We visited Venice on our (now annual) Eurotrip in May 2017. Here is the quick take!
Visited: May, 2017
Days in Venice: 3
Travelled to Venice by: Plane from Toronto
Stayed at: Hotel Campiello
Favourite site: The Grand Canal!
Favourite restaurants: Trattoria alla Rivetta, Ristorante da Cherubino, Ristorante Antica Sacrestia
Other Great Spots: Dal Moro’s Fresh Pasta to Go, Bacaro Risorto
Venetian Specialties: Bigoli in salsa, Scampi with polenta, Bacalá mantecato, Polenta
Tours: Walks of Italy – Venice in a Day Tour
Must See & Do: Piazza San Marco, St Mark’s Basilica, Grande Canal & Rialto Bridge, Fish Market, La Fenice Theatre, Mercato Rialto, Dodges Palace, Bridge of Sighs and take a Vaporetto ride. Gondola rides are fabulous, expensive but fun.
If you have time: Take a ride to the island of Burano and Murano.
Day trips: None.
Tips: Buy a Vaporetto day pass (good for 24 hours) to get around and see the sites from the water. Most dinner restaurants probably need a reservation (which you can mostly make online).
We’re home! In fact we flew in less than 24 hours ago. Fingers crossed we can fight this jet lag quickly!
We had a fabulous time with the best weather possible! I’m going to do a series of blogs on this trip, but in the meantime, I’m going to leave you with this photo of Venice at sunset.
If you ever visit Florence, do yourself a favour and visit the Ponte Santa Trinita or Ponte alla Carraia during sunset.
I promise you won’t regret it.
I visited Jamaica with my parents in February 2007. As always, I’m obsessed with sunsets.
What a beautiful country!
Aruba is such a beautiful and inviting country. Everyone is so friendly! It’s definitely for those who don’t like sitting on the beach the whole week – there’s tons to do and really safe!
We visited Huatulco, Mexico last year and it was beautiful. My family takes (almost) yearly trips to the Caribbean. I’ll be sharing my trips for packing for a Caribbean vacation soon! In the meantime, enjoy this beautiful sunset!
We stayed at Dreams Huatulco Resort & Spa and loved it! Such a great variety of food, fantastic beaches, and sunsets like the above almost every night!