Hotel San Marco
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- Swimming pool
- Pets allowed
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Today dawned bright and sunny, and relatively warm after the icy wind of the past two or three days, and it certainly made a huge difference to the appearance of the town. The sun sparkled on the wet cobblestone streets, and fairly bounced off the creamy brown brickwork of most of the buildings. The difference made us look at the town anew as it all looked so clean and fresh, almost new built despite being ...
... Raphael was born. Other than that Joy had an idea of only 4 paintings held in this gallery.
The Ducal Palace is an impressive building near the top of one of the hills in Urbino and was closed for the New Year celebrations, so we set off hoping it was going to be opened today, but not really being sure. As we rounded the corner of the buildings we realised the door was open.....so today's itinerary was possible.
There is an €8 entry ...
Just to finish off the entry for last nights New Year dinner, we were going to translate the menu for you, but thought sod it, why should we do all the work? After all, we are the ones on holiday!
Suffice to say, there was pasta, soup, wild boar, sausage, pork, salad, bread, vegetables and amaretto ice cream, in any order you wish to put them. Plus two wines coffee and water....
Today started fairly late as you might imagine. We made breakfast ...
... that the restaurant was only 4 minutes walk from the hotel, even in the snow.
Anyway, we duly timed a snack at the right time so we would be hungry enough for dinner but not too hungry as to be past it. Very clever bodies :-)
At 9.15 we left our hotel wrapped up like Eskimos and slithered the short distance to the restaurant, taking extra care on the slope down to the building itself! The two rooms were already ...
... sand, we though it might be a worthwhile cruise, however the promenade as so far back from the sea that it was not rewarding. We
stopped by the entrance to the fishing and leisure harbour for our first beer of the day. At least it was sunny.
We returned to the bike, crossed the town and began the climb uphill toward San Marino,
a tiny independent state located on a hill top. The road weaved ...