Vaniglia Ai Giardini
Travel Blogs from Venice
... down a large portion of the coast, topped off with the peninsula of Portofino which contains many small bays where you are better off in a boat than a car for getting around. Truly stunning scenery but as it was the weekend any spare space in town or at the beach was taken, we barely even made into the tiny town of Portofino (home of the rich and famous) before we were gestured to turn around before it was ...
... kind of rag-rolled on which is because of the sun and reflections below. Once on the terrace you see the replicas that stand looking over the balcony onto piazza San Marco. The view from up there is breathtaking. After visiting the basilica we took a wander around the piazza. We saw the dodge's palace which was the official residence of those who ruled Venice between 697 to 1797. It's a gothic building and very elegant. Coming out of the Basilica we spent time just soaking in the ...
... a boat back to the Rialto and walk to the supermarket. We buy lunch at the supermarket and some wine. We have paid for a water taxi to take us on a canal tour €60 for two. We enjoy the tour, however it is over cast and cold. We decide to walk to the train station to organise tickets to Florence. It's a 45 minute walk. We go across a bridge that is badly designed and made of ...
... Lightbulb! Jermaine had an idea. We taped together some paper placemats from the restaurant and cut out eye slits and labelled ourselves "The Kelly Gang". We returned to the party and everyone was amused as we enjoyed the evening.
The night was getting on and we were all exhausted from travel and laughter. We decided to bail after agreeing to tour the city of Venice the following day together. The rain had started to fall heavily and we were concerned that Ben was ...
... write poems for Robert to send back to Indiana to his sweetheart Anna Jo (Rita's mom who still lives back in Indiana).
Bob's Best Girl
Bob showed me a pictured of his best girl
You can tell it just by looking, that she's really a pearl
It's gals like her at home
That makes everything worth while
You can have the girls you pin up, with their glamour and their fame
But with guys like us there's one thing, that will always be ...
Other places to stay in Venice
Dorsoduro, Venice | 5 star hotelfrom $233
- Best view in Venice
- Amazing hotel
- A true 5 star hotel
Castello, Venice | 5 star hotelfrom $393
- Scusarme- did you say 5 star hotel? No way!
- Loved it
- Nice, but not the best
San Marco, Venice | 5 star hotelfrom $186
- Best Hotel in Venice
- GREAT GREAT GREAT !
San Marco, Venice | 5 star hotelfrom $431
- Recommend Westin Europa
- Good Location - Bad Service - Wornout
- Awful - Luxury Price - Rude Worthless Service - Worn Accomodations
Mestre, Venice | 4 star hotelfrom $126
Mestre, Venice | 1 star hotelfrom $107
San Marco Mercerie, 760, Venice | 4 star hotelfrom $330
- Great location, friendly staff.
- Good Place
- It's OK really
Mestre, Venice | 4 star hotelfrom $122
Santa Croce, Venice | 4 star hotelfrom $204
- Close to Train Station
- Clean, but dated
- Nice but out of the way
Cannaregio, Venice | 4 star hotelfrom $188
- A grand choice
- The Best
- Excellent Hotel
San Marco, Venice | Hotelfrom $492
San Marco, Venice | 5 star hotelfrom $481
- Our favorite hotel in Venice!
- One of the top hotels in the world?
Cannaregio, Venice | 3 star hotelfrom $169
- A great hotel!
- Nice Place
San Marco, Venice | 4 star hotelfrom $272
- Quite Pleased
- Misled by the 4* rating
- Honesty's a better policy
San Marco, Venice | 5 star hotelfrom $380
- Stunning Hotel. Great Staff
- Pleasantly surprised
- Like a wonderful dream!
San Marco, Venice | 4 star hotelfrom $189
- Great for a winter break
- Woderful Stay
Cannaregio, Venice | 4 star hotelfrom $186
- Worst place to rest your Head
Castello, Venice | 3 star hotelfrom $178
- THE WORST HOTEL I EVER STAYED AT IN MY LIFE
- Fantastic Hotel with Great Views
- Quintessetial venician
San Marco 1332, Venice | 4 star hotelfrom $309
- Loved it!
- A superb hotel and location
- Great hotel, great location
Mestre, Venice | 3 star hotelfrom $100
Santa Croce, Venice | 4 star hotelfrom $237
- Good old Sofitel
- Excellent Hotel !
- Excellent Sofitel.
San Marco, Venice | 3 star hotelfrom $206
- Absolute worst hotel I have ever stayed at!
- Best location in Venice
- Very central location
San Marco, Venice | 4 star hotelfrom $218
- Charming Hotel with Great Location
- A good adress
- We loved it!! October 2003
San Marco, Venice | 5 star hotelfrom $822
- A place to come home to
- A classic example of the Hit-and-Run Strategy
- Not a Five Star Rating
Cannaregio, Venice | 4 star hotelfrom $163
- Lovely Hotel in Quiet Part of Lovely City
- Good, quiet stay
- 40th wedding anniversary enjoyed.
San Marco, Venice | 3 star hotelfrom $147
- Loved it all - used Italiatour
- Great value, clean, great breakfast
- Good experience in Venice