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Europe » Italy » Veneto » Venice June 14th 1995

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Europe » Italy » Veneto » Venice September 11th 1993

Sep 11, 1993 *City official name :Venezia *Founded date : *Location :Venetto Province *Elavation :? ft (? m) *Area :Approximately ? square miles (? kmĀ²). *Facts :Venice (Italian: Venezia, Venetian: Venexia) is the capital of the region of Veneto and the province of the same name in Italy. Its population is 271,663 (census estimate January 1, 2004). The city is included, with Padua (Padova), in the Padua-Venice Metropolitan Area, population 1,600,000. It has a nickname, "Queen of the Adriatic". The city stretches across numerous small islands in the marshy Venetian Lagoon along the Adriatic Sea in northeast Italy. The saltwater lagoon stretches along the shoreline between the mouths of the Po (south) and the Piave (north) Rivers. The populatio... read more
Venezia
Venezia
Venezia

Europe » Italy » Veneto » Venice May 25th 1993

UK & Europe, May 1993 Left Florence and headed for Venice. Venice gives off an air of elegance, yet there is much ruin and decay when you look closely. We went to a glass blowing factory and saw the most amazing creations of glass ware. True craftsmanship. I have always had a romantic notion of Venice in my mind. A romantic gondola trip through the canals with my husband by my side, whispering endearing words of love in my ear.......That notion was quickly squashed with no hope of romance from my better half! He was too busy looking through the lens of our video camera all the time. But we did get to glide through the canals on a gondola and I enjoyed every minute of it. I could get used to this mode of transport! ... read more
Venice
Venice
Venice

Europe » Italy » Veneto » Venice September 23rd 1974

Day 11 Monday Patty Dorsey Murphy Florence, Italy Nice mild We took a tour of Venice in the morning. Went all thru St. Marcos with a tour guide. Saw a glass display. Sat on St Mark's Square for lunch. Drove thru Appinnes Mts. Ate lunch in Bologna...on to Florence and the Auto Park Hotel. Quiet evening ...in room early. Tomorrow we tour Florence and off to Rome. Dianne Dorsey Parker Gilbreath Place: Venice & Florence (Auto Park Hotel) Weather: nice & sunny Left Venice early and rough night as took pill for constipation and spent the night in bathroom. Stopped in Bologna, Italy for lunch and went on to Florence. It is nice here and suppose to tour tomorrow. I feel better today. Italian people are not as friendly here as other parts of Europe. Before ... read more
Doge's Palace
St Mark's Square
Venice

Europe » Italy » Veneto » Venice September 22nd 1974

Day 10 Sunday Patricia Dorsey Murphy Venice, Italy cool, nice Driving through Innsbruck. Went inside Wilten Bascillica...Rococco style. Arrived in Venice. Hotel Triton..went on a gondola ride until 11 O'Clock..will tour Venice in the morning and be off for Florence later. Dianne Dorsey Parker Gilbreath Place: Venice, Italy Weather: cool - nice - Tritone Hotel Left Innsbruck early and crossed over to Italy in AM. Went thru the Dolomite Mtn range and was beautiful. People different here. Saw a man wetting on side of road in full view. Stopped for lunch in mountains. Arrived in Venice about 7:30 PM. After dinner went into Venice and rode gondolas. Rode with Pat, Karen, Mary & Patty. Sang and cut up - was fun. Drank wine - WOW! ... read more
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Innsbruck
Innsbruck




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