sunrise, walk from Hotel Abbazia to Rialto, to the Frari, Campo Santa Margherita, Antico Martini, Campo Santa Maria Formosa, Strada Nuova. travel video
far from the crowds is the best way to see Venice -- away from the tourists and through the little alleys. Don’t worry about getting lost -- that is half the fun. travel video
glass blowing at Vecchia Murano; Mercerie shopping zone, lunch at the Rosticeria, the canals of Cannaregio to Campo di Ghetto Novo. travel video
San Marco, Vecchia Murano glass factory, walk to Rialto, Campo Santa Margherita, and a taste of Belinis at Gritti Palace, Hotel Danieli, Harry’s Bar.
One of the supreme Venice experiences is a gondola ride through the little canals, with music.
We talk about highlights of our visit to Italy, looking back at Rome, Florence and Venice.
at Povoledo, then walking tour with Daniela through back lanes to: Frari, Grand Canal, traghetto, Snail Staircase, Campo S. Luca, Rialto, Basilica San Marco. travel video
We stay at this charming hotel located just 2 blocks from the train station on a quiet side lane with a garden, as described by the manager, Alvise Vianello. travel video
we take a walking tour with our regular guide, Daniela Cominotto,to Piazza and Basilica San Marco,a glass factory, the Frari, and shopping.
, more walking; visit the luxurious home of the Doge, Venice's ruler, filled with art treasures; also we take in a concert, and traveler comments. travel video
ride on a vaporetto, Venice's water bus, then enjoy a tasty, inexpensive Rosticeria lunch; then more walking in lanes to the Snail Staircase with view from top. travel video
across the Grand Canal to Rialto Market, for fruits and veggies; wander lanes to Campo Santa Margarita, a popular local gathering place; mask shop. travel video
dinner at Fiaschetteria Toscana with Roberto, our favorite waiter; then Piazza San Marco at night, Vecchia Murano glass factory, vaporetto departure. travel video
with Daniela 1: little lanes and campi, Church of the Miracoli, Campo Santa Maria Formosa, Campo and Chiesa S. Zaccaria. travel video
r with Daniela part 2: S. Giorgio Maggiore, Bridge of Sighs, Piazza San Marco, Basilica San Marco. travel video
, Bruno's glass shop, Church of the Frari, walk through the lanes, Campo Santa Margherita, walking along scenic canals; vaporetto to train station. travel video
with Daniela. Venice: Piazza San Marco, Bridge of Sighs, San Zaccharia, drinks at the Grittii Palace, Rialto, Frari, Campo San Luca, leave town by train. travel video
down the Grand Canal, Rialto, Frari, Bellini, Campo Santa Margherita, Academia, Bienalle contemporary arts, glass blowing at Vecchia Murano glass factory. travel video
train to Venice
, walking tour through little lanes, Grand Canal, Frari Church, walk to Accademia Bridge. Travel video
down Grand Canal then walk with Daniela Cominotto, our favorite Venetian guide, then glass-blowing demonstration at Vecchia Murano and more.
music while we glide along the canals listening to one of the great singers of the city. Travel movie
from travelers about the highlights of Italy, including Rome, Florence and Venice.