Mestre - a beautiful city that was once a city, and now is one of the districts of Venice. Mestre is considered the gateway to the most picturesque and romantic place. Historically Mestre was the city that communicated between the islands of the Venetian lagoon and the mainland Veneto.
Today Mestre is a transit point for most of tourists who are traveling to Venice.In Mestre there are inexpensive but very decent hotels, where you can stay for a few nights to go further to examine the local attractions and channels. Parking is also cheaper than in the big cities, and many of the services necessary for tourists are also cheaper, so most of the rests are located here, to go then for a drive to the other cities they want to visit.
Every week in Mestre arranged set of markets and bazaars, which include food items such as vegetables, seafood, meat, etc., as well as antiques, works of art, interesting souvenirs made by the best craftsmen here, very professionally and efficiently.
In Mestre there are large shopping malls and clothing stores, where you can buy things from top Italian designers. In local Outlet come many residents of neighboring towns, as here you can buy very stylish original stuff from the manufacturer.
In Mestre you can find plenty of chic restaurants and cafes. In restaurants it serves delicious Italian cuisine, delicious desserts and wonderful wines. Mestre is also famous for its lovely bakeries that sell baking lush, delicious muffins and breads. On the square called Piazza Ferretto, you can try small desserts, called mignon and tramezzini - they are small sandwiches, which are very popular among the local population.
Despite the fact that Mestre is considered a transit point on the way to Venice, here there is still something to see even for the most spoiled tourists. Beautiful area is Piazza Ferretto for example, it pleases the eye with its grandeur and beauty. There is also a very ancient watchtower, which once served as a defense of the city. Local residents climbed on it and watched the approaching troops going to attack the town. It is also very interesting to see the Cathedral of St. Lawrence dated XVII century and other historical monuments, temples, palaces and castles, which are ancient manuscripts and murals, concealing mysteries of those times.
In the summer we recommend you that you visit the park of Saint Giuliano, in the holiday season here often arrange interesting events and festivals that are renowned for their joyful and varied entertainment program. Since the park opened a marvelous view to the Venice lagoon and the bridge, proudly called Freedom Bridge, it was to connect Mestre and Venice.
Mestre is in general a wonderful interesting city that is rich in its own channels and many small cozy streets, which curious tourists like walking on warm summer days . Mestre is also known for its amazing nature, where you encounter the wonderful plants, so beautiful that it will seem as if they have gone from the pages of some wondrous tale. A large number of trees, shrubs and original flowers with pleasing look to admire in their diversity.
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Four star hotel NH Laguna Palace combines sobriety and elegance. NH Laguna Palace hotel is different from other hotels by its unique, contemporary design, and its proximity to the railway station in Mestre and Marco Polo Airport. At the disposal of NH Laguna Palace is …
The Hotel “Russott” has a unique location: it is situated in the central part of the San Giuliano Park, which is known as the largest in Europe. You will find a lot of entertainments in the park: ranging from usual cycling to jogging. A few …
Four-star hotel Lugano Torretta is located in a quiet area of Mestre, not far from the hotel is located close to the theater Toniolo, Porto Marghera, Piazza Ferretto, the city hall and San Giuliano Park. Hotel Lugano Torretta 93 comfortable rooms with all necessary facilities: satellite …
Quality Delfino four-star hotel located in one of the most beautiful streets of Mestre, Corso del Popolo. Only 10 minutes bus ride and you are in Venice. None of the hotels in Mestre can boast such close proximity to the city on the water. The …
The hotel “Antony” is characterized by a convenient location. It will take you just 5 minutes to get to the center of Mestre and it will take you a bit longer to get to famous Marco Polo Airport. In addition, it will take you 10 …
The four-star Hotel Ambasciatori is set in the center of Mestre. Before the main entrance to the hotel is a bus stop, which is very convenient for tourists. Just a few minutes to reach the airport Marco Polo, to visit the famous Venice Lagoon and …
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