Walking directions to Hotel San Gallo (with map)
Gallo is on a small and quiet square, the Campo Busolo o San Gallo, just
above the Piazza San Marco. It's immediately next to Venice's
Teatro San Gallo. The location is
perfect if you want to be in the center of things without being surrounded by
mobs of daytrippers.
How to reach the Hotel San Gallo from San
As you leave the San Marco Giardinetti boat station, which is served by
Alilaguna airport boats
and local vaporetti, turn right and walk along
the water. (Souvenir kiosks and a small public garden will be on your left.)
You'll cross a low metal ramp over a canal.
At the Piazzetta (a large open space with two stone
columns), turn left and walk into the Piazza San Marco.
Cross the Piazza San Marco to the arcades on the north side
of the square. Go left under the arcades and look for a passageway with two
Walk through the passageway (named the Sotteportego del
Cavaletto) and cross the small bridge into the Calle Cavaletto.
Continue past the Best Western Albergo Cavaletto e Doge
Orseolo to the Hotel San Gallo, which is on the right side of the campo
From the Marittima cruise terminals:
Take the Alilaguna Blue Line airport boat from the Marittima
cruise basin to the San Marco Giardinetti waterbus stop.
Follow the directions above.
MAP CREDITS: Walking maps by
Anders Imboden, using base data from the
Comune di Venezia and Regione Veneto under license