Travel Blogs from Venice
... the evening so we ventured out in search of the starting point for our next tour, a trip out to the smaller islands in the Venice Lagoon. Well we got lost, not necessarily a bad thing in Venice but it did take a while to find it. So after a gelato, wonderful stuff, we found a more direct route back to 'home'.
Off on our tour in the third morning of Venetian stay, our adventure the night before made
finding our meeting place much easier. When ...
... One of the waitresses commented that the south African woman looked like Meryl Streep... Hahaha she looked far from it. I told her she was more like Charlize Theron (a much closer match!). After dinner and a bit more walking, I headed back to the hotel lounge to watch the game and Skype my mum! After a bit of a chat, I headed to my room to find two underwear clad men jumping on their beds with bottles of coke and Johnny Walker watching the ...
... These are for when the city floods. They spread these low stands over the water and people walk on them like elevated footpaths. Only in Venice!
At around 2pm we caught the ferry back to Lido island, walked to the hotel where I've spent the afternoon catching up on this travel blog. Nuggie had a sleep and then we went out for dinner: veggie pizza and gnocchi. We are about to turn the lights out and get some sleep. Off into Venice again tomorrow for our last day here.
... stations of industrial towns in the middle of Lombardia; the landscape offers nothing but concrete factory walls and muddy, recently ploughed fields. The view of Lake Garda is a relief; from there onwards the journey becomes more pleasant. In Veneto I begin to see some patches of green and little by little the clouds thin out. When I finally get to see it, the Venice lagoon is surrounded by sunlight. In Venice I find my friend ...
... it, a gondola ride wouldn’t be complete without a kiss being given under a bridge! Right! So, when the occasion came up, Michel and I sealed the kiss making it a special moment captured on photo. After all, wasn’t this one of those things that you’re supposed to do here in Venice! Kiss while passing under a bridge! For luck! Ha, ha, ha!
TripAdvisor Reviews La Madoneta Venice
Other places to stay in Venice
Dorsoduro, Venice | 5 star hotel
- Best view in Venice
- Amazing hotel
- A true 5 star hotel
Castello, Venice | 5 star hotelfrom $559
- Scusarme- did you say 5 star hotel? No way!
- Loved it
- Nice, but not the best
San Marco, Venice | 5 star hotelfrom $472
- Best Hotel in Venice
- GREAT GREAT GREAT !
San Marco, Venice | 5 star hotelfrom $451
- Recommend Westin Europa
- Good Location - Bad Service - Wornout
- Awful - Luxury Price - Rude Worthless Service - Worn Accomodations
Mestre, Venice | 4 star hotelfrom $160
Mestre, Venice | 1 star hotelfrom $87
San Marco Mercerie, 760, Venice | 4 star hotelfrom $300
- Great location, friendly staff.
- Good Place
- It's OK really
Mestre, Venice | 4 star hotelfrom $115
Santa Croce, Venice | 4 star hotelfrom $90
- Close to Train Station
- Clean, but dated
- Nice but out of the way
Cannaregio, Venice | 4 star hotelfrom $186
- A grand choice
- The Best
- Excellent Hotel
San Marco, Venice | Hotelfrom $492
San Marco, Venice | 5 star hotelfrom $404
- Our favorite hotel in Venice!
- One of the top hotels in the world?
Cannaregio, Venice | 3 star hotelfrom $158
- 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 $327
- Stunning Hotel. Great Staff
- Pleasantly surprised
- Like a wonderful dream!
San Marco, Venice | 4 star hotelfrom $163
- Great for a winter break
- Woderful Stay
Cannaregio, Venice | 4 star hotelfrom $232
- Worst place to rest your Head
Castello, Venice | 3 star hotelfrom $183
- THE WORST HOTEL I EVER STAYED AT IN MY LIFE
- Fantastic Hotel with Great Views
- Quintessetial venician
San Marco 1332, Venice | 4 star hotelfrom $306
- Loved it!
- A superb hotel and location
- Great hotel, great location
Santa Croce, Venice | 4 star hotelfrom $213
- Good old Sofitel
- Excellent Hotel !
- Excellent Sofitel.
San Marco, Venice | 4 star hotelfrom $223
- Charming Hotel with Great Location
- A good adress
- We loved it!! October 2003
San Marco, Venice | 3 star hotelfrom $189
- Absolute worst hotel I have ever stayed at!
- Best location in Venice
- Very central location
San Marco, Venice | 5 star hotel
- 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 $80
- Lovely Hotel in Quiet Part of Lovely City
- Good, quiet stay
- 40th wedding anniversary enjoyed.
San Marco, Venice | 3 star hotelfrom $161
- Loved it all - used Italiatour
- Great value, clean, great breakfast
- Good experience in Venice