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Laguna di Venezia

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San Marco
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Address: Venice, Italy

Many famous and fascinating islands can be found on this large body of...

Many famous and fascinating islands can be found on this large body of water located between Venice and the Adriatic Sea.

Murano, Burano, Torcello

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Beautiful Laguna

A beautiful Laguna to visit by water taxi. there are lovely sandy beaches , hotels and restaurants it would make a lovely day out from venice

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Province of Alicante, Spain
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Province of Alicante, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful Laguna to visit by water taxi. there are lovely sandy beaches , hotels and restaurants it would make a lovely day out from venice

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really enjoyed our travels around the Venice lagoon on various vaporetto, visiting the main sites in Venice, Lido, Murano, Burano. It is nice to just watch the world go by on a vaporetto, get a vaporetto ticket for a few days, just ensure you get the ticket stamped by the machine before boarding the pier or vaporetto, reason you will... More 

Valencia, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Take a boat from S. Marco to Lido. Feel the laguna, watch the dance of the water and light. You will not find this experience anywhere else because this laguna is mystical.

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Perchtoldsdorf, Österreich
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Venice, a handful beautiful Islands scattered across the Laguna di Venezia, furrowed by canals which can only be crossed by foot or by boat; cars, bikes are forbidden. After heavy rainfalls combined with high tides the water level rises by about one meter forcing pedestrians to walk on raised walkways. To find your way through the spectacular historic center and... More 

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Guangzhou, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

indeed something not to be missed, a place you can visit dozen of time and never been bored..just amazing!!!

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San Diego, United States
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Take a vaporetto tour of the grand canal & over to Murano. Very inexpensive if you buy the daily passes, and well worth the trip. These water "buses" can get very crowded, but we listened to the Rick Steves guide to the grand canal via our iphones, so had a narrated trip. Highly recommend!

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Muscat, Oman
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The water, the water traffic, the islands and the buildings rising against the sky. Beautiful. TA doesn't like one to be brief!

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Cairo, Egypt
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Beautiful blue all around with stunning views of Venice! Definitely an enjoyable backdrop when journeying out to see Murano island. Just adds to the anticipation!

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

I made use of the 24 hour water bus pass whilst in Venice to see the Grand Canal as well as Murano and Burano. Gives a very good overview of the lagoon and the various islands, and much cheaper than arranging private transport.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

I love everything about my trip to Venice! This lagoon is full of life, and full of beauty. Make sure to gaze out onto the blue and everything next to it for as long as you can!

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San Marco
The most famous sestiere (district) in Venice has one of the world's most famous squares, St. Mark's (Piazza San Marco). Anchored on one end by the basilica, clustered around it are restaurants, museums, shops, orchestras playing in the square, pigeons, the grand pink Doge’s Palace (Palazzo Ducale), the soaring campanile bell tower, an astrological clock tower, plus gorgeous cafes and restaurants like Florian and Quadri. Piazza San Marco is beloved by Venetians themselves. They book a table anytime, which offers a buffer from the fray. This grand outdoor drawing room attracts Venetians for a stroll too, especially late in the afternoon when the hoards of daytrippers thin out. It's simply a grand place to meet.
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