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A wonderful al fresco dining experience in Venice, Italy, in Campo S. Angelo - Tel: 041 2770688
A perfect place for a break, since itâs between San Marco Square & the Accademia. There are cafes on both side of the square & for the price of an espresso, you can people watch. Best gelato: Paolin ( San Marco 2962, on the northwest side). Try the stracciatella (chocolate chip). Hostaria ai Morozi (San Marco 2801) makes delicious scampi, good salads & panini.
From Calle della Croce, make a detour to one of the rare strips of footpath on the Grand Canal. Turn left (north) up Calle Larga dei Bari, right along Lista dei Bari & left (north) along Ramo Zen, then Calle Zen to the Riva di Biaslo. A couple of mansions here are interesting to see.
is the most colorful of the lagoon islands, with its
brightly colored houses. It is also known for lace-making.
Italy's glass-making center since 1291, when furnaces were restricted to Murano, to prevent Venice from foing up in a blaze. To get to Murano, catch the vaporetto that departs from Venice's Fondamenta Nove, every 10 minutes.
A wonderful medium priced restaurant... bring your appitite!
Ride the #1 line to view the whole Gand Canal... take a camera for photo-ops!
The residences, built by architect Palladio, are open for viewing in Vicenza, an elegant city, 40 minutes from Venice by train. Once there, you can take a Brenta Canal ride to see the villas