Travel Blogs from Novara
... by Napoleon. Today the golden Madonna on the roof has to be the highest point in the city. To overcome the limitations this places on new buildings, anything higher has a replica of her on their roof.
The terraces are full of ornate statues and buttresses, all built purely with the intention that only god would ever really see them. Artisans donated their time through the centuries to contribute to the Duomo, there is even a Michelangelo amongst the ...
... be, Piola. After walking in circles for an hour trying to find our hostel, we realized the street signs were etched into the sides of the buildings (they are VERY hard to make out). Truly enlightening moment! We spent lunch at a small cafe called Caffeteria di via Picini by our hostel. Their version of iced coffee is the most amazing thing I've ever tasted! It is espresso mixed with slushy, sugary ice. We visited the absolutely breathtaking Duomo cathedral (built in the ...
... s probably the residual Grappa from last night - Ha! The 5 min cab ride to my Verona hotel was jaw dropping, churches, ancient walls, arches and streets so tiny you would think they were for pedestrians only. Nothing prepared me for the hotel and the arena just steps away from the front door. A roman arena in the city's largest square with restaurants, cafés, bars and high end stores. Leave it to the Italians to put L Vuitton, Channel, Dolce Gabana ...
Location: Airplane, Milano- Madrid
The voyage started well and I successfully made it to the airport. Little sleep occurred due to the excessive and chaotic rainfall and thundering for most of the night coupled with heavy duty road work under my window in the early morning. As always, the driver liked to maintain very short distances from the cars in front of us, so every breaking instance left ...
... and corn / maize growing along side and the occasional canola plot As for stock plenty of white cows and very few sheep 20 mins till we get there it's now 4 o'clock and all is well My darling wife is so looking forward to trying the scargo on toast and cavier in this new adventure on our first trip to France after the spaghetti and pasta in Italy HaHa Arrived at our beautiful old Hotel Kleber around 5.30 , unpacked,as we are staying in one place for one whole week,yah and went out for ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Victoria Novara
Other places to stay in Novara
Boggiani, 54, Novara | 4 star hotelfrom $129
Via Biglieri, 2/a, Novara | 3 star hotelfrom $100
Via Paolo Solaroli 8, Novara | Hotelfrom $76
Corso Cavallotti 38a, Novara | 2 star hotelfrom $204
Largo Donegani 6 , Novara | 4 star hotelfrom $150
Via Francisco d' Assisi, 6, Novara | 4 star hotelfrom $137
Via dei Cattaneo, 4/6, Novara | Hotelfrom $116