Venice is the final port on our 12 night Mediterranean cruise. We cruised into Venice the day before we disembarked, giving us an opportunity to come ashore in the evening, and return to sleep on the ship. Such an interesting city, I wish we had spent significantly more time here. However, we didn’t, so we only had time to hit the highlights of Venice.
Venice is like few other cities. It’s unique and special. Most of the streets are waterways, and the best way to get around is by boat. Unless you are a tourist, then you want to take a Gondola. We couldn’t resist.
And here are the highlights of our way to short visit to Venice Italy:
How about you, what are your highlights of Venice? Would you take a gondola ride?
General Travel Update: We have been traveling around the world since March. We added a last minute cruise deal on the Norwegian Spirit, embarking on Aug 26, 2012 for nearly 2 weeks. We will visit one port in France, four in Italy, two in Greece, and two in Turkey. Rick Steves’ Mediterranean Cruise Ports is the best book we have found whether you are doing your own shore trips or ship excursions.