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... because of its quiet, laid back vibe and lack of other tourists. The main, and really only, tourist attraction is the Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta, which was founded in 639 and is especially known for its 11th and 12th century mosaics. No photos were allowed inside, so you'll have to take my word for it.
Perhaps the most exciting news for me on the whole tour was that Ernest Hemingway slept here! He spent ...
The fast train to Venice at 225 kph made some stops along the way but got us there in about 3.5 hrs. We took the wrong boat around so missed the Grand Canal and then didn't get off at our stop so had to finish that route,get off and get on again for the ride back. The La Calcina hotel/B&B is right on the water ande we have a spectacular view from the windows of our top floor corner room. ...
... there. For lunch we went to this really cute place on the street. Then we find out there's a service tax to sit at a restaurant. The places to eat charge you €2 per person to sit at a table! This city just robs you of money for stupid things! After lunch we decided to go to some of the islands off the main island of Venice. We made our way to the ferry and had to wait for a little while for the next one to come. I wanted to see how warm ...
... You can easily buy day pass so you can hop on and off on different stations. It can take you whole day to get a whole view of the different stops without going into the museums.
There are a lot of places to check out in Venice (top 12)
- The Grand Canal
- Rialto Bridge
- Piazza San Marco
- St Mark's Basilica
- Santa Maria de la Salute
- Peggy Guggenheim Collection
- Doge's Palace
- Palazzo ...
... but you are on an island so there is only so far to go. Tomorrow they are predicting rain so that should be interesting since this is a completely outdoor city. For those of you who go to Epcot and recognize Doge's palace and clock tower in our photos, Disney's version is much cleaner.... Looking forward to to or row and hoping to stay dry... Steve and ...