Rio Novo canteen

Address and contacts

Rio Novo canteen
Fondamenta del Rio Novo, Dorsoduro 3647, 30123 Venice



Accessible bridge

Non-accessible bridge

Accessible route Ponte non attrezzato (20 minutes)

Take one of the following water buses:

  • Line 2 from the Ferrovia stop (Scalzi B landing stage);
  • Line 2 (S. Chiara E landing stage) or Line 6 (Parisi C landing stage) from the Piazzale Roma stop;
  • Line 2 from the Tronchetto stop (Tronchetto DX landing stage);

then get off at the San Basilio stop.
Head down the Calle del Vento (opposite the stop), cross Campo San Basilio (street sign gives name as “Campo San Basegio”) and continue along the street alongside the canal (the first stretch of which is called Fondamenta San Baseggio before turning into Fondamenta San Sebastiano).
At the end turn right into the Fondamenta del Soccorso and keep going almost to the end, then cross the bridge (non-accessible) on the left just before Campo dei Carmini.
Turn left then right into Calle Ragusei (passageway running under building).
Go all the way down the calle (after crossing the Calle Contarina it veers slightly to the right) until you reach the three steps at the end, then turn right into Fondamenta Rio Novo.
The entrance to the Rio Novo refectory is on your right.

Building accessibility

The Rio Novo canteen is on the ground floor of an accessible building. Opening the glass doors may be difficult autonomously.


There are accessible toilets.

Last update: 02/07/2024