Locanda del Ghetto


Locanda del Ghetto is located in Campo del Ghetto Nuovo, Venice’s historic ghetto, next door to the Jewish Museum. Guglie vaporetto stop, is only 2 minutes away and San Marcuola stop, on the Grand Canal, is only 5 minutes away. Locanda del Ghetto is ideally located in Venice’s historic center. Here you can experience the evocative ambiance of the old ghetto, visit museum and synagogues, and discover the typical flavors of the Jewish bakeries and restaurants in the neighborhood.

Built in 1561, Venice’s Ghetto is the oldest in the world. Over the centuries, it has preserved its characteristic architecture of tall, many-storied buildings that accommodated large jewish population. The six synagogues were built between the early 16th to mid-17th centuries by the Ghetto’s various Jewish communities.

Today the Ghetto is the center for Jewish religious and administrative institutions.

Secluded from the tourist hustle and bustle, the neighborhood is remarkably peaceful. Yet it lies just steps from the vaporettos that take you in only 10 minutes to the Rialto Bridge, St. Mark’s Square, Murano the island of glass.

In a few minutes on foot from the Locanda del Ghetto, you can reach Ca’ d’Oro, the marvelous Gothic palazzo overlooking the Canal Grande and Ca’ Vendramin Calergi, epitome of Venetian Renaissance architecture, today home of the Venice Casino.


By plane

From the Venice Marco Polo Airport (13 km):

By boat: take the Alilaguna Lines (Ticket costs 16.00 Euro) that leave from the airport’s landing dock and arrive at the Guglie stop (2 minutes on foot from the Locanda).

By land: BUS + VAPORETTO take the ATVO shuttle to Piazzale Roma (the bus and car terminal), then take ACTV vaporetto N° 4.2 or 5.2 to the Guglie stop, or No. 1 or 2 to the San Marcuola stop.

From the Treviso San Giuseppe Airport (33 km):

Take the ATVO shuttle bus to Piazzale Roma (the bus and car terminal) then take vaporetto lines ACTV No. 42 or 52 to the Guglie stop, or No. 1 or 2 to the San Marcuola stop.

By train

The Santa Lucia Train Station is in Venice’s historic center, on the Canal Grande. From there, take ACTV vaporetto lines N° 4.2 or 5.2 to the Guglie stop, or No. 1 or 2 to the San Marcuola stop.

If you prefer a short, 10/15 minute, walk from the Train Station.

By car

After you pass the toll plaza, follow signs for Venezia. Once you have crossed the long Ponte della Libertà (Liberty Bridge), you are in Venice. Leave your car in the Tronchetto parking garage (on your right after the bridge) or in one of the other garages in Piazzale Roma, the bus and car terminal. From Tronchetto take ACTV vaporetto lines 1 or 2 to the San Marcuola stop or take bus No. 6 to Piazzale Roma and change there to vaporetto lines 4.2 or 5.2 to the Guglie stop.


Take the People Mover (Metrò) to piazzale Roma. From there, take the line 4.2 / 5.2 water bus and get off at the “Guglie” stop.

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