Travel Blogs from Venice, Italy

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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 ...

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 ...

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

Maps... who needs them?

A travel blog entry by john_and_chloe


... 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


... 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 ...

18. A Sinking City, Venice, Italy travel blog

18. A Sinking City

A travel blog entry by sarahandblairnz


... 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


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


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 ...

Lake Garda and Venice, Venice, Italy travel blog

Lake Garda and Venice

A travel blog entry by benandsabine


... 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


... 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


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). ...

The Wonder of Wandering!, Venice, Italy travel blog

The Wonder of Wandering!

A travel blog entry by runelight_vlc


... a few locales are closed but this didn't stop me from setting off with a hearty stride through three main districts of Venice. Heading down to the Rialto, because being Sunday the Traghetto (the crossing gondola) was not available, I crossed over into ...

Taking the Vaporetto and catching pigeons, Venice, Italy travel blog

Taking the Vaporetto and catching pigeons

A travel blog entry by dancera


... campground to the bathrooms because I had to go really badly! Then we slept till 10. We left at 11 and were back off to Venice. Our breakfast were these rolls with Salami. Pretty good. We walked around a lot here and there and everywhere. We went to the ...

Contiki Europe 2006!!, London, Paris, Switzerland, Austria, Venice, Florence, Rome, Italy travel blog

Contiki Europe 2006!!

A travel blog entry by kbroder86


... advice for Venice was to get lost...which is extremely easy to do, and really all you can do to really experience Venice. Saw a glass blowing demonstration in the morning, then most of the day was spent wandering the extremely narrow streets and shopping ...

Venice, Venice, Italy travel blog


A travel blog entry by daridah

... to show us around, but the streets are so twisty that it's almost impossible not to get lost! Some other facts about Venice: Everything is extremely expensive Most restaurant's charge you a cover to eat there You can still get good pizza and gelati ...

Murano glass, masks and mosquitos, Venice, Italy travel blog

Murano glass, masks and mosquitos

A travel blog entry by tiddlywink


... 's friends, Tara and Trent, also from Australia, were really nice and we soon got ourselves a knock down price for a tour of Venice in a gondola. Although it's a really cheesy, touristy thing to do, the view of Venice by boat cannot be beaten and we had a ...

Glass on the Waterfront, Venice, Italy travel blog

Glass on the Waterfront

A travel blog entry by newguy2120


... by wandering through the streets of Venice, making our way slowly but surely to the Bascilica San Marco. The walkways of Venice are narrow and unpredictable, without a map it is virtually impossible to know where you are. Canals appear at random and the ...

Saluti da Venezia, Venice, Italy travel blog

Saluti da Venezia

A travel blog entry by kevinandstephne


... (or a place selling gelato!). We visited the Basilica San Marco this afternoon and walked through an exhibit called Venice and Islam - a collection of treasures from the golden age of the republic several centuries ago. Surprisingly, there were pieces in ...

Return from Venice to Levico, Venice, Italy travel blog

Return from Venice to Levico

A travel blog entry by pernari


Up early in Venice and back by train. Elaine and Paul and Anna had been busy while we were gone and talked with the priest (for record information), and also the family that visited us the first night spoke with some other family members and discovered ...

My first ever gondola ride!, Venice, Italy travel blog

My first ever gondola ride!

A travel blog entry by momentsintime


... than this! By taking a big step, I was the first one to board the gondola for our one hour ride along Venice’s canals.   I immediately sat in the back of this narrow boat where five other people including Michel followed me behind, six ...

Feets Don't Fail Me Now!, Venice, Italy, Italy travel blog

Feets Don't Fail Me Now!

A travel blog entry by barbwengler


Last night we had dinner at Bea Vita which was listed in my Osterie Book of Venice and came highly recommended.  The fixed menu is what they are known for, but the "Chef's Choice" means they can bring anything at all and it's a surprise.  ...

Venice, Venice, Italy travel blog


A travel blog entry by ben27


... for a limited time only. Venice is sinking about 10cm every 5 years probably mostly to do with the loads of tourists that pile into the city every year. In saying that, Venice is definitely an amazing place that I'm so glad to have visited. ...

Venice, Venice, Italy travel blog


A travel blog entry by kucharm

Venice was expected.  We were definitely dying carrying our luggage up and down a zillion steps.  We spent one day going to the islands of Murano and Burano. At Murano we saw different glass being made...very cool.  At night we ...

Venice, Italy , Venice, Italy travel blog

Venice, Italy

A travel blog entry by martinlizama


I'm in Love, Venice, Italy travel blog

I'm in Love

A travel blog entry by backpacker44


... scared it off. :( I'm such a kid sometimes ha ha. I took nearly 200 photos in one day. And I love almost all of them. Venice is so picturesque. Just like Paris. There is so much to see, so many little streets that lead to more little streets, that lead ...

Vitruvian Man, Venice, Italy travel blog

Vitruvian Man

A travel blog entry by mugharrington


... last sight the prisoners would see before being held in prisons.  They would sigh as they caught the last glimpse of Venice before serving their prison sentence. The prisons were upstairs in the attic, where Casanova escaped and in the basement, ...

Canals, Gondolas and Spritz, Venice, Italy travel blog

Canals, Gondolas and Spritz

A travel blog entry by tomngaynor


... fruit, meat and fish markets. We examined the live seafood and yet again ate more fresh fruit. We once more wandered around Venice and visited the Jewish Ghetto, which was tiny and allowed us to really appreciate the over-crowding that would have been ...

Venice and Florence, Venice, Italy travel blog

Venice and Florence

A travel blog entry by alex_merwin


... square in front of the cathedral, is famous for it's droves of pigeons - watch your head! I only had 2 days in Venice, and about to leave Italy I was reminded of one site I wanted to see dearly but had yet to encounter. The original David, in Florence. ...

The Misfits of Venice, Venice, Italy travel blog

The Misfits of Venice

A travel blog entry by ilombardo


So we spent two full days in Rome and then headed off to Venice for the third day. It was Halloween, actually. Venice was really foggy, but I thought it was a mysterious, eerie, romantic kind of way. We walked around, took a boat ride ...

Venezia, Venice, Italy travel blog


A travel blog entry by bigbenn


... 8am, and then had a leisully breakfast of Museli and yogurt for the first time since we left London. We caught the bus into the Venice at 10am and then just roamed the streets. The best way to see venice is to have no plan and not try and navigate your ...

Venice, Venice, Italy travel blog


A travel blog entry by pauljl74

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