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TravelPod Member ReviewsRiviera Hotel Lido di Venezia
Great view...so, so room.
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... this hotel, so I knew what kind of room to get and what to expect from the hotel.
If you're flying in, your best bet is to get the Alilaguna boat service from Marco Polo Airport to the hotel (€15 per person), as it stops a few hundred yards down from the hotel, and as a female I do not travel lightly, so I was pleased that it wasn't that far to walk. (There is a small bridge though).
The public transportation is ...
My first full day in Venice was lovely. I woke at about 7am and had a nice breakfast at the B&B. Skyped with Mia and Stella, which was great, and then popped down to the Rialto Market to take a look around. It wasn't in full flight because it was a Monday, but there were lots of fresh fruits and vegetables to be found. There were a few popular attractions that I wanted to see in Venice, and I knew that the other thousands of tourists ...
... was canceled. His son felt too self conscious about his English which was fine really. Instead we had a nice chat with him, a personable and sweet 19 yr old who was placed in charge by his dad. We then strolled the near empty streets which as I indicated are amazing at night. Back now going to bed and getting ready for that incredible task of getting home estimated to take a total of 17 or so hours from door to ...
... such a difficult area, because the people were escaping persecution and this area was very difficult to get to. They reclaimed the land like dutchies.
We saw the biggest painting in the world and wandered the new gaol, built in the late 1500’s.
We left our tour and decided to wander a circuitous route via the station to our accomodations.
We had a yummy lunch of Lasagne and pizza. You would think pizzas in Italy would be wonderful, right? Well ...
... than what you find on the square. After lunch we went into St. Marc's church. No pictures were allowed inside, but the ceiling is beautiful, and the floors were like tile quilts. There was gorgeous piecework throughout the whole building. When we got out of the church, we went over to the Doge's palace. Here we got to see the Doge's apartment, complete with a ton of breathtaking works of art and many fancy ceilings and staircases. Also we ...