From Train Station
The easiest way to get to our meeting point is to get to the Accademia Bridge. Our meeting point Campo Santo Stefano is a big square next to the bridge of Accademia in S.Marco district. There are yellow indications everywhere on the walls, if you follow them you will get to Accademia.
+ 2 €/person gondola ride, approx. 20 min.
Once you exit train station on your left hand side you have a big white bridge (Ponte degli Scalzi). Cross it and turn right onto the street between the church with a big green dome and the Murano Glass shop, you will be on Calle Nova de San Simon and follow the zig-zag street until the next bridge in about 2 min. Cross it and get on the street Calle de Mezzo, skip the first turn, then on the second – turn left on Calle de le Chiovere following indications to Accademia, in 2-3 minutes you will enter Campo San Rocco. Cross the Campo onto Salizada San Rocco, go straight, turn first right and immedeiate left onto Campo San Tomà, on the left side of the white church of San Tomà, there is a narrow street Calle del Traghetto, follow it until the gondola stop. Either wait for the boat to come back, or get onto the boat if it is already there with the help of gondolieri. Pay 2 euro per person to gondolieri while getting on the boat and cross the Grand Canal. Arrive on the other side, pass through the long street, you enter onto a street Piscina San Samuele, follow the street until the wall, then turn right and and follow the street towards the large square. Enter it, this is our meeting pont Campo S.Stefano. From the moment you get off the gondola until the meeting point should take you no longer than 3 minutes.
Without gondola ride, approx. 35 min.
You exit from the train station and turn right, then you walk along the Grand Canal straight to Ponte Calatrava (modern glass bridge) for about 2 min. You cross the bridge and you proceed to your left on the pavement towards the trees, passed the trees turn left and you will see the crossroads of wooden and stone bridges. You cross the STONE brige onto the street with restaurants on it called Fondamenta de Ca'Bernardo and you walk that street until the iron bridge ahead, which you have to cross. Then proceed following yellow indication all'Accademia walking straight for about 2 min. Once you have a bridge, cross it. You will enter the large square Campo Santa Margherita.
On your right there is a brick building with white sculpture of Virgin Mary. On its facade there is a yellow arrow indicating Accademia - follow it and you will find a bridge. Across it you will see another yellow sign and in 20 sec. you will be on Campo San Barnaba. Go into Sottoportego del Casin dei Nobili, proceed going straight across the bridge along the canal for about 1 min., pass Toletta bookshop go straight until the next bridge. Cross the bridge, turn left , pass Taverna San Trovaso, hit the wall and then turn right onto Calle Corfù Contarini, go to the end and you will see the Grand Canal and the bridge of Accademia (big wooden bridge). Cross Accademia Bridge, keep your right following the street, the next square you see is Campo Santo Stefano. We will be waiting for you next to the statue.
Black Line № 1 - 45 min.
You get out of the train station and in front of you is the Grand Canal. Walk towards your right and you will see a waterbus stop dock E, you need to take black line bus nr. 1 that goes to Lido and you get off in approx. 30 minutes at Accademia. You see big wooden bridge, cross it. In front of you is Campo San Vidal, you pass it through keeping your right and you will enter onto a large square Campo Santo Stefano and we will be waiting for you next to the statue.
Red Line № 2 - 35 min.
You get out of the train station and in front of you to the right there is a waterbus stop dock D , you need to take red line bus nr. 2 that goes to S. Marco and you get off in approx. 30 min. at Accademia. You see big wooden bridge, cross it. In front of you is Campo San Vidal, you pass it through keeping your right and you will enter onto a large square Campo Santo Stefano and we will be waiting for you next to the statue.