Journals Venice

Getting lost in Venezia

Created by artslover on May 17, 2007 Best of IgoUgo

9 Reviews

We spent three nights in Venice doing a few tourist things and a lot of trying to figure out where we were.

We Open In Venice...

Created by Liam Hetherington on February 14, 2007 Best of IgoUgo

19 Reviews

"What news on the Rialto?" In search of the drama and culture of the world's most theatrically implausible city. Suspension of disbelief essential!

All Over Italy: Stop 1, Venice

Created by VA_traveler on January 7, 2007 Best of IgoUgo

5 Reviews
2 Stories

Even if your goal is to see as much of Italy as possible in 17 days, you have to start somewhere. Where better than Venice?

Venice: Another Name for Romance

Created by phileasfogg on July 8, 2006 Best of IgoUgo

6 Reviews

Gondolas gliding on rippling waters. Balconies brimming with crimson geraniums. Golden sunsets, fairytale palaces, and perfect piazzas.What’s life without Venice?

Of Carnivals and Gondolas

Created by Glamazon22 on January 2, 2006 Best of IgoUgo

5 Reviews

I'm just looking for... my mask! With all the tiny little shops, streets, and of course, dead ends, Venice was definitely frustrating to get around, but worth it once you got your bearings. The highlight of my time there was getting a carnivale mask!

Venice, Italy: Trip through history in a gondola!

Created by susiejwp on November 8, 2005 Best of IgoUgo

2 Reviews
4 Stories

Venice, Italy, has to be the most beautiful, tragic, and fantastically historic city I have ever visited. Not only does it thrill the visitor with its historic beauty, but tugs the heart with its slow demise.

Venal Venice - Beautiful and Decaying

Created by Ed Hahn on September 2, 2005 Best of IgoUgo

8 Reviews
1 Story

Venice must be the most touristy site in Italy because of its architecture, art, history, and reputation. I'm not sure it deserves its reputation. It can also be seen as a tourist trap because of its people, prices, and overall ambience. It's hard to decide which label it deserves.

Magical Venice

Created by dina4 on May 9, 2005 Best of IgoUgo

6 Reviews
1 Story

If you've never been to Venice, it's everything wonderful you've ever heard... only better! It is romantic, beautiful, and alive. But most of all, it is a feast for all the senses.

A ride down the Grand Canal

Created by jenandfrank on December 8, 2004 Best of IgoUgo

1 Review
5 Stories

A city of romance, relaxation, and food to die for.

Vanishing Venice

Created by Tolik on July 17, 2004 Best of IgoUgo

9 Reviews
1 Story

One day our family decided to visit Venice, the city of romance, the city of magic, the sinking city that can disappear. As John Ruskin wrote in The Stones of Venice "The rate at which Venice is going is about that of a lump of sugar in hot tea."

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