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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Plaza Mestre
One night only as heading to Cinque Terre
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... and float lazily down some canals and it's like a different time. Our gondolier would point out some places of interest as we went and was happy to chat and told us that a new gondola cost about 30-40k. The trip was about 40 minutes and was just right, we all got to enjoy it and it was short enough that the girls didn't get bored. When we got off we walked to the Piazza San Marco and picked up some lunch and sat on the steps around the square as ...
... was the reason for the cone nosed masks worn by doctors who filled the cones with herbs and spices to purify the air when they were inspecting infected patients before having them removed off the islands. The tour then on foot for another hour before we negotiated with a gondolier (he said 100 Euro, I said ok) for a twilight tour of the canals with more local history thrown in.
Gondolas are built asymmetrically and specific to the weight of ...
... we spent the day walking miles upon miles, taking boats to various islands and parts of Venezia, enjoying the bells ring in the crowded St Mark's square and getting lost in the backstreets and canals of quaint Venice. We took nearly 300 pictures today. Sometime in the afternoon we just got too tired and too overwhelmed to take pictures ~ we simply walked for several more hours and enjoyed the scenery and tried to take it all in. ...
... for tomorrow or Wednesday.
After about 3 hours I decided it was time to sit and eat. Took me another hour to choose a restaurant and I tucked into a 'tourist' meal of fresh vegetable soup followed by chicken escalope with tomato sauce, chips and green salad, All washed down with half a litre of Prosecco of course. Total cost was 28 Euros including tip. Luckily I decided to ask for directions back to the pick up point before i ...
... restaurant, washed down with one litre of red wine! At this restaurant we met another fellow traveller, Victoria, from Argentina. She had moved to Berlin for six months, and was making the most of her weekends, by travelling to different spots around Europe.
As darkness fell we made our back to our hotel. We stopped on some steps along the Grand Canal and watched the boats and people go by once more. It was very peaceful, and yet another perfect way to end the day. ...