Travel Blogs from Venice
... is one of four bridges that span the Grand Canal and is the oldest bridge across the canal. Once the obligatory photo a top the bridge was done, proceeded to the nearby fruit market where several large tomatoes were ogled.
Next stop was a stroll through the streets to see if we could locate the hostel where everyone (i.e. me, Mum and Peach) seems to stay when in Venice. While we didn’t find the actual hostel entrance, we ...
Yesterday we arrived in Venice, successfully negotiating the Italian railway system once again - it really is very efficient and foolproof. My first impressions of Venice were so different to how I had imagined it, so much better - I think cities in Italy have just got progressively better as we have moved north. Possibly more expensive too!
Although we had planned a day visiting museums and churches in Venice today, we ended up doing ...
... just how Kiwis and Aussies really are.....any other countries would be throwing bottles at each other...words are much more fun. Down a few narrow alleyways from our appartment is a very cute square or Piazza...with a beautiful church...a few shops...a bank...and a supermarket...Nikki asked about the smelly cheese and they explained about the flood waters a week earlier. Walking the streets of Venice late at night is a unique experience....they are ...
... a prisoner would see outside before entering the prison.
- St Mark's basilica is decorated with treasurer that the Venetian soldiers brought back from sacking Constantinople. (Did not get to see this sadly)
We toured St. Mark's Square and throughout the city which the streets were VERY narrow and curvy so it is really easy to get lost. He took us to a small tower called the Snail due to its curvy architecture.
After his 2 hour tour that made my head spin we had ...
There are plenty of options to do shopping in Venice. Venice is known for masks and we came across many beautiful masks – All these masks can be seen in James Bond moviesJ. There were many different collections of jewelry ranging from gold to antique ones. The antique ones were very cute, some were made of glass, metal.
The 2 day trip in Venice was awesome and memorable one. Just like ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Airone Venice
We slept well and warm, but, if our neighbours, or anyone else for that matter walked past our room door, it sounded and felt like an earthquake. Im not sure if this is suppose to be part of the Venician experience?
Breakfast was decent. Although the website stated that we could have the breakfast in our room, which is what we wanted to do on our last morning while packing, the cleaning/breakfast lady muttered a strict 'No' when I asked for our breakfast to be brought to the room.
Dont expect much and you might be pleasantly surprised...
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.