- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Pets allowed
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... just slowly getting ready for our trip to Venice. Amazingly the campsite we randomly picked is only a 10 minute bus ride to Venice so we jumped on and rode over the bridge and then we were there. Arriving this way the first impression is nothing much but we set off to get our Vaporetti (water bus) and caught the first one that came along and this took us around the very un-scenic part of Venice at first, we got to see the food deliveries ...
Our tour guide Allessandro took us to the island Burano famous for lace and some of the most beautiful things I have ever seen. The island is like a picture postcard all the houses are bright colours and so pretty. From there we travelled by ferry to the island of Murano also famous but for its glass ware. We watched how they blow glass and of ...
... an extraordinary view of the square. A large museum upstairs in the roof of the large nave displaying many restored mosaics, frescoes, tapestries and so forth also occupied our morning.
Next was the Doges Palace (Palazzo Ducale). Not royalty but the system of elected government and law in the old Venetian time was housed in a magnificent palace with enormous chambers for the senate and judiciary with many halls and antechambers all highly ...
... in the day. It houses all the "opulence" of the times - and also the prison! There was more very ornate artwork (folks were flashy way back when) and some really cool armor & weapons! Of course we also crossed the Grand Canal at the Rialto Bridge, which was full of tourists trying to take a picture. One of the most frustrating parts of this trip is trying to walk through a million people trying to take ...
... hotel I booked provided a shuttle bus from the airport (for a small fee of 5 Euros) and it was waiting for me (and two other passengers) even though our plane had been delayed slightly. Checking in was a breeze and as you can see from the photos the room is fabulous.
I spent the next few hours unpacking, ironing, relaxing and then getting ready for dinner. I noticed as we pulled up at the hotel that there was a restaurant opposite. Roberto, one of the ...