Maps of Venice Historic City Centre and the Lagoon

Maps of Venice Historic City Centre and the Lagoon You'll certainly need a map to get around Venice when you're there - the one given out free by the Venice Tourist Authority is very useful - but it's also a good idea to get a feel of the various districts and the layout of the place before … [Read more...]

Gondolas in Venice

Gondolas in Venice Not just a rowing boat - how it's built, traditions and "the gearbox"... A Gondola can be up to 11 metres long and 600 kg in weight, but still only needs one man with his single oar to propel it along, albeit in a stately fashion. Not many people … [Read more...]

Arriving by plane in Venice

Arriving by plane in Venice: Transport from Marco Polo Airport to Venice: Venice Marco Polo International Airport (VCE) Marco Polo Airport "reflects the uniqueness of Venice. The airport's architectural features highlight the lagoon environment and are suggestive of the city's civil and industrial … [Read more...]

Arriving by train in Venice

Arriving by train in Venice Don't get off at Venice, Mestre (unless you're staying there!), S.Lucia (Stazione Ferroviaria Santa Lucia) is the name of Venice's train station and it's the end of the line. The station is a modern building in the sestiere of Cannaregio in Venice's west, and is … [Read more...]

Arriving and Departing Venice

Venice Transportation Choices Arriving in Venice is different from arriving in other cities, because there are no roads in the central city area where you'll probably be staying - hotel transfers and downtown transportation are a bit different in Venice! That said, until that last stage, things are … [Read more...]

Seville Airport Transfers: Aeropuerto de Sevilla (SVQ)

Seville Airport Transfers: Seville Airport Seville Airport or Aeropuerto de Sevilla is located in San Pablo, about ten kilometres (six miles) north-east of the city.  This is the main airport for Seville and with close to 5 million passengers passing through Seville Airport it is also … [Read more...]

Airport Transfers: Bilbao Airport (BIO)

Airport Transfers: Transportation From/To Bilbao Airport: Bilbao Airport is located 9.6 km (6 miles) northwest of Bilbao city centre. It is the Basque Country and northern Spain's most important airport with over 4.5 million passengers going through this airport. Flights to Bilbao Air France, … [Read more...]

Airport Transfers: Santander Airport (SDR)

Santander Airport - Transfers From/To Santander Airport: Santander Airport (previously known as Parayas Airport) is an international airport located about 5 km from Santander city centre. Santander is the only airport servicing the Cantabria region. Santander Flights Ryanair, Nostrum and … [Read more...]

Antalya Airport (AYT): Antalya Airport Transportation

Antalya Airport (AYT): How to Get From Antalya Airport to Antalya City Centre: Antalya Airport (Antalya Havalimani) is one of the major airports in the south-west of Turkey, the other two being at Bodrum and Dalaman. Located 10 km north-east of Antalya city centre, the airport has two … [Read more...]