Travel Blogs from Venice
Venice. Venice. Oh spectacular Venice!!! One seriously remarkable city!!! A city built on swamps, it defies the laws of engineering and architecture. And oh what a beautiful site it is!!!! As we neared Venice station on the train, the city slowly began to reveal itself in all it splendor. It looked like a floating city out of a fairy tale or even the scene from some end of the world film. I was awestruck! As we got off the train and exited the station we were immediately struck by ...
... town called Cannaregio, and located right on a canal. The staff was awesome and we always had fresh cappuccino or espresso waiting for us in the morning. We took the train to Florence this morning and I'm looking forward to seeing all of the art in the next few days. It's dumping rain and it's supposed to continue for the next few days. Tomorrow we are going to see Michelangelo's David, The Duomo, and the Uffizi Gallery. Goodnight for ...
... out local points of interest (Marco Polo's house, Casanova's house, etc.), then we head back towards the centre for the Grand Canal. This section of the canal is picturesque but pleasingly quiet, and after a photo opportunity we complete the round trip and pay up: at a city-mandated standard price of €80 it's not something we'll be doing more than once, but definitely worth it for the experience. Next on our itinerary is a ...
... 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 ...
... the palace is non-existant unlike yesterday when there where two huge cruise ships docked.
The palace is much the same as any other but with a larger selection of weapons than anywhere else we'de ever visited. the various apartments were sparcely furnished with items having been relocated to the museums or stolen by Napoleon and put in the Louvre, however it is an obligatory part of the Venice tour. We did find out that ...
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Other places to stay in Venice
San Marco, Venice | 1 star hotelfrom $148
Dorsoduro, Venice | 2 star hotelfrom $166
Santa Croce, Venice | Hotelfrom $39
San Polo, Venice | Hotelfrom $157
Cannaregio, Venice | Hotelfrom $157
- Great place!!!
- What a great find!!!
- What a great little hotel!
Cannaregio, Venice | 2 star hotelfrom $68
Cannaregio, Venice | 2 star hotelfrom $103
Cannaregio, Venice | 3 star hotelfrom $138
San Marco, Venice | Hotelfrom $321
Marco Polo Airport, Venice | Hotelfrom $49
Santa Croce, Venice | 3 star hotelfrom $127
San Marco 2814, Venice | Hotelfrom $415
Cannaregio 5704 / A, Venice | Hotelfrom $67