Hotel Terme Petrarca
Travel Blogs from Montegrotto Terme
... seating areas ie the cafes and at 6 euro for a cup of coffee I didnt really want to soak up the ambience that much.
Very weary and foot sore we got back to the apartment and had some afternoon tea and put our feet up for a while. Me being me couldnt sit still for too long so after about 1/2hr I headed off on my own to wander the streets in search of a reasonably priced, take-away cappuccino. Apparently there is no such thing in Venice! Reasonably ...
Day 38 First night of cruising, Venice to Croatia We have this morning in Venice before the cruise ship leaves at 1 o'clock for Croatia. We spend the morning saying a fond farewell to Venice and run into the Malaysian couple again having a gondola ride. Amazing that we keep running into them! We intended to get to Murano but time escapes us and sadly we don't make it there, perhaps we will do it next time we are in Venice ...
... hour which was a nice surprise BUT it would be in a different hotel! Nothing to be done about it except to hunt out a cool place to have a drink and we make a decision to go on a gondola for 40 minutes! Twas worth it – very calm and restful respite after the rush and bustle. When we get to the hotel Lanterna, our new abode, we find our room is at the top of several very steep flights of stairs! Not what we needed at all but with the help of the ...
... than what you find on the square. After lunch we went into St. Marc's church. No pictures were allowed inside, but the ceiling is beautiful, and the floors were like tile quilts. There was gorgeous piecework throughout the whole building. When we got out of the church, we went over to the Doge's palace. Here we got to see the Doge's apartment, complete with a ton of breathtaking works of art and many fancy ceilings and staircases. Also we ...
... of Venice's public transportation-- so basically the bus that would take us into the city, and the water taxi's that would take us around it-- and we made it to our hotel in the San Polo region of Venice at about half past two.
Our Bed and Breakfast was very cute, and perfectly located right along the grand canal and less then a minutes walk away from a water taxi stop. It was also a ten minute walk to the Rialto Bridge and a twenty minute walk to San Marco's square ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Business Services