Hotel La Stella D'Italia
TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel La Stella D'Italia Modena
Conveniently located near the train station and the Ferrari museum, though a bit of a walk to the old town and other attractions in Modena. A decent stop for a night, with small, simple, and clean rooms.
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... penny on it, but were not disappointed. Alessandro was our enthusiastic guide. We drove west from Bologna to Modena county and explored the holy trinity. No, not a church! We've seen enough of those. I'm talking cheese, vinegar, and cured meat here.
We visited a Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese factory, a Balsamic Vinegar operation, and a Prosciutto factory. We had to get up early to see the cheesemakers at ...
... breakfast buffet comes with the room
Cakes, croissants, meats, eggs, fruit, cereal, juices
We choose "multivitamen juice"
And coffee - take your pick
As many as you want
Next, to the train station
Adorable Spanish student
Strikes up a conversation, practice English
We manage to get tickets for "domani (tomorrow) on the 13:20
To Florence then to Siena (or so we thought :-))
... city center
A mere 6 km away
Star Excelsior is contemporary and as promised
In city center directly across from the train station
From our window we can see the morning and evening rush
From our hotel, most of the "sites" are minutes away by foot
Modern art museum,
We have only 1 full day here
So we pick and choose
Dinner - da Nello al Montegrappa
Sauted mushrooms, house wine, veggie plate, ...
... are not sure we would have enjoyed working for him but there was no doubt about his passion and dedication to the cars and racing.
Aside from the display hall there was the original workshop of Ferrari that contained a replica of the first official car built, some influences from Enzo's early career and about half a dozen other Ferraris.
It was a little disappointing to see so few Ferraris but this museum is about the life of Enzo.
... Corser, Stoner, Hailwood. Tour group included Graham Moore who brought xxxxxxx into v8 racing and father and son from Perth who had an inflatable display tent business. Also a couple of Malay guys from Kuantan who own Ducatis. Dinner at xxxx Osteria in lane way near piazza. Recomended by Lonely Planet. Tagliatelle Ragu (spag Bol) and Greek salad with a beer and 250cl carafe for 20€. Nice food and nice family ...