Crowne Plaza Padova
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Ionutromania stayed here on Aug 14, 2012 during their trip titled: Europa 2012.
St Anthony Church at Padua was our second stop after having coffee at one of the most famous coffee houses in Italy. We are back on the bus, we have a 5 hour trip to Assisi stopping in a couple of hours for a lunch stop. St Anthony was a priest at the age of 25 who came from a well to do family but chose a peaceful & simple life. He was known …
... they had within the gardens. It was also a nice reprieve from the sun....the temperatures and humidity were on the rise. The nerdy pharmacist in me enjoyed walking around the medicinal plants. I also practiced taking some pictures with my macro zoom lens. My grandma Louise would have loved it here. We then jumped on the tram to Ponti Romani to take a look at some of the other sites in Padua. Unlike Florence and Roma, this city is much ...
... bunny haven as they had their own island with a large house, burrows and straw beds. The maze turned us into small children again as we set off Hansel and Gretal style to try to find our way around. The gardens have been retained and maintained In their original form, and the atmosphere felt like something out of a grand gardens of Italy documentary. On our way back to Padua we visited a small family operated winery and cheese makers. When the mama/Nona found out we were Australian ...
... rather footsore. Inside was marvelous - Tintoretto paintings everywhere and he is buried there also. Also a small Titian. well worth the long journey. by the time we finished it was early afternoon and we faced a long walk back to our rooms in the heat. Anne had a blister too. Eventually made it and had a belated lunch and feet up time and cooled down in the aircon. it was almost 3pm when we got back. since we'd had such a long & tiring morning I thought our ...
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