Venice: Live from Gondolas on the Grand Canal

Six gondolas, live musical accompaniment, and a lot of "Prosecco" - beware, tourists! Six gondolas abreast down the Grand Canal? Tony and Helen Page brave a slightly out-of-control shared gondola cruise (maybe the prosecco had something to do with it) that starts off at the Rialto Bridge and … [Read more...]

Rialto Bridge or Ponte di Rialto – an Iconic Venice Bridge

Rialto Bridge or Ponte di Rialto is an Iconic Venice Bridge: Ponte di Rialto or Rialto Bridge as we know it, is one of the four bridges spanning the Grand Canal in Venice and the oldest amongst the four. Built between 1588 and 1591, this was the only link between the two sides of the Grand … [Read more...]