San Lio Tourist House
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Free High-Speed Internet
Photos of San Lio Tourist House
TripAdvisor Reviews San Lio Tourist House Venice
Travel Blogs from Venice
... see it slowly. The lack of cars, the winding streets, the steep angle of the bridges makes you slow down and gives you a chance to take in the feel of the city. It makes you slow down your thoughts too. I will come back to Venice and Italy. I'm a bit nervous to leave the country - Italian sounds so familiar now, despite the fact that I understand so little of it. The Italians have transformed into regular people now I've been here a while - they aren't so easy to romanticise ...
... climb on top of other boats to get in.
After some traditional Italian pasta, we made it to the square where the Acedemia was. We soon realised, much to our misfortune, that the Acedemia was closed due to "technical reasons". So we had to walk back. On our way we passed a gelataria. We decided that it would be a great opportunity to try our first real Italian gelato. As you would expect the ...
... with its high walls along the waters edge and tall trees within was a private estate. Turns out it was, but not what we expected, being the Cemitero!
In Murano watched a glass blowing demonstration. Very interesting, and totally different to what we'd seen at Waterford in Ireland. It looked so easy and so casual, though do suspect that that was years of practice. Basically all the shops were selling items of glass, from small trinkets and ...
... renewed. I could handle much of France and French wording but Italian is another kettle of fish (or pot of spaghetti). We understand very little of anything. The train was very comfortable and very fast and we were soon seeing lots of water around us and knew we must be getting close to Venice!! We exited the train station to THRONGS of tourists. We didn't really expect the city to be sitting there empty waiting for us but really!!! It made for slow going. ...
... We've had this ongoing project of figuring out how the train works to get from here to Salzburg, Austria. Today, we needed to make sure we had a solution...time is running out!
So, Jack and I headed out this afternoon to find the train station in Venice and purchase our tickets. This was an adventure for two reasons:
1. We had no clue where the bus stop was or what bus to get on (or when to get off)
2. We had no Euro's and ...