Swiss International Michelangelo
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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After getting some good rest in the bed+breakfast, we left early morning the next day by bus to the city. I had a shot of espresso like the Italians do in the morning, which definitely did the trick, as I was awake for most of the day after that. When we took the bus into the city, the very first thing we saw was the thin glass bridge Luca had mentioned in the directions. We realized then we definitely got off at the wrong stop by ...
... most famous for it's statue of David. The original statue, weighing over six tonne, carved by Michelangelo and placed there in 1504 was moved to a museum in 1873 for it's protection, but there is an exact replica which was produced and put in it's place in 1910. There were quite a lot of amazing statues in the square, so after the obligatory photos and a stroll around we continued on to Venice.
... and beautiful. The water is clear and blue and you just flow down the narrow street lined with huge beautiful buildings. We saw a lace demonstration which was interesting but not really my thing. Afterwards we went to a local restaurant and had some beautiful pizza for lunch, the base was so tasty. The waiters were lovely, and seated us outside (as everyone else was) and in the bill we found that it in fact cost us an extra 9 euro!! We then wandered to the Rialto bridge, ...
... designated excursion group color so, for now, it’s a temporary part of the MSU Denver brand.
After our cruise safety drill, Charmaine Falkenberg, ’89, and I made our way to dinner at the Terrace Café where we enjoyed a wonderful dinner sitting outside on the deck overlooking the Venice marina. The perfect way to end a long travel day . . . sipping wine and breathing in the sea air.
... also termed Padua, a modest-size city about 40 km west of Venice, to see St Anthony’s Basilica and Giotto’s frescos in the Scrovegni Chapel. At the suggestion of our Untours host, we took a bus to Padova in order to see the many elaborate villas that lay between Venice and Padova. Following a brief lunch in a nearby park, our party was given entrance to the Chapel for a period of 20 mins to view the frescos…. not nearly enough time! ...