Travel Blogs from Venice
Last day :( today. We had an awesome day. We went to San Marco and saw this monstrosity of a church. The marble, the gold, the stAtues, the space...unreal! It was crowded so we saw what we can. We went for a long walk to find a new gelati place. I am so thankful for Kenny's research to find Kenny friendly foods because it always brings us to some new area and Helps with our sight seeing. This gelati place was in an area we have not yet seen and though we walked ...
... bought a nice blue glass heart necklace and a bright green glass perfume sprayer.
Burano has been my favourite place we've visited on the trip simply because I loved walking around the narrow pedestrianised streets lined by such vibrantly painted charming undetatched houses. I wanted to stay longer and explore every corner and side-street. As it was I had to walk away ...
... ready to kick pigeons (those thrice-damned winged rats deserve it) in our frustration. We visited San Marco's Basilica first. Now, if the only complaint we had with Il Duomo was that it wasn't ornate from the inside, this church certainly, certainly couldn't be faulted on that account. Ornate it was, but tasteful... maybe not so much. I wasn't allowed to take photos, but basically the ENTIRE ceiling was mosaic'ed in gold with medieval art. (Mom and Gramma, ...
... we head for a cafe and another coffee, and while waiting decide we probably wont have time to go to Torcello. By now, it's starting to get quite warm and steamy, and I can feel the excitement that we had earlier in the morning about our days adventures starting to wain. We head back to the ferry terminal, only to find large numbers of tourists waiting to catch our ferry. We squeeze on board, and finally head off to Murano, ...
... the entire stretch of grand canal for a much cheaper price, though the opportunity cost would be 'Privacy'.
Then we walked through the city with the final destination as St. Mark's Square. We chose to take small lanes and get the flavor of the Venetian life. The St. Mark's Square was getting crowded every single minute. We passed an entire hour just by people/pigeon watching. We then did a tour of ...
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- Best view in Venice
- Amazing hotel
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Castello, Venice | 5 star hotelfrom $559
- Scusarme- did you say 5 star hotel? No way!
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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
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Cannaregio, Venice | 4 star hotelfrom $186
- A grand choice
- The Best
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San Marco, Venice | Hotelfrom $492
San Marco, Venice | 5 star hotelfrom $404
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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
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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
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San Marco 1332, Venice | 4 star hotelfrom $188
- 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
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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