Travel Blogs from Venice, Italy

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Venice shopping and a gondola ride, Venice, Italy travel blog

Venice shopping and a gondola ride

A travel blog entry by ngjordan

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... weather held out for the gondola ride. Along the foreshore near Piazza San Marco, there are many stalls selling various Venice and Italy souvenirs, so we do a little shopping before stopping for lunch. It's then back to the important business of ...

Journey to Venice, Venice, Italy travel blog

Journey to Venice

A travel blog entry by ngjordan

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... station located next to the new local police station and a short distance from the main Carabinieri (national military police) station for Venice. This allows us to avoid the 35 minute walk or the crowded vaporetto (the water bus), and the 95€ ...

Venice, Verona and other non-Vs, Venice, Italy travel blog

Venice, Verona and other non-Vs

A travel blog entry by lifeinbrian

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... - many ending in water! It didn't smell in the way I had been warned and I couldn't see any front doors sinking below the water line but it is known that Venice is slowly heading towards a scuba activity centre.   OK, goats and olives ...

Romantic Venice and its Gondolas., Venice, Italy travel blog

Romantic Venice and its Gondolas.

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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We travelled from Munich to our first stop in Italy, the romantic Venice by way of Saint Johann in Tyroll. One of our road stops was high in the Alps and there sat a McDonalds with the best view in the world out of its restaurant window. Nearly all our ...

Water in the Square!, Venice, Italy travel blog

Water in the Square!

A travel blog entry by tracystravels

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... the tables looking for an early dinner and little dogs scampered next to their owners crossing the square. It's amazing what taking a little nap in the afternoon will do for the overall attitude! I will leave Venice on a positive note ...

Onward to Venice, Venice, Italy travel blog

Onward to Venice

A travel blog entry by romero

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... the train station is right on the water and is connected to all the canals. On the way here I just found out that Venice is an island off the west coast of Italy, sounds silly but I really had no idea where it was or what it was. All I knew is that there ...

Alilaguna, Grazie!, Venice, Italy travel blog

Alilaguna, Grazie!

A travel blog entry by tracystravels

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... Paris, was cheap but unfortunately delayed out of the Paris Orly airport. I shared the boat with a group of women arriving in Venice to join a 12 day cruise around the area. The boat was nearly empty as we motored away from the airport and towards ...

Got that sinking feeling?, Venice, Italy travel blog

Got that sinking feeling?

A travel blog entry by flashpackers

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<Brian's chronological list of "highlights" (and of whinging)>   - Arrived in Venice. The first thing of interest here is that the city is that it's sinking! The bottom level of the cities buildings are somewhat under water. Also ...

Venice, Italy, Venice, Italy travel blog

Venice, Italy

A travel blog entry by benandtrudie

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... up against the established order across Europe. The movement for Italian unification spread quickly through the Veneto, and Venice was finally united with the Kingdom of Italy in 1866. The city was a hive of activity during the last decades of the 19th ...

Just one cornetto!, Venice, Italy travel blog

Just one cornetto!

A travel blog entry by woggley

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Now I got up full of expectation of a great days riding up the coast of Italy to Venice. Unfortunately the roads were pretty boring and straight, until............. Now bikers like to weave now and then, to keep their tyres in good shape, bike tyres don't ...

update as of May 6, Lauseanne to Murren to Zermatt to Lake Maggiore to Venice, Italy travel blog

update as of May 6

A travel blog entry by jp2005

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... thousands upon thousands of little stones covering the floor, the walls, and even the ceilings. From Baveno we headed for Venice (Venezia) and 400 kilometers later (at about 140 kilometers per hour) we arrived in Venice where we rode the vaporetto ...

City of Love, Venice, Italy travel blog

City of Love

A travel blog entry by mallorybecker

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... not get there because no one spoke English at the train station and I almost hopped on the train to Munich!  Oh well! Venice is extremely expensive but absolutely beautiful.  The buses are large boats on the water and the pull up to a dock ...

I'll be Comin' Round the Mountain...., Venice, Italy travel blog

I'll be Comin' Round the Mountain....

A travel blog entry by whereshegoes

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... passing me by while enyoying my crustless mozzerella and proscuitto sandwich that I picked up in a tiny deli in Venice. Mmmm...I love crustless sandwhiches. I had a great conversation with Renessa who gave me some wonderful travel tips about Cinque ...

First week in Italy, Venezia, Italy travel blog

First week in Italy

A travel blog entry by nairnboy

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... by trading with east and as a pathway to/from Europe. When other routes were found (around South Africa), trade diminished but Venice became known for the arts, music and debauchery. Young tourists with money flooded into Venice for all manner of vices. ...

Venice - May 6 thru 8, Venice, Italy travel blog

Venice - May 6 thru 8

A travel blog entry by jp2005

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... restaurant in one of the side streets. By the way, if you want to get an idea of where we went (all over Venice!) here's a website with an interactive map: http://venicexplorer.net/map/maps_venezia/ and I imagine you can find others with a quick web ...

