As you leave the boat pier, turn left. Cross
the small bridge just ahead of you and walk through the arcaded passage until
you see a Nicla clothing store.
Turn right onto the Calle Larga Mazzini and
walk straight ahead to the Campo del San Salvador, which has a memorial column
in the street.
Cross the campo and continue straight ahead up the
Marzaria San Salvador. ("Marzaria" is the Venetian dialect spelling
used on street signs; if you have a map, the street will be shown as
You'll soon reach a covered passage named the "Sotoportego e
Calle de le Acque." (See top photo.) Go through the sotoportego.
Ca' delle Acque will be just ahead at no. 4991. Look for the
discreet plaque by the door (see inset photo).
MAP CREDITS: Walking maps by
Anders Imboden, using base data from the
Comune di Venezia and Regione Veneto under license