Gondola ride then homeOctober 10, 2015 in Italy ⋅ ⛅ 18 °C
Last day. We had ummed and ahed about getting a Gondola ride, but decided that despite the cost, we just had to do it. We had to check out and start making our way to the airport in the late morning, so we made sure we were up fairly early, packed our bags and checked out of our rooms in enough time to go for a gondola ride first. We weren't disappointed. It was THE iconic thing to do in Venice and we would have been so disappointed if we'd missed it! How peaceful and quiet it was rolling past the houses and streets, waving at the tourists and occasionally being serenaded by our Gondolier. He even pointed out to us where Marco Polo lived.
And then it was over... we made our way back for our bags and headed to the bus station which transported us to Venice airport for the long haul home.Read more