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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Helvetia Venice
Great location on Lido de Venice. Included breakfast was charming. Right near the water taxis and within walking distance of the. Beach! Bike rentals across the street. Just 15 minutes on the water taxi to the main island of Venice. Good choice to escape the craziness of the cruise passengers but close enough to all the action. Would totally return back to this hotel.
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... one time, however, they did. The islands mostly housed different convents and monasteries, and you could see the huge stone structure and churches on these islands that have been left to decay for hundreds of years. While it is somewhat surprising, I would imagine the historical sense of preservation wasn't foremost when the Venetians were busy battling invaders for the better part of 700 years. One of the monastery islands is still inhabited is ...
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... but there is no way I could et all of this. I share my potatoes and some eggplant with Gary & of course there is the green salad. I am so glad I only ate one Grissini stick while we waited for our meal. Gary says his Ravioli is divine and finishes off his meal with a Tiramisu. We can hardly move but slowly make our way back to the hotel, hoping that we can some how digest all this food by the time we are ready for bed. An end to a beautiful day in Venice !!
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Oh !! So there's the People Mover!
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