Walking directions to Casa Sant'Andrea (with map)
is a former 16th Century monastery that's located just behind the Piazzale Roma,
facing a quiet canal. It offers one- to four-bed guestrooms with and without
Unlike many budget B&Bs in Venice, the Casa Sant'Andrea has an
elevator, so you won't have to haul your luggage up a flight of stairs.
How to reach Casa Sant'Andrea 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 the street to the People Mover station, using the red
Go left, past the station entrance and turn right at the
the tree-shaded pedestrian walkway under the People Mover's tracks.
At the next corner, turn right and walk a short distance
along the canal to the Casa Sant'Andrea.
For a video preview of your walk, click below:
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 step 3, if you're arriving
on the People Mover).
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.
Cross the street to the large parking garage on your right
and walk a short distance to the People Mover station.
Follow the directions from the People Mover station above
(step 3 in the first set of directions).
MAP CREDITS: Walking maps by
Anders Imboden, using base data from the
Comune di Venezia and Regione Veneto under license
About the author:
Durant Imboden has
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
Imboden in 2001.
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