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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... touching of the exterior glass took place. The worship of saints is evidently still very much the rage, although I don't know if St Anthony minds having bits of his body on show.
We reluctantly made our way out of the Basilica, which had provided us with much food for thought, even if we had missed the Donatellos. We had spent comfortably less than 24 hours in Padua, but we seemed to have packed in a cornucopia of treasures and joys. It had been super.
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... slowed as we approached the island, and ducked into the smaller canals/avenues, which was great. We passed many gondolas along the way.
We unpacked, rested, and headed out at night to San Marco Square, which is 1 block from our hotel. There were lots of people, from EVERYWHERE in the world. We had a nice dinner, al fresco style, facing the open water.
... and this time headed North to a little Medieval town called Cittadella, which is one of a few remaining towns with it's defence walls still largely intact. In the two places where the wall has tumbled down a walkway has been constructed allowing visitors to walk the full 1.5km wall-top circuit. It gives a great view across the whole town and it was bizarre to think that soldiers with bows and arrows ...
... seemed to be so quiet, when it was so busy before, just over the bridge. I didn't care I was already in love with this city. Wandering around, just getting lost was ideal, I was literally squealing with excitement inside, this was my kinda place. After a few hours of getting lost, finding shops and perfect pictures I found San Marco square filled with people and pigeons. Also found gelato yum. More wandering and getting completely lost ...
... that I have yet seen. Arqua Petrarca was lunch destination. The winding streets and unclear directions made finding the recommended restaurant rather difficult and we almost gave up. We were very pleased that we persevered as we were well rewarded for our efforts by the stunning oasis of La Montenella with views overlooking the valley. A first class restaurant with cloths and embroidered napkins, fine china and impeccable service. The best pasta we had all had; all ordering ...