NH Bologna Villanova
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... of great bankers from 13thC and sheep farmers. Medici dynasty the rulers of Tuscany showed great support for artists. Chianti full bodied red wine is grown in Tuscan region. One of famous wines produced in Tuscany. Many olive trees as well. Walking in Rome. Trevi fountain. Basilica Santa Maria. Used for Roman ...
... in Bologna I have had nothing to do but catch up on my washing, make cups of tea or coffee, and pop across the road to buy lunch or dinner at a couple of really good food shops. I'm talking takeaway cooked chicken, fish, or mince lasagne with good helpings of vegetables in sauce for an average of 6 to 8 euros a meal. My other staple is very drinkable Carrafour red wine in a ltr box for 1.37 euro.
I needed time to catch my breath and boring old Bologna has given me that...
... still surrounded by 9km of ancient walls. The Castello Estense in the centre of town is surrounded by a moat and is complete with drawbridges. The streets are quite cobblestones making riding the old noisy bikes pretty teeth chattering, but the kids loved it and it is such a good way to get around. We did a few laps of town, the obligatory ice cream, stracciatella fast becoming the favourite flavour! Luckily pulled up at ...
... more Biennale - this time the Arsenale venue. This was not my favourite part of it and the kids were a bit bored too, lost Nick for a while and then had to high tail it back to the apartment to get our stuff and get over to the car - we needed to get the car out of the parking before it clicked over to another day. The drive to Ferrara was a little stressful through a massive storm! We eventually found ...
... to relate to. There is a lot to see and some of it for the second time. Of course there is also 20th century Bologna which has less charm, but its historic centre is compact and fascinating. Another train took me to Vergato where I would meet the farm owner. The farm is 15km away from Vergato and the station. There is no TV, radio to speak of, or Internet here. The detachment from life is quite zen. The focus is on working and eating. It took me a few days to ...