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.
... in half and stuff it up my T-shirt to get on the bus, I'll be fine. Anyway.... Up at 6.15am On our way to Venice.... By bus... Then boat! Wow! First we went to a glass blowing Demonstration by Murano. think I saw Giovanni, Narelle! Funnily enough he seems to be flowing my blog. Just you wait until I can get Google translate up and running..... That was great. Then checked out all the beautiful glass made there. I really loved this.... Thought I would though. ...
... the rain. Crowds of people and this meant to be shoulder season. The square is beautiful with St Marks at the top and surrounded by colonnaded buildings on the other 3 sides. Lots of pigeons and water coming up through the drains with the very high tide. There really does seem a problem with Venice being taken over by the sea. But there is a lot of restoration work being done so its not to lost to us yet. We leapt on ...
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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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