Locanda Cavanella is situated in an antique Venetian building, which has been recently renovated while keeping its original charm perfectly intact. The position of the Cavanella guesthouse is just behind St. Mark's Square, in the sestiere of Castello, a three-minute walk from St Mark's Basilica, from the Bridge of Sighs and from the Clock Tower. A few meters away, you'll find the vaporetto stop of San Zaccaria, from where you can easily reach the Locanda: just take the street Calle delle Rasse, which is located just in front of the landing stage, go down Calle Sagrestia and turn off at the first street on the right, where you will immediately see the sign "Locanda Cavanella".
HOW TO REACH US
Arriving by plane
The nearest airport is Marco Polo International Airport, inTessera. From here you can reach Venice by land or by water.
By land: ACTV buses or taxis take you as far as Piazzale Roma. From here you'll take ACTV boats to St. Mark's (stop for San Zaccaria) and then in two minutes on foot you'll arrive at Locanda Cavanella.
By water: you can reach St. Mark's Square (stop for San Zaccaria) directly from the harbour of the airport by water taxi (journey takes approximately 25 minutes) or by water shuttle on the Alilaguna - blue line (journey takes approximately 55 minutes). You can see the times for ACTV and Alilaguna public transport by following the ACTV link. Other airports nearby: Treviso and Verona. From here you can reach Venice by private or public transport.
Arriving by train
The Train Station of Venice is called Venezia Santa Luciaand is located at end of the Grand Canal. St. Mark's square as well as Locanda Cavanella can be reached by water taxi (in approximately 15 minutes) or by ACTV public transport, stopping at San Zaccaria (lines 1, 2, 52, 42 - journey lasts approximately 25 minutes). From the stop for San Zaccaria, you'll reach the Locanda in just a 2 minute walk. You can see the times for ACTV transport by following the ACTV link.
Arriving by car
From the Mestre motorway exit, follow the signs for Venice. By car you can reach Piazzale Roma, from where you can take public transport to St Mark's. Parking is available in Piazzale Roma or Tronchetto (1 minute walk from Piazzale Roma, also connected with ACTV transport). To reach Tronchetto Island, turn right at the traffic lights on Ponte della Libertà which connects Venice to the mainland, and then follow the signs. From Piazzale Roma or from Tronchetto you can reach St. Marks (stop for San Zaccaria) with ACTV public transport (Lines 1, 2, 42, 52 - journey lasts approximately 25 minutes) or with the water taxi (approximately 15 minutes). From San Zaccaria, you'll reach the Locanda in just a 2 minute walk (see map). You can see the times for ACTV transport by following www.actv.it.