Hotel Terme Universal Abano Terme
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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Travel Blogs from Abano Terme
... Tintoretto. The palace had its own dungeons, where a doge could oversee the sentencing, torturing, and jailing of his political opponents. By the 1500s the cells were full of prisoners so new prisons were built across the canal and connected with a covered bridge. The Bridge of Sighs is so named because the prisoners were tried in the palace and then marched to the prisons over the bridge; it was on this bridge that they got one last look at Venice. Leaving the palace, ...
... to massive chandeliers, vases and everything in between. A few restaurants, but mainly shops, the majority of which stayed open during siesta time.
Returned on the direct vaporetto which took us on the other side of the Cimitero. Changed vaporettos and headed up the Grand Canal to the markets. It was high tide and some of the restaurants close to the canal had water lapping under the feet of their patrons.
Our gondola ride ...
... that you don't worry about the crowds of people. Isabelle and Zac are enjoying themselves although, Zac says he wishes he had his car, and he wants to know when we are going back home (it's going to be a long 5 weeks!!)
Isabelle is loving it, she is happy looking at all the shops, eating gelato, and chasing ...
... and explore.
Over the course of two days, we were able to walk through all 6 areas: Dorsoduro (the location of our apartment), Cannaregio (which includes the Jewish Ghetto), Castello, San Polo, Santa Croce, and of course San Marco.
Other than wandering the streets, our only other activity was attending Easter Sunday mass at San Marco Basilica. Mass was almost surreal. Even as just a Christmas/Easter-Catholic, it was ...
... heavily, we didn’t really notice as we pottered in and out of dozens of shops. Many of the shops had stuff that was very expensive. Beautiful for the most part, but pricey. There was a public toilet by the pier which charged €1.50. Truly a money spinner. We walked up one side of a street, crossed a bridge and returned along the other. At the end was a huge store over several floors that appeared ...