Travel Blogs from Padua
We left Parma yesterday and headed up to Padua (or Padova). This is to be our last stop in Italy before we head over to Croatia. Once again, Padua proves to be a real gem - the sum of its parts turns out to be greater than its individual attractions. We spent the whole afternoon getting lost in the maze of its inner city streets. We must be getting …
Had a nice breakfast and checked out of Hotel Casci. I would really recommend this hotel. I promised I would put a review on Trip Advisor. Family run hotel with a lot of charm. There is a beautiful fresco in the breakfast room. The room was wonderful and quiet. Except for the landscape work in the garden during the day. We had a wonderful stay in Florence with perfect weather every day. Except for a few random sprinkles. We headed to the Santa ...
We arrived in Padua on Monday afternoon, first impressions from the
train station end of town were a bit disappointing, but fortunately as
we got closer to our hotel at the other end (near the Basilica of S
Anthony) the town become more appealing. Spent the afternoon on the
"Great Laundry Hunt of Padua" to no avail. We were sent to three ...
... and cheerful- it almost makes you want to sit down even if you're not hungry. We debated a gondola ride but decided that the sunset was enough romanticism for our time in Venice, one of the most romantic cities in Europe next to Paris. Chris: How come you didn't join me for this leg of the journey? Happy hour came next, with Prosecco, limoncello, and sun dried tomatoes from the local market, followed by dinner at an always packed local restaurant. Venice is a great city ...
... paintings, spectacular, carved ballustrades and woodwork everywhere. It must have been some kind of a historical building, but all we know for sure, it is a bank now! I've posted some random photos of our last day in town, with as much description on each photo as I could manage.
We have learned here kthat for us 8 days is too long to be in one place...we need to be more free to travel around the area. Our next trip will ...
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- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Giovanni Padua
Wonderful hotel. Very helpful staff, large comfortable rooms.
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