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TravelPod Member ReviewsLugano Torretta Venice
Everything was OK. The room was clean, the breakfast was good, the personnel helped us with indications. And the price is accesible compared to the prices in Venica
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... toilet. But we are right in Venice, beside stores selling art, wooden paddles, and Venetian glass. It's a wonderful place to be and even with our droopy eyelids and sore feet we couldn't deny ourselves a walk around the bridges, narrow streets and footpaths. We ended our day with a pizza and a glass or red wine. The pizza was truly gorgeous, the wine sent Nic straight to sleep. We are both looking forward to exploring this place ...
Alex and I were up early this morning to make the most of our last day in Venice. We caught the vaporetto to St Mark's Square with Amy, Duane, and Kristian. As soon as we arrived we stopped for coffee on the waterfront (Amy and I shared a piece of cake) but it was very expensive - 8.5 Euros for a cappuccino! There was a 45 minute wait for the vaporetto to Burano so we went to ...
We checkout before breakfast to avoid the line up we witnessed the day before. After picking at the best of the worst hotel breakfast we decide to make our way to Rialto bridge. The most famous bridge in Venice wide enough there are shops on it & hundreds of tourists trying to get photos. Grant can't believe the vanity of some of them, fix the hair & face before striking a pose. After many photos & souvenir shops & markets ...
... told that "You're in Italy - cash or no go"
We headed out walking and eventually found the bus stop. All good.
We got on the bus and I looked around expecting to see a bus full of tourists headed in the same direction. Nope - bus full of Italians - where are the tourists?!?!?? Jack and I were squished into the aisle without seats, hoping that we would end up in the right place.
Luckily, about 15 minutes later we saw the water ...
... said they just had a midnight mass (which we found out later wasn't true). We continued on, wandering the calles until we stumbled upon San Zulian church (which was free to look at, but no pics allowed) so we stopped in there for a break. San Zulian was the first church we had seen decorated with primarily with tapestries.
After San Zulian, we suddenly found ourselves in the chaos of St Mark's square. The line for the Basilica San Marco looked short ...