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Catching my walking tour from the train station

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Catching my walking tour from the train station

We are arriving in Venice Train station and are to pick up our walking tour in 30 min at the Royal Gardens entrance. I was told that is very near the train station. Can someone help with directions or confirm that please??

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1. Re: Catching my walking tour from the train station

The Royal Gardens are near San Marco, at the other end of Venice from the train station, and you will not get there in 30 minutes.

From outside the station, take a vaporetto on Line 1 or Line 2, and get off at San Marco Vallaresso stop. Getting off the vaporetto, exiting the dock area, you turn immediately to the right, cross a small bridge, and the Giardinetti Reali (Royal gardens) are immediately to the left, with the main entrance about 50m ahead.

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2. Re: Catching my walking tour from the train station

We are arriving at the Venezia S.L. train station. Is that correct directions?

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3. Re: Catching my walking tour from the train station

I really do not know how I could have worded my post more clearly.

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4. Re: Catching my walking tour from the train station

Sorry I thought there was two train stations in Venice. I appreciate your information.

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5. Re: Catching my walking tour from the train station

There is only one train station actually in Venice, and that is Venezia Santa Lucia. There is also a station at Mestre on the mainland.

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6. Re: Catching my walking tour from the train station

I understand. I will definitely have a problem getting that far in 30 minutes. Thank you so much.

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7. Re: Catching my walking tour from the train station

You can download a map or maps of Venice quite easily. Venezia Sant Lucia (VSL) will generally be sort of top left, the Giardini Reali (Royal Gardens) will be bottom centre, just south of Piazza San Marco, which should be unmistakeable in any language.

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8. Re: Catching my walking tour from the train station

You would do better to buy a good guide book and do your own walk around whichever parts of Venice interest you most if you cannot join up with your walking tour in the time you have to reach it from Santa Lucia station.

I like those Venice guide-books published by DK, Time Out and Knopf

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