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Comfortable accommodations in the Castello quarter of Venice, ideal for visiting the whole lagoon.

La Foresteria Valdese è una casa per ferie a Venezia vicino a Piazza San Marco e al Ponte di Rialto nel centro storico di Venezia.
È un punto di partenza ideale per visitare Venezia e la sua laguna.
A Palazzo Cavagnis, un tipico palazzo veneziano settecentesco, potrete soggiornare in un ambiente confortevole e accogliente, sapendo che anche voi contribuirete a sostenere i progetti di solidarietà sociale della Diaconia Valdese.
La Chiesa Evangelica Valdese (Unione delle Chiese metodiste e valdesi) ed il Centro Culturale hanno sede a Palazzo Cavagnis.
culti sono la domenica mattina alle 11:00.
La reception è aperta dalle 8:30 alle 20:30.
Nel Salone Busetto al 1° Piano Nobile si tengono dei concerti.

Foresteria Valdese Venezia is a holiday home in Venice near Piazza San Marco and the Rialto Bridge in the historic heart of Venice. It is an ideal starting point for a visit to Venice and its lagoon.
At Palazzo Cavagnis, a typical 18th century Venetian palace, you will find comfortable accommodations and a heart-warming environment knowing that you are also contributing to sustaining the solidarity projects of the Waldensian Diaconia.
The Waldensian Church (Union of the Methodist and Waldensian Churches) and the Cultural Centre are in Palazzo Cavagnis.
Religious services are held on Sunday mornings at 11.00 am.
Reception is open from Monday to Saturday from 8:30am to 8pm.
Concerts are held in Salone Busetto Concert Hall on the Piano Nobile (1st floor).

Das Waldenser Gästehaus in Venedig ist eine Ferienunterkunft nahe am Markusplatz und der Rialtobrücke im historischen Zentrum von Venedig. Es ist der ideale Ausgangspunkt, um Venedig und die Lagune zu besuchen.

Bei einem Aufenthalt im Palazzo Cavagnis, einem typischen venezianischen Palazzo aus dem 18. Jahrhundert, können Sie ein behagliches und komfortables Ambiente genießen und unterstützen gleichzeitig die sozialen Projekte der Waldenser Diakonie.

Die Evangelische Waldenserkirche (Union der Methodistischen und der Waldenser Kirche) und das Kulturzentrum haben ihren Sitz in Palazzo Cavagnis. Gottesdienste finden sonntags um 11.00 Uhr statt.

Die Rezeption ist montags bis samstags von 8:30 bis 20 Uhr geöffnet.

Im Salone Busetto des Piano Nobile finden Konzerte statt.


Follow these directions to arrive at the Foresteria Valdese di Venezia:

From Piazzale Roma, the train station or Tronchetto, take vaporetto n. 2 (or n. 1 from P.le Roma or Train Station-Ferrovia) and get off at Rialto. From there, go to Campo S. Bartolomeo, take the Sottoportego de la Bissa and continue on Salizada S. Lio. At the end, turn left and cross the bridge: this brings you to Campo S. Maria Formosa. Cross the piazza and take Calle Lunga S. Maria Formosa, which is between Hotel Scandinavia and the bar ‘dell’Orologio’. At the end, after the Cavagnis bridge, you will arrive at the Forestera (Travel time by vaporetto from Piazzale Roma to Rialto, 15 minutes; from Tronchetto to Rialto by vaporetto, 25 minutes; from Rialto to the Foresteria, 10 minutes on foot)

From the Marco Polo Airport of Venice, take the Alilaguna vaporetto (blue line: Aereoporto-Murano-F.te Nove), get off at Fondamente Nove, turn left and continue to Fondamenta dei Mendicanti: walk around the Hospital to reach Campo San Giovanni e Paolo. Cross the piazza, continue toward Barbaria de le Tole, then turn right onto Calle dell’Ospedaletto. Cross the two bridges and calle Tetta, then turn left. The Foresteria is just across the Cavagnis bridge in Palazzo Cavagnis (Travel time: from the terminal to the Alilaguna pier, 11 minutes on foot; Alilaguna navigation from the airport to Fondamente Nove, 40 minutes; from Fondamente Nove to the Foresteria, 15 minutes on foot).



GPS coordinates: 45° 26' 15.9720 N - 12° 20' 33.3600" E; Lat/Lon 45.437770 N ; 12.342600 E

Useful information:

1. Please consult the City of Venice pages at the link below to read about proper behaviour in the city: no bicycles, no picnics (except in specific areas), no swimming in the canals, no diving from bridges, etc. 


2. Vaporetto timetables

Link to ACTV timetables - http://www.actv.it/muoversiavenezia/orarioserviziodinavigazione

Link to Alilaguna timetables (to and from the airport) - http://www.alilaguna.it/it/linea-blu/blu-orario

3. Accessible itineraries (for persons with reduced movement capacities) - To reach the Foresteria with the least number of bridges (only 1), take the vaporetto to the San Marco San Zaccaria (Danieli) stop. Go to Campo San Provolo and then to Fondamenta de l’Osmarin; cross the Diavolo bridge on the left and go toward campo San Severo, then follow Fondamenta San Severo to the end; turn right, then immediately to the left onto calle de la Madoneta. This will bring you to Cavagnis (enlarge the Google map to see it). 

Link to the City of Venice - Accessible Venice pages where you will find useful information and can consult the itineraries without barriers.


Reception Desk staff: Alessandro, Barbara, Carolina and Frida 
Breakfast and Room Service staff: Adela, Alfonso, Arianna, and Suhaira.

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