Venice in 2 Nights

Italy, Venice Guide (B): Venice in 2 Nights

I am fortunate to have visited Venice a few times, but this time I was set on a day trip to one of the five outer islands, Burano, known for its lace making or to photographers as “that amazing place with the colourful houses”. So Venice became the start of our 3 week European adventure.

Blame it on a very early morning decision at London airport or the fact we were short of time on our two day break, but we decided to splurge last minute and book a private water taxi with Venicelink to pick us up from Marco Polo Airport. Private water taxis are not cheap and will cost you about 100 euros or more (for 2 persons) but we found this website to offer the best rates. If I had to do it again, I would buy a ticket on the Airport link run by the company Alilaguna. They offer a shared water taxi for 27 euros per person and will take you to the major points of interest but will not take you direct to your hotel (so that may also depend on how much time you have and the location of your hotel.) The service can take up to 45 min – 1 hr. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Venice in 2 Nights
Guide Location: Italy » Venice
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Casa Nicolo Priuli San Marco Square European Cultural Centre Venice Biennale Bentigodi L’ Osteria Di Chef Domenico Taverna del Campiello Remer Osteria Ae Cravate Proscuitto E Parmigiano Bar Longhi Bacaro Risorto
Author: Ilana Sallick
Read it on author's website: http://www.sallysaysso.com/2-nights-in-venice-travel-guide/

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