Walking directions to Ca' Dogaressa (with map)
Dogaressa is technically a "Town House Suites 1st Category" establishment,
which is comparable to a three-star hotel.
The location is easy to reach from the Alilaguna Orange Line airport
boat stop at Guglie or the railroad station, and the oldest Jewish ghetto in Europe is just around the
How to reach the Ca' Dogaressa from the Guglie stop of
the Alilaguna airport boat (Alilaguna Linea Arancio):
As you leave the boat platform, turn left.
Walk along the Canareggio Canal for about 150 meters (0.1
Ca' Dogaressa will be on your right, facing the canal.
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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.
Immediately turn left at the foot of the bridge and walk
along the canal, past Gam Gam restaurant and the ACTV waterbus stop, until
you reach Ca' Dogaressa.
MAP CREDITS: Walking maps by
Anders Imboden, using base data from the
Comune di Venezia and Regione Veneto under license
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