TripAdvisor Reviews Holiday Lido degli Estensi
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... the perimeter fence and found that it was a beautiful building with very interesting architecture.
The old buildings in the town are renowned for their mosaics. There are 5 buildings that are on UNESCO's World Heritage list in Ravenna and 3 more in the surrounding areas, the Basilica in Classe being 1 of these 3. We were able to make our way to three of these, but being late, they were closed.
It was dinner time. Our ...
We left the ship early and went to see the fish market at Chioggia and then a visit to the Clock Tower at the church. What we thought would be a quick trek up the stairs to the top for a few pictures turned into a fascinating hour with the priest who explained some of the local history. We were also shown (and touched!) 14th century documents found in the walls of the tower ...
... still surrounded by 9km of ancient walls. The Castello Estense in the centre of town is surrounded by a moat and is complete with drawbridges. The streets are quite cobblestones making riding the old noisy bikes pretty teeth chattering, but the kids loved it and it is such a good way to get around. We did a few laps of town, the obligatory ice cream, stracciatella fast becoming the favourite flavour! Luckily pulled up at ...
... through our strange little, out of the way BNB. The lady was very friendly and the rooms were good. Generous brekky available 24/7, a bit packaged and mostly sweet - hard to just have toast here and the cereals are all sweet. She recommended we head into town and catch the last day of the festival for children - a sort of a local fete where the local girls were dressed up as the Disney princesses and put ...
... vending machines.
Ravenna was rainy, and a little cold. But it was beautiful. This visit was primarily for a library tour. We went to the Istituzione Biblioteca Classense. There, we saw beautiful artwork, which we would come to learn is a real norm in Italy. Every building contains stunning works of art. We also were provided a bilingual presentation of rare books, ...
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Viale G. Pascoli, 42 , Lido degli Estensi | 3 star hotelfrom $46
V.le delle Querce 75, Lido degli Estensi | Hotelfrom $66
G.Leopardi 49, Lido degli Estensi | 3 star hotelfrom $87