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- Continental Breakfast
- Breakfast Available
- High-speed internet in room (free)
- Pets allowed
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... the only remaining kosher bakery in Venice and saw the square where the Jewish money lenders' offices were housed. In many ways it's a somber part of the tour, thousands of Jewish people were forced to live in a very compressed area and were only allowed to conduct a very restricted amount of business. There were strict building codes related to the height of buildings throughout the city of Venice. So, in some of the ghetto ...
After a three and half hour easy train trip we arrive in Venice around 11 am, had to take a little while after getting off the train to take it all in, some serious crowds here, so we decided to let them all take off and we then battled smaller crowds for the water taxi to our hotel near St Marks Square. The ride was around 20 minutes or so then a short walk through St Marks Square to our hotel, little bit hard with bags on cobblestones but we took our time and enjoyed ...
... Rialto Market and took a short Traghetti (Traghetto) ride along the canals. A traghetti is similar to a gondola in shape, but holds 12 people sitting around the side of the boat. Many local Ventians ride the traghetti standing up. This is used simply to cross the canal -70 cents for locals or 2 euro for tourists.
We started the food tour in a historical bar that was formerly a charcoal store. ...
... combinations up on the spot for us - the sautéed mushroom, goats cheese and prosciutto was one to remember. Delicious. All this walking and eating had taken its toll so in true italian style 3pm was Siesta time for us too. A couple of hours later we couldn't miss our favourite time of the day, appertivo. Canal-side cocktails and pizza while watching the sunset over Venezia was the perfect way to end our time here.
Lucca, Cinque Terra and Pisa...we're on our way!!!
... we pushed our way to San Marco square for the midday Festa della Marie which is the official opening of the ceremony. Unfortunately our view wasn't the best. But I managed to take a short video of her 'flight' in the sky. The officialties were rather boring and over very quickly. Once this was done it was time for the fun to begin. People started jostling and moving about and we chose to walk around the square and see what people had come dressed in. ...