Travel Blogs from Venice
... Mark’s basilica. We had some great views of Venice and took lots of pictures. While we were up there, the clock struck five and I just about wet my pants. I wasn’t the only one though.
Once finished at the church, we took the five-minute vaporetto ride to San Marco and then transferred to our line 2 to San Toma. We did a bit of shopping in San Polo near the apartment, and then went to take the clothes off the line and pack up. Lucky for me, ...
... area, marveling at the way this city of canals and bridges operates. There were already many people walking around wearing carnival masks and every second shop and market stall had masks for sale. We had dinner at a restaurant by the canal just outside our apartment building. It was one Jacopo recommended as being used mainly by locals rather than tourists so was better quality and better priced. Again he was right, it was a ...
... back to 827, when a Byzantine Duke moved its seat to what is now known as the Rialto, and for the following 970 years, prospered on trade and under the rule of a Roman-style Senate headed by the Doge. In 1797, the city was conquered by Napoleon, a blow from which it never recovered. The city was soon merged into Austria-Hungary, then ping-ponged back and forth between Austria and a nascent Italy, but Venice is still a monument to the glory days of the Renaissance, and ...
... and he said, "Take a second right and then a left". That second right was so narrow it was as dark as night at 4 in the afternoon, and only five people passed us the other way. Once we made that left we were back in the masses.
All of these little streets and avenues are lined with stores, delis, gelato stands, and restaurants. If you want to grab a bite to eat and keep moving, you can grab a sandwich or pizza slice to go for a few euros. If you are ...
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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 | 2 star hotelfrom $68
Cannaregio, Venice | Hotelfrom $157
- Great place!!!
- What a great find!!!
- What a great little hotel!
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