Walking directions to Palazzo Veneziano (with map)
ABOVE: The Palazzo Veneziano is the middle building
in this trio of restored palazzi on Venice's Zattere.
Veneziano is close to the San Basilio cruise terminal and within walking
distance of the Alilaguna Linea Blu airport-boat landing at Zattere. It faces
the Giudecca Canal (see photo above), which is used by cruise ships,
vaporetti, water taxis, and other maritime traffic.
The four-star superior hotel has 84 rooms and suites, some with
Jacuzzis, terraces, and/or canal views. (In some cases, the private Jacuzzi is
on the terrace, facing the Giudecca Canal.) The hotel also has a bar and is
close to many restaurants.
How to reach the Palazzo Veneziano from the Alilaguna
Get off the Alilaguna Blue Line waterbus at the Zattere boat landing.
Turn left and walk along the waterfront, past the ACTV
vaporetto stops, until you reach a stone bridge.
Cross the bridge and keep walking straight ahead.
In a few minutes, you'll see a fenced yacht pier on
your left. The Palazzo Venezia's
entrance faces the pier.
From the San Basilio cruise terminal:
Leave the terminal by the main entrance (at the end of the
building). You'll see a small wooden bridge ahead of you.
Cross the bridge. Walk past the ACTV vaporetto stop and the
In a minute or so, you'll see the Palazzo Veneziano on your
left, facing a fenced yacht pier.
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
Europe for Visitors (including
Venice for Visitors) with Cheryl
Imboden in 2001.
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