Travel Blogs from Venice, Italy

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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 ...

Guests Return & Camping Rialto (Almost Venice), Venice, Italy travel blog

Guests Return & Camping Rialto (Almost Venice)

A travel blog entry by shearers


... was not strictly to our 9:00 anticipation but by half past we were out of the campsite (with no drama) and heading for Venice. The autostrada was reasonably clear although filled with the usual dangerous drivers and we have now agreed to simply drive as ...

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 ...

Foggy Venice, Venice, Italy travel blog

Foggy Venice

A travel blog entry by msj322


... walk from the train station may take an hour, so we decided to take the scenic route an take a "Vapporatto".  Vapparatto's are Venice's bus system.  These boats go up and down the grand canal stopping every 100 feet or so at docks on each side ...

One night In Venice, Venice, Italy travel blog

One night In Venice

A travel blog entry by ashnbrieurope

... can tell you know we were both feeling a little run down after our last 2 weeks of non stop action. We took our bus to Venice today and we spent most of the morning napping. We stopped yet again at Wildshnau Valley and although Rach had made Briony and I ...

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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A Wonderful Day in Venice, Venice, Italy travel blog

A Wonderful Day in Venice

A travel blog entry by oliver3011


... water.  There is vast quantities of it everywhere you look.  We arrived at the train station and jumped straight onto a water taxi - Venice's public transport system and caught the taxi to the Rialto Bridge which is half way along the Grand Canal.  The ...

Island city on the water, Venice, Italy travel blog

Island city on the water

A travel blog entry by ontheroa


... travel by train through stunning scenery in the Julian Alps to one of the most unique cities of the world - Venice (approx. 5 hrs). Becaise Slovenia and Italy don't see eye to eye on train travel we have to exit at the border, walk a few metres ...

Venice to see Famiglia, Venice, Italy travel blog

Venice to see Famiglia

A travel blog entry by marymichael84


... the evening. Zio Mario asked us to stay for 3 nights which would have been fantastic but we just couldn’t  be in Venice that long. We compromised with staying the night. We were very spoilt with Zio and Zia having organised the hotel for us and ...

Italia - Part 3 and final, Venice, Italy travel blog

Italia - Part 3 and final

A travel blog entry by graceandmarcus


3rd - 4th October - Lake Como 4th - 6th October - Venice What a mission from La Spezia to our accommodation on Lake Como!!! The infrequency of transport really hit us today which meant less time to explore Lake Como. Unfortunately we were about 5km from ...

Venturing to Venezia..., Venice, Italy travel blog

Venturing to Venezia...

A travel blog entry by lavish48


... ! Yaaay! On the downside, we finally figure out that we though Bethany, Kim's sister, was coming into Italy to stay the week with us in Venice that day, but in all actuality, she isn't coming until TOMORROW because of the time difference from America. ...

Venice....Bellissimo, Venice, Italy travel blog


A travel blog entry by scrubba


... off the water,  once in a lifetime experience. We got to stay up after our bedtime again, midnight this time, haha. We are in Venice until next Saturday, we are glad we are staying the week here, so many places to discover, we are happy to be able to ...

HI From Venice, Venice, Italy travel blog

HI From Venice

A travel blog entry by sammy44


... a little scared at times. Did not really want to leave and guess what, had to train again  (Thursday) from Como to Venice, and yes another disastrous outcome,  so needless to say missed another train Arrrrhhhhhhhh not happy . (Not our fault !!!) ...

Venice Day 2, Venice, Italy travel blog

Venice Day 2

A travel blog entry by taramarika


... went with Catherine, Matt, Jon and Denise into the main part of Venice. We walked around a lot and went for dinner. Good times. Venice is a beautiful city in the Night. It is extremely busy and full of tourists in the day, but at night when it calms down ...

the amphibious city, Venice, Italy travel blog

the amphibious city

A travel blog entry by tristan_g


A Day with the Brother, Venice, Italy travel blog

A Day with the Brother

A travel blog entry by bwells


... of the train as he stands above the crowd and I surprise him from behind as he passes. It was so great to see him there in Venice...and crazy too. Kaitlyn, Sarah, and I decide to tag along with Kevin and his group for the day. We first make our way to ...

Venice, Venice, Italy travel blog


A travel blog entry by antipodean


... tourist areas for shopping are, of course, bustling, and can be a pain to navigate with umbrellas everywhere. I have managed to visit Venice when heavy rain is forecast for the three days I am here (but according to my travelling sources, most of Italy ...

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