Hotel Petit Palais
Travel Blogs from Venice
... soft bread (I ate too much), and oysters freshly gathered this morning (we paid extra for these and they were exquisite). Croatia is not part of the euro system and deals in the Kuna, although they do take euro. I was prepared with Kuna which I was dying to use. We got the account for our 6 oysters and I thought, oh sh**t, 60 euro, that is terrible, but it equated to €7.00, phew! But we paid in Kuna! (60 Kuna!). I passed on the wine, and drank water which helped the ...
... boat ride through the canals and under the main sights like the bridge of sighs. It was great fun cruising around the city like this and getting to see some different parts.
In the evening we walked to a restaurant that some locals had recommended to us (quite a long way from the main tourist area) and had a delicious meal of traditional pasta dishes. We had another Aperol Spritz in the evening close to our hotel.
On our last morning we saw the Rialto Bridge and ...
... without using stairs.
Mistake # 2
We watched the indicator boards and our train’s platform did not show until about 5 mins before departure. We ended up at the wrong end of the platform and had to hurry down to the end of the train we had past earlier
We clambered aboard our carriage and dragged the cases on to the train then through the carriage, stowed them, then looked for our seat. There was ...
... becomes a competition to see who can attract the largest crowd. Darlene read in Rick Steves that the Caffe Florian has quite a history and is quite famous so we decided to spend a small fortune on two glasses of wine and two desserts, but it was well worth it as it was an experience we will not soon forget. The walk home was beautiful walking along the well lit alleyways and finally to our apartment. This is the life! ...
... we could because after seeing the cars on Rome we expected to get a few dents, but that didnt harppen.
Found our hotel after a while, we had turned right instead of left. Apparently that is part of the charm on Venice - getting lost. It is an amazing plac
e absolutely packed with tourists.
I am really happy that the city does not smell.
Lots of people complain of the ...