Travel Blogs from City of Venice
One and a half days of Venice, it is hard not to fill up your camera card trying to take photos of such a beautiful place even if the weather is grey and wet. The canals, gondoliers, 500 + year old buildings and landmarks surrounded by water was overwhelming yet mesmerizing. My feet and knees have done their dash but Venice is totally worth it.
... and the structure of towns from that age. It was small but we had good coffee. The only Problem was that we could not find the bus station to go back home. In the end we just stayed at the one and we were lucky, after 10 minutes there was a bus going to Padova. Yeah traffic in italy works a little differently. We found our way back home, and our bikes were waiting for us at the train-station (miracle).
... the throngs tour guided groups that one gets along the grand
canal and around St Marcos but we are still only a 10 minute from
there. There are many normal food shops on Via Garibaldi including a
fish stall this morning where we bought a half kilo of sardines to
cook up tonight. The fishmonger even cleaned them for us which is a
great bonus. Alison cooked these up in the evening. A real treat.
... to explore.
2) St. Mark's square is the main piazza in Venice and if you have only one day in town, spend most of your time here. The square is historic and lined by elegant old buildings (at least some of which are always undergoing refurbishing). The square is always busy, especially during the peak daytime hours and, as such, it's a ...
... did get up early - 7am - and we were on the vaporetto by 8am. We took the No 2 Rialto, which just took us halfway down the Grand Canal to the Rialto Bridge. We realized when everyone got off that that was the end of the line!
We wandered along the side streets and canals. There’s signs on many building corners pointing the way to major sights - such as San Marco (St Mark’s Square) or Rialto Bridge - kind of the midway point on the Grand Canal or P Roma ...