"Quiet Nights,Beautiful Sights...Venice" Venice by travelgourmet
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Cruising into Venice is about the only way to get to St. Marks Square from a tourist's viewpoint. No matter how you arrive, via plane, train, car, or boat, you will eventually have to go by water to get there. What an entrance!
The sight before you is one that is hard to equal anywhere in the world. The overwhelming charm of water meeting buildings of exquisite design and magnitude is beyond words. You must personally experience the splendor of colors before you to understand the feeling. Don't forget to visit two of the neighboring Islands, Murano (Venetian glass) and Burano ( handmade lace and colorful homes), both a short vaporetto ride away. My wife's favorite city in the world. Well, maybe Paris or Rome might be right up there, as well.
- Pros:Venice offers many wonderful sights in a compact area.
- Cons:the water has an off odor in the canals.
- In a nutshell:One of the most romantic cities in the world
Murano is only a short vaporetto ride away from St. Marks Square. Why not go directly to the source of hand blown glass.... more travel advice
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