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Goooooood Morning Venice! Today we were up early to catch worms...y'know the early bird story and all that! Anyhow, I digress. So we went for a wander just after sunrise to see Venice in it's peaceful and most beautiful state before the masses arrive, however it's still easy enough to disappear down one the millions of alleyways to escape the crowds of people when need be. We went down to the ...
... into Italy since a customs agent came aboard to check passports. The ride was smooth and I tried to work on photos but I couldn't keep my eyes open until we arrived in Venice. What a sight! This is my second visit to Venice and the beauty and charm of this magical city is still delightful. Robin is now almost giddy with excitement and we haven't even seen the Grand Canal. We disembarked and cleared customs in hardly no time, bought our vaporetto (boat ...
It's another fine morning in Venice and we enjoy a olive oily breakfast of eggs and cappuccino to give us some fuel for the big day ahead. We set out early and start walking to toward San Marco to do some exploring and check out the famous Rialto bridge. We get a call from our fellow travellers who have gone to Venice and winged it, landing themselves a very nice hotel just around the corner. We catch up with J and Mish ...
... he went, no matter if it was around a curve, corner, or towards a cliff. When that finally ended, we were left to trudge uphill to the Castello. It was to be a relaxing hike through the vineyards, but instead was a 30 minute solid uphill climb that no one should ever have to face without knowing fully what they are being thrown into.
The tour was great, our guide, Gino, had an amazing passion for wine and the winery as was evident by how he spoke during the tour. The wine ...
... and a another great evening. Many of the pieces were accompanied by opera singers or ballet performances. A trip the next morning to the Schonbrunn Palace (the summer home of the ruling family, only just over 1000 rooms). Such a lavish palace for something was only their summer cottage. Beautiful gardens surrounded the palace. That night we then headed out to a traditional Viennese restaurant which has been visited by many of the rich and famous. Signed ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility