Is Venice, Italy on your bucket list?
Venice was at the top of my bucket list when we went in 2009 and after going I added going back to Venice onto my bucket list. Go figure. It’s just like Hawaii for me.
I was still new to travel blogging when we went and I posted very little on our trip to Venice. Tonight on a www.TravelingMom.com twitter party on romantic travel they asked where the most romantic place you’ve ever been. I could list 10 off the top of my head, but Venice, Italy tops that list. Here’s a photo tour about Venice 3.5 years later!
We did tons of window shopping, including strolling through a local market. Venice is known for it’s Murano glass and you can see from these pictures that holds true. The glass art was exquisite, as was the glass jewelry.
Not every inch of Venice is on a canal, although most of it was! On our last morning we strolled back towards the entrance to the city to catch the bus. We stopped in a couple of shops, grabbed some lunch and hung out eating in this park.
Venice oozes romance, but at night it is so much more romantic.
This was right outside our hotel.
Walking around the city is an experience. Even if you do nothing but walk around and hang out in cafes you’ll have a great time. If you want some beach time jump on a vaparetto and head out to Lido Beach.
Oh, and some of the streets are pretty narrow, allowing you to have a spiderman moment.
- A picture tour of the Venice hotel we stayed at: Hotel Riva, Venice Italy
- A picture tour of the other Venice hotel we stayed at Hotel Sant’Antonin
- Walking along the Grand Canal