Hotel Autostrada

Address: Via San Marco 5, Padua, Veneto, 35129, Italy | 3 star hotel
 
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Travel Blogs from Padua

Nearing the End

A travel blog entry by quiltinlady on Oct 22, 2015

... all in Italian, mind you -- that had nothing in common with the real story. (I listened but did not speak because I still cannot get my mouth to say Italian words rather than French ones. It's very frustrating.)

I was surprised how much of the movie's dialogue I could understand, but also confused by how much didn't match the subtitles. Frederica told us that was because several of the characters spoke in the Veneto dialect (found in the region around Venice) and ...

Padova and the Scrovegni Chapel

A travel blog entry by elainehayes on Sep 19, 2015

14 photos

... a black stone which could be sat on with bare buttocks by a bankrupt to have his debts discharged ... not sure that would catch on now ... or would it?







The Piazza del Santo is overshadowed by the huge basilica dedicated to St Anthony decorated with minarets and domes outside and Romanesque and Gothic styles inside. Pilgrims still visit and we queued with the faithful ...

A True Adventure

A travel blog entry by kristendanson on Jun 11, 2014

2 comments, 5 photos

... told that "You're in Italy - cash or no go"

We headed out walking and eventually found the bus stop. All good.
We got on the bus and I looked around expecting to see a bus full of tourists headed in the same direction. Nope - bus full of Italians - where are the tourists?!?!?? Jack and I were squished into the aisle without seats, hoping that we would end up in the right place.
Luckily, about 15 minutes later we saw the water ...

Super!

A travel blog entry by ejm56 on Jun 08, 2014

11 photos

... his disreputable banking deeds might not stand him in good stead in his journey to the after life. So he commissioned a chapel, complete with the hotshot, superstar artist Giotto responsible for the internal decoration. One of the most prominent images inside Scrovegni's chapel shows him humbly bowing and scraping before the Virgin Mary as he presents to her the gift of the chapel.I don't know if his chapel was sufficient to wipe out the sins of his banking. But what makes the ...

Saint, students and spritz

A travel blog entry by jerry.krieg on Sep 25, 2013

1 comment, 10 photos

... which is then slipped between the bars of a grate that is under the tomb. Letters, pictures, surround the site, visible signs of faith and a strong belief in St. Anthony. Some say he is the most popular saint in the world, outside of Mary and Joseph. After going to the tomb, pilgrims go behind the main altar, up a series of steps and below crucifix designed by Donatello, to the relics of St. Anthony, the most important being his ...