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"Private Tour: San Polo Walking Tour - Merchants
"Private Tour: San Polo Walking Tour - Merchants Courtesans and Painters""In a city where west met the east exotic items like silk and oriental spices were traded along with copper and wood. Many of the courtesans lived in sumptuous apartments and were accomplished musicians and brilliant conversationalists. They were even secretly used as spies for the state.The second part of this tour allows you to admire the Gothic Frari church which dwarfs the eastern section of San Polo. Built by Franciscans in around 1250 it is one of the city's largest places of worship. You will admire its striking interior
From EUR37.00
Skip the Line: Best of Venice Private Tour Including San Marco Doges' Palace and Gondola Ride
"See the very best Venice has to offers in one day private walking tour. Explore historic sites including an extended visit to St Mark’s Basilica with our very knowledgeable English-speaking guide. No queuing and VIP treatment all the way with this exclusive package. You will be immersed in Venetian culture as you meander through Venice perhaps Venice’s most famous landmark. Here you can admire the magnificence of the Doge’s Palace and with 'skip-the-line' tickets you will soon be inside discovering the beautiful ceilings with frescoes by Tintoretto and walls adorned with paintings by V Venice’s famous lover and writer was imprisoned in one of the palace attics before managing to escape? Next is the highlight of the tour; the spectacular Basilica San Marco. The guide will point out how eastern architecture and western design have come together to create the Basi some made in the city and others plundered during the crusades. Of particular interest are the 11th century mosaics some of the few treasures that have survived the Basilica’s floods and fires over the centuries. This carefully designed guided tour includes many other famous sites includingCampo San Giovanni e Paolo
From EUR760.00
Venice Like a Local: Private Walking Tour
"A secret walking tour that will allow you to know the best preserved and authentic face of the city: narrow streets and canals beautiful squares and churches.Discover the areas of the city less frequented by the bustle of tourists and experience the authentic Venice following routes more peculiar than the classic tourist tours. There are numerous examples of places that bridges and facades.The tour departs from the top middle section of Rialto Bridge and explore the secret spots of Rialto and San Polo area. The route can be customised according to your personal wishes."""Discover the authenticity of Venice and visit those hidden pathways and secret spots like a local. Explore the city's streets during this 2-hours walking tour with the help of knowledgeable local guide.title=Highlights&1=%3Cp%3E2-hour+private+walking+tour+of+Venice%3C%2Fp%3E&2=%3Cp%3ESee+the+hidden+side+of+Venice+only+locals+know%3C%2Fp%3E&3=%3Cp%3EGet+away+from+the+crowds+to+see+authentic+Venice%3C%2Fp%3E&4=%3Cp%3EChoose+a+morning+or+afternoon+tour%3C%""
From EUR250.00

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Venice to Klagenfurt and Vienna by Train

There is only 1 direct train from Venice Mestre, leaving 1.30 am to Klagenfurt arriving 4.40 am, and on to Vienna arriving 8.34 am and 1 1rain from Venice St. Lucia at 9.05 pm via Salzburg arring at...
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Aug 18, 2016

Ticket and reservation are often stapled together

Last year on the train from Venice to Verona, the conductor was about to throw me off the train because he thought I'd purchased a seat reservation but no train ticket. I had bought the ticket and...
Nov 22, 2015

Taking an overnight train with sleeping quarters

We did not come to Venice in an overnight train but instead left Venice to go to Frankfurt, Germany in an overnight train. It's a long train ride, about 8 hours. We left close to midnight and arrived...
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Mar 29, 2015

You have to take the train

You cannot drive in the heart of Venice. It is not possible or even allowed. Even bicycles are limited to where they can ride. So, at a certain point you can commute to Venice by car and then you have...
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Mar 29, 2015

Train Trip from Hell!

We took the 11-hour overnight Euro Railway trip from Venice to Vienna via Salzburg and it was the worst we've ever experienced. On boarding at Santa Lucia we struggled to get our 2 large suitcases...
Oct 09, 2014

Take the train

We spent a couple days in Vicenza before continuing our trip east to Venice. The quickest and most efficient way to get to Venice was by train, so we purchased our tickets at the station in Vicenza,...
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Jan 27, 2012

Understanding The Information Boards/Station

Understanding the Billboard Train Times in the station.The photo shows the train number, the time it leaves and where it makes stops. They are all listed by the 24 hour clock time. Listed in the photo...
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Oct 03, 2011

Train to Ljubljana

It was a little frustrating booking a ticket on Trenitalia's website so here are a couple of pointers:First, you may need to type in the Italian spelling of the city although Venice worked in this...
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Apr 04, 2011

Traveling by train to/from Venice

The Santa Lucia train station might very well be the ugliest building in all of Venice, but of course that shouldn't stop you from traveling by train! I thought trains in Italy were very comfortable,...
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Aug 11, 2010

Train travel to and from Venice

I travelled by train from Mestre to Padua - then later from Peschiera (Lake Garda) to Venice Santa Lucia (Ferrovia) station.It was quite an experience to alight at Santa Lucia, and walk through the...
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Aug 06, 2010

Make tracks to Venice

Located right on the Grand Canal in the Santa Croce sestieri is the Santa Lucia train station. It makes arrivals or departures from Venice extremely easy. You can step off your train, exit the station...
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Jul 17, 2010

I always take the train to...

I always take the train to Venice. Parking can be a pain in the neck and costly. Average $20 euro. If you are flying to Venice then no problem, but if you are driving I recommend going to the train...
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May 21, 2010
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San Polo 2542, Fondamenta Contarini, Venice, 30125, Italy
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S Polo 2344, Campo Sant'Agostin, Venice, Veneto, 30125, Italy
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"Wandering around Venice with Suvanki"
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"Amore eterno per Venezia la Serenissima :-)"
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"Venice – the City of Art"
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San Polo District - Sestiere San Polo

These two Sestieri blend into each other and offer opportunities for quiet walks in dark, narrow alleys in addition to some of the most beautiful churches - and the famed paintings inside the...
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Ca' Pesaro

Ca' Pesaro turned out to be my favourite art museum in Venice. It is housed in a beautiful baroque-style palazzo built on the Grand Canal between 1659 and 1710. The palazzo was turned into a museum at...
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Canal Grande

this will be my pictures foe the night view of the grand canal The Grand Canal is the main artery of Venice that splits the city rougly into two halves and of which 4 bridges cross the grand canal at...
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Campo Santa Margherita

Piazzas are the happening centers here and there throughout the city. Some have less activity than others. This one was quite busy. I think because it was near the schools for the kids. We noticed...
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Palazzo Grassi

Completed by 1772, Palazzo Grassi was the last major palace to be built in Venice before the fall of the Republic. It was commissioned by the Grassi family (from Bologna) and designed by the architect...
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Ca' Rezzonico

The baroque palazzo Ca' Rezzonico at the Canale Grande - with its striking facade of white marble - is one of the finest examples of Venice city palaces now open to the public. It was built in the...
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