Our scout location “Forte Marghera” in the Venice section is located in Mestre, immersed in the beautiful landscape of the Venetian lagoon and just a few steps from Venice.The house is located in Via Forte Marghera, inside a fortification nineteenth century (later barracks of the Italian Army) and covers an area of 48 hectares.
The house is heated and consists of two floors plus a large open space:– Entrance, dining room, kitchen, bathroom and shower rooms with hot water– There are also 6 rooms available for activities and/or sleeping.
Forte Marghera has 20 beds and can accommodate up to 40 people arranged with a mat and/or mattress.
The surrounding garden is very large and allows the installation of tents for explorers and companies. Also the great availability of green space makes it ideal for the outdoor activities of each unit. The possibility of many places both at home and in tents is ideal for group or section exits. On request, for large groups, we can ask for other spaces both covered and outside. There are also tables and benches for 50 people.
How to reach the Forte Marghera .
Forte Marghera can be reached in the following ways using public transport:
– Arriving from Venezia Mestre train station: Bus line 9 to Marcon stop on Via Forte Marghera “athletic Field”;
– Arriving from Venice Marco Polo airport: Bus line 15, stop on Via Forte Marghera “athletic Field”
– Arriving from Venice, Piazzale Roma: Bus line 12, stop on Viale San Marco “Forte Marghera”.
Here you can download the schedules.
ACTV Link: http://actv.avmspa.it/
Forte Marghera can be reached in the following ways using private means:
At the gate of Venice take the exit towards Venezia/Ravenna/Mestre/Marghera At the roundabout take the 2th exit and enter the junction for Porto/Trieste/Belluno/Tarvisio/Venezia. Keep left at the crossroads, follow the signs for Venice. Continue straight on Via Giorgio Rizzardi. At the traffic lights turn left towards Corso Popolo (keep right). At the second traffic light turn right and take Via Torino, At the traffic lights turn left and take Viale Ancona, At the traffic lights turn right and take Via Forte Marghera. The destination is on the right just past a TNT Traco deposit.
Take the Terraglio and continue straight ahead. Pass the bridge of the Favorita and at the roundabout take direction Venezia. At the next roundabout take the first exit towards Venezia Always go straight. After the ACTV deposit (on the right), keep right and continue. After the pedestrian bridge of San Giuliano, keep to the right and follow the signs for Forte Marghera. The destination is on the left.