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.
... lady kept interrupting (she is lovely, though). Apparently on the coach on the first day she wouldn't stop talking to Chuck and he ended up having to pretend he was asleep at one stage! He said then she woke up another lady to ask her where she was from! Glad we weren't sitting there! Tuesday: we began today with a panoramic tour of Venice. It was very different during the day. There were so many more tourists, which made it hard to take nice photos of anything ...
The bewitching city of Venice has always considered itself to be “married” to the sea. Overseas commerce and investment made the metropolis wealthy and powerful, and much of city’s unique charm comes from the ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsVilla Serena Mestre
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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