Venice is a very safe city--one of the safest in Europe. I think it might be awkward to use a tripod to take photos because of the crush of tourists, especially at Piazza San Marco. Every spot is... more
As you take Vaporetto #1 down the length of the canal there are so many architectural details that it impossible to record them all. If you try, be sure to get a map with pictures on it so that you... more
Get lost at a certain point of your trip in Venice. Soon you will find some nice spots.
My favourite spots in Venice are made of a canal and a bridge or more. There are over 150 canals crossed by... more
Venice is a wonderful boatride for many visitors, that and the shops and museums are the focus. However, I would suggest that you take time to sit on a bridge and make photos of the gondolas, the... more
Murano & it's glass creative factories r a must but don't shop there - after seeing the factories, go off to the marketplaces in Murano to pick up the same items at MUCH lower prices. Burano is also... more
Wearing of masks in Venice (masquerading) began all the way in 1268 and it had to do with the relentless moral decline of the people of Venice. From the early 14th century new laws started to be... more
I suppose we all have our preferable part of Venice which we like better then the other ones. Sestiere di Castello, besides Caneregio, is a part of the town which I like the most. Being away from San... more
Much has been written about Venice. You can find a lot of information on the Internet.
You should've seen Venice. But I been glad I did not go specifically only for the city .Many cities are also... more
The Chorus Pass enables you to visit 16 Venetian churches for a single fee of €10. These churches otherwise make a seperate admission charge of a few euros each. The ticket is valid for one entry to... more
Glass… glass… glass. Turn north or south, east or west, and you will see… glass. But look closer: where does imagination lead us to?
What are the constraints of glass manufacturing? How do they... more
ok thanks for the replies so far - I am getting my head around it but need some advice on the maths.
Me and wife get the ATVO bus to Piazalle Roma return ticket each for 9 euro = 18 euros
Then to... more
There is a legend saying that when the noblemen wanted to convict someone they were sending him to pass a test that would prove his innocence or not.The test was to walk with success from one column... more
With the Venice card, access to Doges Palace, Correr Museo, with archelogical, and art museos, and a number of others are included. Price on line was 22 Euro, and Doges alone was 11 Euro, and Correr... more
Cannaregio is my favourite part of the town, it is definetely different face of Venice we know, less crowded by tourists and very pieceful, almost idyllic. When you have enough of endless "human... more
good that we don't need to witnessing flood by ourselves but said by locals and a good friend of mine [lea chiaramellano], venice get hit by annually flood. it's called acqua alta where the sea level... more
From the previous photo, I moved to the other side of St. Mark's Square & watching these 2 music bands, each from 2 different restaurants, rivalling each other who could attract the most passers-by... more
By now it is already some weeks ago that I came back from my 12 days visit in Venezia and it is still there - the spell, this magic city poured over me. Anytime I close my eyes, it is there, it fills...
We visited Venice many years ago as a day trip from Croatia. Like all other day tourists we did the usual trip of glass factory, St Marks's Square, Rialto Bridge and then a boat ride down the Grande...