Venezia 2000 Hotel & Residence
Travel Blogs from Lido di Venezia
... booked to see an opera, The Barber of Seville, in a palazzo for the evening - Musica a Palazzo. It was quite close to home but it took us a long time to find. Ken had the map and we went one way and then the next, but just couldn't find the right piazza. I finally pulled out my phone and google maps took us there. You needed to cross a canal over one bridge and then immediatley cross back over another one that took you to the street where ...
... It was almost sunset by the time we got there so Anoop set off for some photos while Dad, Tan and I stopped at a shop to check out their lace items. The shop was owned by a family; the mom was sitting in the back area making a tiny (approx. 3” wide) miniature scene out of lace. It was a gondola and the work was so incredibly detailed. She was telling me that it takes her 3 days to make one and it was time to stop because her eyes were getting tired. The daughter was showing ...
... been uncovered, but works are continuingly ongoing. The city itself is amazing to wander through, even if the map we were given was useful only to start a fire with. We pretty much dispensed with it and wandered wherever the roads took us. We did see a number of the ‘petrified’ people, the poor souls who are now incased in an ash/mud tomb, frozen in the pose they took when their lives ended. We also saw a number of skeletons of people who perished when the roof above where ...
... one of the shops in the piazza, as I really do not have enough. We worked our way through the area, to come out at the other side at the famed Rialto Bridge. Before we got there, we grabbed a quick bite of early dinner. Not being sure how long the ride would take to get back to the train station, we hopped back on another vaporetto. As we had some time, walked around to some of the shops in the area.
Our train ...
... enclosed bridge that used to be crossed by the condemned, to take them to the prison cells once they'd had judgment passed on them in the Doge's Palace, which is directly across the canal from the dungeons and goal.
We next went to a place where beauty in glass is created, at the Murano Glass workshop and showroom. Here we watched a very skilled glass blower create a vase and a figurine of a horse right before our eyes! ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center