Travel Blogs from Mestre
First we got the bus into Venice and purchased a travel card which meant we could use the Train, bus and water taxis throughout Venice and Mestre.
The views were absolutely stunning on the journey in which took about 30 minutes.
We bought a little map of the island which told you where the water taxis went to and from so hoped …
First off you may notice at the top of this entry that it says I was in Mestre as opposed to Venice, when I booked my accommodations I found that it was much more affordable to stay on the mainland (which you can see from the map is where Mestre is located) and after staying in hostels everyday since my hotel in Irun, Spain …
So all three days of Venice is going in one blog post. Because we did practically the same thing every day. It never got old.
Our hotel was nice. It was off the island, so we had to travel there by bus. 1,10 Euro was a one-way. Not bad, esp. considering it was all we had to pay for transport each day. One fare there, one fare back.
... lunch, but by the time the food came out, we had run out of time to see much of the town! After eating we rushed back to the bus, because the tour director said about ten times that we need to be punctual, and took some photos on the way. This is where the second Twilight movie was filmed (although I wouldn't have known if our guide didn't tell us)! Now we're back on the bus, heading for Rome where we will meet Mum and Jo again and start out tour to the South of Italy ...
Today was our first full day in Venice (and last…boo) and it started very nicely with the decision by all to sleep in. You would think the jet lag would not still be making our lives difficult but of course, it is. Abba and Grammy, I am told, went to our B&B’s minimal breakfast, while I snoozed away pleasantly. Then we got dressed, ready, and went to a nearby café to sit and write postcards.
We apparently committed a serious tourist faux ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
Hotel was lovely, quite easy to find and good for bus and train routes into Venice.
Staff were very helpful with directions. Breakfast was lovely, as were the fully equipped room
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