Hotel Grand Italia Residenza d'Epoca
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Grand Italia Residenza d'Epoca Padua
First room was smoky. Changed rooms which helped. Bike storage room was toxic. Big cracks in building and peeling paint in room. Far from center of city.
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... next to 35 was 33A. Where had the hotel gone??? I needed a rest and they seemed to need ice cream. While eating hers Willow noticed the house opposite was 194, they were at 1! The roads are numbered from different ends! With all the will in the world you can't know these things until you find out for yourself!
2 miles later, we found our hotel. Nice big car park for me. Traditional Italian for them. Stone floors ...
... and a couple of goes on the bumper cars, where (unlike in Australia) bumping is allowed. In fact there appeared to be no rules at all, rather like Italy's real traffic system!
On the twelfth of June we decided to stay around Padua. We started our day by looking in a really really really really big cathedral which is the Basilica of Saint Anthony. Inside there ...
... of the day was that our room was ready. A hot shower and clean clothes and we are ready to explore Venice. First order of business is food! We have made our dinner reservations at the Danielli for tonight and we have tickets to a classical Vivaldi concert in an old church for tomorrow night. Other than that, we'll see what we can see with the weather the way it is. ...
... point and therefore an excuse to overprice meals, accommodation and souvenirs. So just as a quick tip to somewhat disturb the magical fašade of this destination, plan to eat somewhere off the beaten track or canal (ha ha) instead of the glass front of upmarket cafes on the main tourist strip and also book your stay on the mainland and catch the ferry for a small fee rather than suffering a stroke at the minimum accommodation costs. ...
... last day here, we took the tram into Ponti Romani, the main town square again and explored further down some side streets. There is a big event going on right now in Padova, much of it focused on the University area. I'm not certain, but it looked much like a "hazing" ritual, with students having to perform certain things, while being pummeled with a variety of things, such as flour, eggs...forced to recite and read things off posters, ...