Travel Blogs from Venice
VENICE, JUNE 16
Today we awoke to a windy and cool day. We walked down to the vaporetta stop and got the "bus" to Burano. On the way we stopped at Murano and Mazzorbo and then finally Burano. As we started walking around we were impressed by all the pastel houses that made a riot of color along the canal. The street then open into a large pedestrian plaza with ...
... the armory with suits of armor and weapons - that would be right ...
... of the lovely weather, Sarah and I decided to take a little hike up the hill behind our house. Gianicolo hill offers a panoramic view of the city and stretches from my neighborhood to the Vatican. From what I read online, it was originally the only path that connected the two before streets were built. There are a lot of monuments up there and it is a beautifully paved path that walks along the edge of the hill. We got there just in time for the cannon to shoot off at ...
... So after that exhausting exercise it's time to head to the Pizza restaurant for some sustenance. Dinner is a-la-carte menu, not buffet, and drinks are reasonable €6.80 for a glass of red wine. There's a drink package but for all 4 if us would end up at over $NZ1,000 for the week (not that the kids are drinking wine) - that's ludicrous, after all it's a family holiday and our livers will be most grateful for a wee holiday too. We're sat next to some lovely people from ...
We woke up very early for our bus and plane ride to Venice. We flew to Venice and took a bus and boat into the city. We got lost for a few hours and then checked into our hostel. We regrouped with the girls and went for a gondola ride with Marco and ate gelato and went to the opera. That night we wandered home slowly and went out for dinner before going to ...
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- Best view in Venice
- Amazing hotel
- A true 5 star hotel
Castello, Venice | 5 star hotelfrom $393
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San Marco, Venice | 5 star hotelfrom $186
- Best Hotel in Venice
- GREAT GREAT GREAT !
San Marco, Venice | 5 star hotelfrom $431
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- 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
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- Good Place
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Mestre, Venice | 4 star hotelfrom $122
Santa Croce, Venice | 4 star hotelfrom $204
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Cannaregio, Venice | 4 star hotelfrom $188
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San Marco, Venice | Hotelfrom $492
San Marco, Venice | 5 star hotelfrom $481
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Cannaregio, Venice | 3 star hotelfrom $169
- A great hotel!
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San Marco, Venice | 4 star hotelfrom $272
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- 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
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Castello, Venice | 3 star hotelfrom $178
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- Great hotel, great location
Mestre, Venice | 3 star hotelfrom $100
Santa Croce, Venice | 4 star hotelfrom $237
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- Excellent Sofitel.
San Marco, Venice | 3 star hotelfrom $206
- Absolute worst hotel I have ever stayed at!
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San Marco, Venice | 4 star hotelfrom $218
- Charming Hotel with Great Location
- A good adress
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San Marco, Venice | 5 star hotelfrom $822
- A place to come home to
- A classic example of the Hit-and-Run Strategy
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Cannaregio, Venice | 4 star hotelfrom $163
- Lovely Hotel in Quiet Part of Lovely City
- Good, quiet stay
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San Marco, Venice | 3 star hotelfrom $147
- Loved it all - used Italiatour
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- Good experience in Venice