Travel Blogs from Venice
... An intimidating thunderstorm followed us most of the way, but the cruise was still very scenic. The rain stopped in time for us to walk to our parking garage where Fred watched the end of the Mexico/Holland game. He announced later that his opinion of Venice had now changed. Another two hours and we were in the Italian Alps at a fantastic hotel in an interesting town called Trento, that happened to have the best wifi we had encountered in 10 ...
... People told us time and time again that Venice was impossible to navigate around and to just get lost. That's exactly what we did but it was such a good feeling. Not knowing where your going and just being stunned at the beauty. The endless canals and the tall structured buildings with cobblestone streets and wandering tourists. The gondolas and boats going from one destination to the next was just so beautiful to watch! We wandered and for the ...
... amazing!!!!! The mozzarella and meat was to die for! Cannot wait to have another one. We boarded the plane on what was supposed to be an alitalia plane. It was an airone plane. Very small and a bit old. We thought this was going to be our last flight. It was loud, slow and rickety before and during take off. Turns out we are still alive thank goodness. Venice airport was 10 billion times better than Rome airport! ...
... cool being our own tour guide.
The last thing we wanted to see was the Bridge of Sigh. The story goes it was a bridge that joined the prison to the place where prisoners were hung and they sighed as they passed over the bridge knowing this was the last time they would see daylight. We also read that when passing underneath on a gondala it is good luck to kiss your lover and enjoy eternal love and with this there is a sigh. Believe what ...
... but they were out of the larger boxes so we instead bought yet another small suitcase and will check the bag at the airport. After a lovely lunch canal side near the hotel we strolled through crowds of people. I was trying rather desperately to gain material for additional shows. Armed with a general theme, I then try to take appropriate photos. I have now an equal number of shows for the Orvieto/Florence part of ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Ca'Tron Hotel Venice
Other places to stay in Venice
Dorsoduro, Venice | 5 star hotelfrom $233
- Best view in Venice
- Amazing hotel
- A true 5 star hotel
Castello, Venice | 5 star hotelfrom $393
- Scusarme- did you say 5 star hotel? No way!
- Loved it
- Nice, but not the best
San Marco, Venice | 5 star hotelfrom $186
- Best Hotel in Venice
- GREAT GREAT GREAT !
San Marco, Venice | 5 star hotelfrom $431
- Recommend Westin Europa
- Good Location - Bad Service - Wornout
- Awful - Luxury Price - Rude Worthless Service - Worn Accomodations
Mestre, Venice | 4 star hotelfrom $126
Mestre, Venice | 1 star hotelfrom $107
San Marco Mercerie, 760, Venice | 4 star hotelfrom $330
- Great location, friendly staff.
- Good Place
- It's OK really
Mestre, Venice | 4 star hotelfrom $122
Santa Croce, Venice | 4 star hotelfrom $204
- Close to Train Station
- Clean, but dated
- Nice but out of the way
Cannaregio, Venice | 4 star hotelfrom $188
- A grand choice
- The Best
- Excellent Hotel
San Marco, Venice | Hotelfrom $492
San Marco, Venice | 5 star hotelfrom $481
- Our favorite hotel in Venice!
- One of the top hotels in the world?
Cannaregio, Venice | 3 star hotelfrom $169
- 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 $380
- Stunning Hotel. Great Staff
- Pleasantly surprised
- Like a wonderful dream!
San Marco, Venice | 4 star hotelfrom $189
- Great for a winter break
- Woderful Stay
Cannaregio, Venice | 4 star hotelfrom $186
- Worst place to rest your Head
Castello, Venice | 3 star hotelfrom $178
- THE WORST HOTEL I EVER STAYED AT IN MY LIFE
- Fantastic Hotel with Great Views
- Quintessetial venician
San Marco 1332, Venice | 4 star hotelfrom $309
- Loved it!
- A superb hotel and location
- Great hotel, great location
Mestre, Venice | 3 star hotelfrom $100
Santa Croce, Venice | 4 star hotelfrom $237
- Good old Sofitel
- Excellent Hotel !
- Excellent Sofitel.
San Marco, Venice | 3 star hotelfrom $206
- Absolute worst hotel I have ever stayed at!
- Best location in Venice
- Very central location
San Marco, Venice | 4 star hotelfrom $218
- Charming Hotel with Great Location
- A good adress
- We loved it!! October 2003
San Marco, Venice | 5 star hotelfrom $822
- 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 $163
- Lovely Hotel in Quiet Part of Lovely City
- Good, quiet stay
- 40th wedding anniversary enjoyed.
San Marco, Venice | 3 star hotelfrom $147
- Loved it all - used Italiatour
- Great value, clean, great breakfast
- Good experience in Venice