Walking directions to Ca' Doge (with map)
is a B&B or inn at the southwestern corner of the Piazzale Roma,
across from the People Mover station (which offers cheap, quick transportation
to the Marittima cruise port and the Tronchetto parking island).
Ca' Doge is
accessible by car, and--almost unheard of in Venice--it has its own small
The location isn't beautiful
(we'd rather be away from cars), but Ca' Doge is a practical, comfortable
choice if you're traveling with a
vehicle or you want
quick access to the
Marittima cruise terminals and the city's official
baggage storage office.
How to reach Ca' Doge from Piazzale Roma:
As you leave the airport bus or taxi, walk toward the large
parking garage and the People Mover station behind the airport buses.
Cross to the People Mover station via the red crosswalk.
At the corner, cross the street again toward the Ca' Doge
B&B and its "Autopark" parking entrance. (Go down the steps or
use the short driveway if you have heavy luggage.)
For even more details, watch our Ca' Doge Video Walking
Directions on YouTube:
From the Marittima cruise terminals:
Take a free shuttle bus (if available), a taxi, or the
People Mover elevated tramway (just outside the port entrance) to the
Follow the directions above.
From the Santa Lucia railroad station:
As you leave the station, turn right and walk past the large
building to the Calatrava Bridge, a.k.a. the Ponte della Costituzione.
Cross the bridge to the Piazzale Roma.
Walk around the Piazzale Roma to the southwest corner, where
you'll find Ca' Doge.
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.
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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