Travel Blogs from Venice
... that can be hung on the wall. I think that would make for a nice memento. Anyway, I'm definitely looking forward to tomorrow a lot more than I was today. And I'm glad it only takes less than a day to lift my spirits :D
Things I'm grateful for: being 'cured' before I came on this trip and not minding my own company; my Japanese slowly coming back albeit basic- both in listening and reading; getting to explore Venice with the luxury of time
... Jacquelyns maths teacher from Riverside Girls; which proves that no matter how far I go I will always bump into someone I know.
By the time we came out of the museum to go the church and the golden staircase, it was still raining and the tide was in, which meant that the square has started to flood. It was at least 6 to 8 inches deep in place with some of the shops on one side of the square using their waterproof gates to close off their shops to the water. Some of the ...
... by Maurizio Codussi and built beginning in 1496. The clock displays the time, the phase of the moon, and the dominant sign of Zodiac. The clock was placed so it is visible from the waters of the lagoon giving notice to everyone of the wealth and glory of Venice. The massive clock face with its complex machinery represents Venice's triumphs in the fields of mechanics ...
... part of Venice has no direct paths but a maze of canal side walkways to find and negotiate. When frustrated or tiring a mango gelato goes a long way to re-energising or rebooting the system.
We then met up with Louisella for an evening guided tour. Hopped onto one of those great Venetian water taxis, aka very stylish motorboats and cruised the canals learning history, geography, art, medicine and philosophy from a local with a cute accent. ...
... up and moving on to annoy someone else at another camping ground. Today we were trekking up Mount Vesuvius, destroyer of Pompeii, and continual menace to southern Italy. A tour via bus would cost us each €20, but to go yourself cost a total of €18.50. So we drove. Naturally, we got horribly lost, nearly killed in the Italian traffic, and suffered multiple nervous breakdowns. But then we regrouped, found our way and were soon travelling up the mountain, which is a long, ...
TripAdvisor Reviews La Madoneta Venice
Other places to stay in Venice
Dorsoduro, Venice | 5 star hotelfrom $233
- Best view in Venice
- Amazing hotel
- A true 5 star hotel
Castello, Venice | 5 star hotelfrom $393
- Scusarme- did you say 5 star hotel? No way!
- Loved it
- Nice, but not the best
San Marco, Venice | 5 star hotelfrom $186
- Best Hotel in Venice
- GREAT GREAT GREAT !
San Marco, Venice | 5 star hotelfrom $431
- Recommend Westin Europa
- Good Location - Bad Service - Wornout
- Awful - Luxury Price - Rude Worthless Service - Worn Accomodations
Mestre, Venice | 4 star hotelfrom $126
Mestre, Venice | 1 star hotelfrom $107
San Marco Mercerie, 760, Venice | 4 star hotelfrom $330
- Great location, friendly staff.
- Good Place
- It's OK really
Mestre, Venice | 4 star hotelfrom $122
Santa Croce, Venice | 4 star hotelfrom $204
- Close to Train Station
- Clean, but dated
- Nice but out of the way
Cannaregio, Venice | 4 star hotelfrom $188
- A grand choice
- The Best
- Excellent Hotel
San Marco, Venice | Hotelfrom $492
San Marco, Venice | 5 star hotelfrom $481
- Our favorite hotel in Venice!
- One of the top hotels in the world?
Cannaregio, Venice | 3 star hotelfrom $169
- A great hotel!
- Nice Place
San Marco, Venice | 4 star hotelfrom $272
- Quite Pleased
- Misled by the 4* rating
- Honesty's a better policy
San Marco, Venice | 5 star hotelfrom $380
- Stunning Hotel. Great Staff
- Pleasantly surprised
- Like a wonderful dream!
San Marco, Venice | 4 star hotelfrom $189
- Great for a winter break
- Woderful Stay
Cannaregio, Venice | 4 star hotelfrom $186
- Worst place to rest your Head
Castello, Venice | 3 star hotelfrom $178
- THE WORST HOTEL I EVER STAYED AT IN MY LIFE
- Fantastic Hotel with Great Views
- Quintessetial venician
San Marco 1332, Venice | 4 star hotelfrom $309
- Loved it!
- A superb hotel and location
- Great hotel, great location
Mestre, Venice | 3 star hotelfrom $100
Santa Croce, Venice | 4 star hotelfrom $237
- Good old Sofitel
- Excellent Hotel !
- Excellent Sofitel.
San Marco, Venice | 3 star hotelfrom $206
- Absolute worst hotel I have ever stayed at!
- Best location in Venice
- Very central location
San Marco, Venice | 4 star hotelfrom $218
- Charming Hotel with Great Location
- A good adress
- We loved it!! October 2003
San Marco, Venice | 5 star hotelfrom $822
- A place to come home to
- A classic example of the Hit-and-Run Strategy
- Not a Five Star Rating
Cannaregio, Venice | 4 star hotelfrom $163
- Lovely Hotel in Quiet Part of Lovely City
- Good, quiet stay
- 40th wedding anniversary enjoyed.
San Marco, Venice | 3 star hotelfrom $147
- Loved it all - used Italiatour
- Great value, clean, great breakfast
- Good experience in Venice