Hotel San Marco
Travel Blogs from Reggio Emilia
... had a nice phone call with Luke and then the Duomo was open. A Gothic, dark, forboding church but we could access the alter area and there was a crypt and various alters at the back. Some nice sculptures. I believe I have been to church every day in Italy!! It was worth seeing as were the interesting Council rooms. We had a little shop and Craig bought a fantastic Bennetton jacket -70% off ...
... backroad in total darkness other than my headlights.. no where to pull off so they can pass me.. oh well... Took a couple of wrong traffic circle exits but figured it out soon enough.
OK so we've been travelling for just under 2 hrs now, mom feeding me coke- caffeine to keep me alert and pringles... on the home stretch... we make it past Urbino and just 2 more towns before Urbania... take the traffic circle exit, and realize it's wrong but ...
... a long time. Nice sleep. 2nd day: Thunder, lightening and heavy rain in the morning. Almost all museums and public touristic places close on Monday. I was thinking should i cancel to go to Siena and stay in Bologna one day more. However, the weather turned out nicely after my breakfast. Decided to go out and look around the city as much as i can for the day time. Seems like this city only have old churches and ...
... above the marble operating table, at the ceiling, is the god, Apollo. Around the room are wooden sculptures of the geniuses in the field of medicine.
Basilica di San Petronio This is the most important church in Bologna and is the 6th largest church in Europe. It was built in the 14-17th centuries. The interior is so elegant and stunning! The fascinating St Petronio's Meridian, is the longest meridian in ...
... of colour, imagination and genius.Touring the palace is a huge operation, even without the Camera degli Spogli, so we rather staggered back outside after several tiring but exhilarating hours, re-acclimatising ourselves both to the heat and the modern world.
We walked the short distance to Herb Square, so called because of its centuries of trade. We did a bit of light shopping in the pleasingly porticoed street, and enjoyed yet another sumptuous ice cream. ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Pets allowed