HENLEY WHALERS - Venice '08
- Velalonga Regatta and the
Velalonga Raid Version 24/5/8
PRE-DEPARTURE MATERIAL - The Velalonga Report is here
"Velalonga Raid" - Tue 3 - Sun 8/6/08 "or this? "
. . . Programme of the Raid
. . . Map and programme of the raid In Italian
San Carlo Hotel - Not as close as the campsite/chalets? - (Thank you Claus)
(See "Logistics" above for the organisers list)
Marco Polo airport info - A map showing Marco Polo airport + English pages here
Venice Airport - Marco Polo Searchable index of flights, departures and arrivals
Treviso Airport - airport info, transport, etc + English pages here
Local and National Transport
ACTV Venice's waterbuses and Land buses
ATVO Public transport in Eastern Veneto. Shuttle service from Venice and Treviso airports. In Italian
Italian Trains Official timetable, information, tickets, etc.
Italy's Motorways official site
Weather in Venice
10-day forecast (by Weather co UK)
Metcheck 48 hr, 7-day & 14-day forecasts
- NAUTICAL STUFF
Admiralty Version goes 7 days ahead but does not allow for local met conditions
CHARTS - ZOOM in and look at the Soundings
Venice - Other general information
"Italyheaven"The lagoon, the islands, the mud, .......!
VeniceWorld Loads of stuff about Venice: museums, concerts, eating, shops etc.
Venice Guide By Travel plan. Food drink, museums, sites, etc.
Venice In Italy Maps of the islands, and more
More general info here
A few general phrases
collected by the webmaster
* A table
for two, please - Un tavolo per due, per favore.
is? - Dov'é -?
the next boat / ferry / hydrofoil to...?
a car ferry to...?
is a ticket...? single return
is it for a car and ... people?
does it take?
the boat leave from?
the first / last boat?
somewhere to eat on the ship?
c'è servizio...perché c'è lo sciopero
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With thanks to the Velalonga organisers for these two background graphics - Originals available on their website/s.
English pages about the airport shuttles. This one for Marco Polo: http://www.atvo.it/eng/airport.php?var=v and this one for Treviso: http://www.atvo.it/eng/airport.php?var=t I found these from another 'general info' site at http://europeforvisitors.com/venice/ which also might be good to add to the page.SM
How about this stuff: http://www.comune.venezia.it/flex/cm/pages/ServeBLOB.php/L/IT/IDPagina/3836 Zoom in and see the scary soundings! BB