Relais Monaco Hotel and Country Club
Travel Blogs from Ponzano Veneto
... Not really meant for public services but for use by the Monks. It is Greek Orthodox of course. On the way out we visit a small museum and a room containing an olive press. It was great. The bus took us down to Paleokastritsa Village where we had some free time. It's on a very narrow piece of land, with a deep sea beach for scuba diving on one side and a sandy sheltered beach for swimming on the other. There were quite a few small ...
... and rules.
We pointed the car east towards Hungary and Budapest in particular and off we sailed. As soon as we crossed the border it was apparent that we were in a different economic zone. Slovenia seemed very well resourced and very well managed. Hungary clearly did not have the capacity of Slovenia and apart from an excellent stretch of motorway leading to Budapest, there was a noticeable difference between the infrastructure of the two countries.
... Council of Ten (CX was their symbol which appeared in numerous chambers of the palace) and later the Council of Forty. Really these were just secretive bodies of Venetian nobles who the Doge was more powerful than, but those he needed to keep happy for his sake as well. The visit to the place had a unique juxtaposition: hte interiors of the Doge's quarters, or the legislative chambers were ...
... Venezia! Today was the annual Regatta, so use of the Grand Canal was restricted. Once off the vaporetto, we walked about 30 minutes with our luggage, up and down bridges, in and out of alleys, until we came to our little hotel. It was so muggy! Our room was up on the 3rd floor, furthest down the hall. We have a vaulted ceiling with exposed beams, and windows that look out onto the street. I dared not open them for fear that our lovely air conditioning will escape. Our ...
... day I checked out a market close to the Rialto Bridge, some carnival mask and glass shops, and then the Basilica di San Giovanni e Paolo. At the Basilica, I encountered a funeral leaving the church. I then went over to the Piazza San Marco and walked around a little before touring the inside of the Basilica di San Marco. I loved the Basilica because the outside looked completely different than any other church I've seen. It dates back to 1650. Afterwards, I went ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service