Day 18 #akirafinnontour Venice, Venice, Italy travel blog

Day 18 #akirafinnontour Venice

A travel blog entry by juanitafuatavai

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... nap we got changed and made our way to hotel Danielli so the adults could have a cocktail on the roof top bar. The views of venice and the sea were amazing. Mum and dad could only have one drink though because they cost €25 each! After our drink ...

White wine and gondolas, Venice, Italy travel blog

White wine and gondolas

A travel blog entry by lozdotcom

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... to head back to our hotel. I really do hope that I go back there one day. I would like to spend a few days around Venice, looking through all the designer shops - even though I can't afford anything, I can still look - maybe purchase something made from ...

Day 16 #akirafinnontour Venice, Venice, Italy travel blog

Day 16 #akirafinnontour Venice

A travel blog entry by juanitafuatavai

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... in our bags then made our way through security to departures. Everything was smooth sailing, even the flight until we flew over venice and came across thunder and lightening storms. We couldnt land so we had to fly to Bergamo and wait there until the ...

Dodging Pigeon Poop in Piazza San Marco, Venice, Italy travel blog

Dodging Pigeon Poop in Piazza San Marco

A travel blog entry by jr_riel

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Venice, Italy Things We Did: Caught a water shuttle from Santa Maria del Giglio to Piazza San Marco Stood open mouthed and awe struck at the Torre del'Orologio, Basilica di San Marco and Palazzo Ducale Watched and listened as the bronze ...

Day 17 #akirafinnontour Venice, Venice, Italy travel blog

Day 17 #akirafinnontour Venice

A travel blog entry by juanitafuatavai

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... my dad the detailing on the buildings was fascinating. We took the usual family selfies in the piazza, then explored a bit more of venice. We eventually found a cute little cafe and had lunch there. After lunch i was a bit tired so grandma and grandpa ...

Maps... who needs them?, Venice, Italy travel blog

Maps... who needs them?

A travel blog entry by john_and_chloe

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... tourist destinations, and while it was hot, it was not stinking hot (in the literal sense). We would thoroughly recommend Venice for a weekend trip or short-stop. We spent much of our two days walking aimlessly through the complicated maze of alleyways ...

Carnivale and colors of Venezia, Venice, Italy travel blog

Carnivale and colors of Venezia

A travel blog entry by karigraven

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... and open the heavy fabric drapes, the shutters and be greeted by passing boats and friendly waves. Carnivale is a special time in Venice. Like Mardi Gras everyone dresses up and is very festive.  You will see all the colorful costumes. This morning ...

Day 3 in Venice, Venice, Italy travel blog

Day 3 in Venice

A travel blog entry by landltravel

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... tower because that's what you do. The weather remained good enough that we were able to walk to Gelato Fantasy after returning to Venice.  Then we walked back to the ship with perfect timing - just in time to hear that the lifeboat drill had been ...

18. A Sinking City, Venice, Italy travel blog

18. A Sinking City

A travel blog entry by sarahandblairnz

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... crazy sunken floor was worth it. Apart from that I can't really remember what we did... eat and walk, walk and eat ... Venice is all about walking. Getting lost is inevitable.   Today we caught ferries out to Murano, the glass island, and ...

Italia!!, Venice, Italy travel blog

Italia!!

A travel blog entry by grasimps

After taking the train from Barcelona, Spain to Venice, Italy we were very tired and very hungry. Luckily for us we are now in Italy home of pizza!! Our hostel attendant gave us a very good pizzeria in Venice and after unpacking we set out to find it. ...

Ride a Gondola in Venice, Venice, Italy travel blog

Ride a Gondola in Venice

A travel blog entry by teresatraveler

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World famous for its canals, Venice is Europe's largest vehicle-free area. Built on 118 small islands with around 150 canals, Venice can make a person feel like the automobile was never invented. The serenity of walking amongst the canals and small ...

Cocker Spaniels, Venice, Italy travel blog

Cocker Spaniels

A travel blog entry by tk2014

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... to say, I was very excited to see this gorgeous black cocker greet us from his spot right underneath the check in desk at our Venice hotel - his name is Matisse and he's 10.  He seems to have a free run of the common areas and the alley outside. ...

Lake Garda and Venice, Venice, Italy travel blog

Lake Garda and Venice

A travel blog entry by benandsabine

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... into the night The next day we drove to Venice. It only took about 2 hours so we were there pretty early. Being in Venice for us, is a similar feeling to standing on the Great Wall of China or walking through downtown Las Vegas or gazing up at the ...

Venice / Viva Venezia, Venice, Italy travel blog

Venice / Viva Venezia

A travel blog entry by studt.family

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... an opera cloak for her and more masks, of course.  We keep walking toward the city center.   The buildings in Venice, as in most of Italy, have the street signs embedded high up in the building at the corner.  So we look up to see which ...

Rutinska vožnja do Benetk, Venice, Italy travel blog

Rutinska vožnja do Benetk

A travel blog entry by ursaklemen

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Slabe tri ure smo potrebovali z Loke do letališča v Benetkah (hvala mami, hvala ati:). Vmes smo se ustavili še na kavi in naleteli na ostanek bivše države (glej sliko). ...

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