Grand Hotel Donatello Imola
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- Continental Breakfast
- Minbar in room
- Shuttle bus service
- Drycleaning onsite
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Airport Transportation
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Acetaia di Giorgio, old mansion of the 14 Barbieri brothers, under its roof in the heart of the city of Modena keeps all the glamour and the attraction of very ancient rites and of centuries old tradition.
From the exclusive family consumption, today Giorgio, Giovanna and Carlotta Barbieri have expanded this delicious pleasure to whomever desires to taste the incomparable flavour of the best Traditional Balsamic Vinegar of ...
... cathedral of Bologna. The current version dates from about the 17th Century after earlier versions were destroyed by earthquake and fire. It was nice and cool inside so Anita said she would spend an afternoon in prayer. I wandered around looking at some great paintings on the wall and enjoying the peaceful ambience of the place. It was not spectacular and you wouldn't go out of your way to see it but it was worth ...
... the train station. We were on separate carriages as it was so full but at least we got first class. First class sauna though. My carriage was hot and everyone was glowing. When I got off I asked Anita about her carriage and it was the same.
We went back to the hotel and relaxed in the cool of the room for a couple of hours. We headed out to a place for dinner that Fede had recommended, Matusel Ristorante on Via Bertoloni. This turned out to basically be a ...
... taxi back to train station. We were watching the departure board waiting for our platform to come up and noticed that the 10:55 to Venizia had still not left by 11:15. We were due out at 11:30am. Out platform came up and everyone headed over to position themselves for a good spot on the platform so that they could get on first and have somewhere to put their luggage. We thought we would be running late as the 10:55 train still hadn't arrived. It ...
... Moto3 race, the lead changing about 10 times. The Italians only cheer for the Italian riders.
Then the sun hit and half way through Moto2 we were thinking we had made a mistake to sit there.
Also going anywhere was a nightmare, there are not routes up and down the hill as everyone just sits where they want to sit so you have to trek like a mountain goat.
A trip to the toilet took me an hour each time as the queue for the bathrooms were crazy.