"Finding A CHEAP ride using the map" Traghetto Tip by painterdave

Traghetto, Venice: 26 reviews and 41 photos

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You figured out that a traghetto is a cheap way to ride in a gondola, but now you ask yourself, "where do I find one?"
Here, in the two photos, you can see how to find out how to find the many traghetti that go across the canal and cost only 50 cents (euro).
Look at the canal and find the ride line going across the canal. Straight across....that is the difference. Now go to that point on the map and you will see bunches of people riding back and forth. You might have to wait one load, 5 minutes or so, but it is worth it.

These places are at San Marcuola, Santa Sofia, San Tomà, San Samuele, Santa Maria del Giglio, and the Dogana.
After all that walking.. and getting lost, now it is time to go cheap and take a short cut.

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Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Oct 3, 2011
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