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We stayed on the Giudecca at the Hilton, Molino Stuckey. We would take the shuttle boat from the hotel across the lagoon to the Zattere stop. It was a pleasant neighbor hood in the Dorsodura with plenty to see.
Only a 10 minute from our hotel, this is a great place for a quiet stroll in the sunshine.
The Zattere stretches from end to end on the west side of the city, with the Guidecca Canal running parallel. Here you will see waterbuses/ferries going...More
While exploring on Dorsodura we saw a huge Cruise ship coming up the canal that separates this quarter from the Giudecca quarter. We found a long waterfront area of shops, bars, restaurants & sights away from the Tourist crowds of San Marco. Charming! Ciao!
Located ah the southern end of Venice.
As you go along the Giudecca canal you will see some giant cruise ships.
The area tends to be free of tourists unless they are changing Vaporettos as we did to have a little stroll around the area.
It was our first time in Venice, and we were lucky to have chosen a hotel nearby. Venice has so much charm everywhere you look; and the Grand Canal is amazing, as are all the little streets and smaller canals. Some of those areas, as...More
This long boulevard is the southern limit to the city of Venice, overlooking the Giudecca Canal. It starts on the eastern end at Ponta della Dogana and runs about 1 KM to San Basilio. Lined with many restaurants bars and shops, be careful as it...More
This is long waterfront promenade that is great for the evening stroll (passagiata). It is located in the sestiere Dorsoduro. It is a very peaceful place far away from the crowds of the center city. The island of Giudecca is just across from the Zattere....More
The Fondamenta delle Zattere, in the district of Dorsoduro. This wide stone paved waterfront area is at the side of the extremely wide Guidecca Canal that runs from the cruise port's San Basilio pier to the tip of Dorsoduro.
This is a quite area of...More
The Zatterre runs from Punta Della Dogana to the San Basilio station along the south shore of Sestiere Dorsoduro. Just over 1 kilometer in length, gives great views of Giudecca and the Giudecca Canal. As this is on the south side of Venice there is...More