Venice & Vernazza & medical care in Italy

Just visited Venice & Vernazza and now in Lauterbrunnen with spectacular weather
at all stops-70 and sunshine...recommend the cross pollinate website for b&b.s in
Rome, Florence, Venice & Paris...stayed at CaRicio in Venice-very charming, gr8
breakfast & location...in Vernazza stayed at Giani Franzi in a room hanging over the
water with small balcony & outdoor sundeck & breakfast on a deck hanging over the
ocean.both were 170 US dollars...my girlfriend had a fall in the train station and turned
out to be a fractured wrist and went to hospital for xrays, temporary cast & ambulance
ride to another hospital for cast and total charge was 0 dollars!

Posted by Laura
Rick Steves' Europe
8341 posts

Thanks for your report. We have also been nicely surprised by the low cost of emergency services in Europe. You can't beat zero!