From the highways
Coming from highways (or from 'Romea' road, 'E55'/'SS309'), looking for 'VENEZIA' road signs you enter in the toll-free "Tangenziale di Mestre" (A57). In order to avoid the center of Mestre (mostly off-limits for cars), look for the exit "TREVISO-TERRAGLIO-SS13": it's the first exit coming from North, after the A4/A27 junction, while it's the exit after 'CASTELLANA' coming from South (you'll see 'ULTIMA USCITA PER VENEZIA' too written on the last sign on the exit, meaning 'last exit to Venice'). Then, at the first roundabout, second exit, go on following the signs 'VENEZIA': you'll pass one trafic light, then an underpass, then 2 more trafic lights (roadworks here and there on these days). The road will bifurcate with a roundabout on the left, but go right and you will see Hotel Primavera on your right, a sand-coloured three storey bulding: the entrance is 100 m ahead, on the right, after the looping road will have brought you a little backwards.
You basically have to go out at the right motorway exit, then the second roundabout exit, then just always go straight on, always following the road signs towards 'Venezia'.
(Because of possible works in progress on the roads, you can find temporary turning or roundabout, but you should always follow directions to Venezia).
If you are coming from Marco Polo Airport, you just have to go straight towards Venice: after 11 Km, passing through the hamlets of Tessera and Campalto, you can find Hotel Primavera right after the end of the latter, after a roundabout.
By bus, basic information
On Venice city lines ACTV the ticket is 1,30 € (6,00 € if departing from, or reaching, Marco Polo airport). You can buy the ticket in most newspaper or tabac shop, 'cause they are not sold on board on every line during daylight hours. Tickets must be validated when getting on board: just keep them, for half a second, in front of the white-greyish 'IMOB' machine at the bus entrances; you'll hear a beep and a green light will briefly turn on. Done, the ticket is valid.
Onboard fare --tickets available only on Sundays or after 20.00-- is 2,50 €, but it's 6,00 € on '5'/'AEROBUS' line, and always available there. The 'Tratta Aeroporto-Venezia' 6,00 € ticket will allow you to reach Venice too before it expires. Onboard tickets must be stamped the old way, inserting them on the yellow-orange machines at the bus entrances.
From railway stations:
- 'Venezia Santa Lucia' / 'Piazzale Roma-Bus terminal'
Trains reach Venezia Santa Lucia 20-25 minutes after Venezia Mestre stop. When out of the station turn right, cross the new glass-and-steel bridge 'della Costituzione' (or 'della Zirada') and you will be in Piazzale Roma, the bus terminal, after a 8 minutes walk. There you can use two bus lines, either the '5'/'AEROBUS' or the '19': they run every 10 or 15 minutes, last run 00.40 (http://www.actv.it/pdf/urbano/U-5.pdf. and http://www.actv.it/pdf/urbano/U-19.pdf).
After 8 minutes on board, after the end of the translagoon 'della Libertà' bridge, look for the bus stop 'Capitol / Orlanda', in front of Hilton Garden, right after the big urban park San Giuliano: push the stop request button when you're under the blue-and-white brid
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