Travel Blogs from Venice
We woke up early this morning so we could watch the entrance into Venice. It was magical. Felt like we were just floating silently through the canal into the city. Venice truly is a unique city. Traffic was busy, even at 7:30 on a Sunday morning, boats of every size and shape were darting around all over the place. After our ship docked, we had a quick breakfast and then departed for a trip into the city. We used public transportation...Vaporettos (or ...
... you eat/drink. But if you do make a purchase, sit down in the sun and admire the square, when it comes time to pay you will be charged around €40 for the privilege of a seat and orchestra music, that’s not including the €16 for the two coffees. We had been made aware of this in our research of Venice, so we didn’t visit the café.
We considered going in the basilica or up the bell tower, but of course there was a charge to do this. More over, the queue to ...
... were wading through it but I just kept our of it. It kind of freaked me out. The reflections were amazing with all the lights bouncing of the water but I had seen a photo of a small dinky zooming around the Piazzo when it was completely flooded. Kind of scary, no?
Anyway that was that. We all were sad that we had to leave and now we are on our way to Bologna to see the Ducati Museum.
... cooked lasagna and had purchaed my favourite cold cut meat, mortadella (Courtney thinks it looks like fritz, but it's not, it's amazing!!). She'd also prepared Brodo (boiled chicken soup) for dinner, being well looked after already.
After lunch I took Courtney on the grand tour of Muzzana. Its quite a small town so that only took us 5 minutes. It's such a small town that my younger cousin Laura fond us wondering the street. She then took ...
... the my first stop at St. Marc's Basilica. Wow. I could not believe the people in the square and around the church. It was remarkable. The church was spectacular. Mosaic golden tile murals filled the roof tops. I took a walk along the waterfront and made my way into the streets again looking for the Rialto Bridge. I found it quickly and was stunned at the people. I took a few pictures and headed back. By ...
Other places to stay in Venice
Dorsoduro, Venice | 5 star hotel
- Best view in Venice
- Amazing hotel
- A true 5 star hotel
Castello, Venice | 5 star hotelfrom $559
- Scusarme- did you say 5 star hotel? No way!
- Loved it
- Nice, but not the best
San Marco, Venice | 5 star hotelfrom $472
- Best Hotel in Venice
- GREAT GREAT GREAT !
San Marco, Venice | 5 star hotelfrom $451
- Recommend Westin Europa
- Good Location - Bad Service - Wornout
- Awful - Luxury Price - Rude Worthless Service - Worn Accomodations
Mestre, Venice | 4 star hotelfrom $160
Mestre, Venice | 1 star hotelfrom $87
San Marco Mercerie, 760, Venice | 4 star hotelfrom $300
- Great location, friendly staff.
- Good Place
- It's OK really
Mestre, Venice | 4 star hotelfrom $115
Santa Croce, Venice | 4 star hotelfrom $90
- Close to Train Station
- Clean, but dated
- Nice but out of the way
Cannaregio, Venice | 4 star hotelfrom $186
- A grand choice
- The Best
- Excellent Hotel
San Marco, Venice | Hotelfrom $492
San Marco, Venice | 5 star hotelfrom $404
- Our favorite hotel in Venice!
- One of the top hotels in the world?
Cannaregio, Venice | 3 star hotelfrom $158
- A great hotel!
- Nice Place
San Marco, Venice | 4 star hotelfrom $272
- Quite Pleased
- Misled by the 4* rating
- Honesty's a better policy
San Marco, Venice | 5 star hotelfrom $327
- Stunning Hotel. Great Staff
- Pleasantly surprised
- Like a wonderful dream!
San Marco, Venice | 4 star hotelfrom $163
- Great for a winter break
- Woderful Stay
Cannaregio, Venice | 4 star hotelfrom $232
- Worst place to rest your Head
Castello, Venice | 3 star hotelfrom $183
- THE WORST HOTEL I EVER STAYED AT IN MY LIFE
- Fantastic Hotel with Great Views
- Quintessetial venician
San Marco 1332, Venice | 4 star hotelfrom $306
- Loved it!
- A superb hotel and location
- Great hotel, great location
Mestre, Venice | 3 star hotelfrom $98
Santa Croce, Venice | 4 star hotelfrom $213
- Good old Sofitel
- Excellent Hotel !
- Excellent Sofitel.
San Marco, Venice | 4 star hotelfrom $223
- Charming Hotel with Great Location
- A good adress
- We loved it!! October 2003
San Marco, Venice | 3 star hotelfrom $189
- Absolute worst hotel I have ever stayed at!
- Best location in Venice
- Very central location
San Marco, Venice | 5 star hotel
- A place to come home to
- A classic example of the Hit-and-Run Strategy
- Not a Five Star Rating
Cannaregio, Venice | 4 star hotelfrom $80
- Lovely Hotel in Quiet Part of Lovely City
- Good, quiet stay
- 40th wedding anniversary enjoyed.
San Marco, Venice | 3 star hotelfrom $161
- Loved it all - used Italiatour
- Great value, clean, great breakfast
- Good experience in Venice