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Fondamente Zattere, Venice, Italy
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Reviewed December 13, 2018

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.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank PrestonGuild
Reviewed October 16, 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank markbH8786OJ
Reviewed October 13, 2018

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

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank SoCalOregonian
Reviewed April 26, 2018

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

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed April 1, 2018

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

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Raffiella11
Reviewed August 26, 2017

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

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank SoCalOregonian
Reviewed July 30, 2017

The Fondamenta Zattere is my favourite place in Venice for a stroll, wide open spaces by the canal, not crowded, I love the views over to Giudecca and ever-changing views of the canal depending on the weather, traffic on the water, there might even be...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank kpiddy
Reviewed June 17, 2017

The Zattere (the Rafts) is a long and awesome road along the Giudecca canal and is the southern limit of proper Venice. Starting from the cruise ships terminal and going all the way to Punta della Dogana it is one of the most pleasant walks...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank ViaBen
Reviewed November 27, 2016

Zaterre promenade — which stretches along the coast. Here, you can sip espresso, watching the boats float by and locals walking their dogs.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank WanderfullExplorer
Reviewed September 26, 2016

From the San Basilica boat station, you can walk, past Zattere, all the way to the entrance of the Grand Canal, and gaze across to the Doge's Palace and Palladio's masterpiece. On a lovely late afternoon in sunny September, we walked back again as well!...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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