Hotel Villa Orio
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Villa Orio Venice
The staff is so friendly and helpful. The rooms are beautiful and the bathrooms are great. Such a nice change from sleeping in a smelly hostel.
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... I was wanting to see in Venice was the large square with the mighty high kind of Big Ben style clock tower. I had no idea where it was and the map I had was unreadable with its tiny writing and so I just had to keep searching.
Finally I asked someone where the square was and she directed me to it and after about 20 or so streets I finally found it.
This big square was simply amazing and was crammed full of tourists. The large clock tower ...
... considering most are at least 500+ years old, they get props (pun intended) for still resisting Mother Nature's relentless wear and tear. Neg: It appears the bulk of this city's economy is from marine maintenance and tourism. With tourists comes the usual cheap junk/souvenir vendors in every open space larger than a two-car garage. I'm a bit surprised we haven't seen any Expo '74 paraphernalia. =: Any ...
... and he will take us to the canal and meet the water taxi. So 9:55 we are waiting for our man. In potters Giuseppe, a lovely gentleman about 100 years old. We followed him v e r y s l o w l y through the lanes of Venice , this way and that way, and popped out somewhere else, what a surprise.. A different side of the lagoon. There was another jetty, fancy boats with fancy tourists , stilettos and bling , side burns and Armani sunglasses. Sun is ...
... numerous stepped bridges of different sizes crossing canals. The structure of the Hotel Pausania dates back to the 14th century and still has the original staircase leading to the second floor where our room was.
Our first objective was the Peggy Guggenheim Museum about 10 minutes walk away. This remarkable American heiress, ...
... with mosaics decorating the entire inside of the church. We walk through the upper levels of the Basilica and get a wonderful view of Piazza San Marco from the top. The original 4 gilded copper horses which used to stand at the top of the Basilica are now preserved inside the church, the horses currently on the outside are copies. We wander through the area of San Marco and admire the beautiful Murano glass, particularly the giant shells. We walk past ...