We stayed two nights in a super cute B&B in one of the side streets, a 15minutes walk away from the station. On the first day we focused on exploring the outer half of the island. The main aim was to get a feel for the city and to see the St.Marco square, the most famous (and busy) square in Venice. The architecture is stunning and there's more pigeons than people there (watch your food).
|Ready to explore|
|The canals + gondolas|
|Marzipan fruit are THE thing to eat in Venice|
|Piazza San Marco|
After we headed towards the Canal Grande and tried to find the Rialto bridge which sadly is under construction and looks less than impressive. We did find tons of cute little streets tho.
|When a water blob on the camera blurs your face...|
|Dream houses right there!|
For dinner we had a massive piece of takeaway pizza that was only 4Euro. Restaurants in Venice are incredibly expensive, especially the ones near the attractions. I'd recommend getting something takeaway or looking in small side streets for restaurants. Always ask for cover charge so you don't have any bad surprises! We went to bed quite early as we were super tired from all the travelling.
The next day started off with a session of exploring the less touristic parts of Venice. We discovered some tiny alley ways and the most beautiful architecture. Surprisingly we landed at the military base of Venice, where you have one of the best views of Venice's 'skyline'.
|What we believe is the military base..|
|Trying and failing to look good|
We also tried to (unsuccessfully) get a look into some of the beautiful churches, as you have to cover up your shoulders and legs to get in.
|Fave mask I've seen|
|This view tho!!|
Oh and we also found the Santa Maria della Salute just around the corner there 😂
For dinner we had seafood risotto which was perfect! When it got dark we walked towards the Canal Grande again to get some nice shots of Venice in the dark. It was a great end to our visit there.
|When you can't hold the camera still...|
Venice was by far one of my favourite cities, the accommodation was nice and the city is stunning. We had planned to take a gondola but 80 pounds for one hour is way too expensive.
Anyways we had an amazing time and I'd recommend everyone of you to go there sometime. Stay tuned for the next part of my interrail adventures - we're staying in Italy.
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