Hotel Villa Gasparini
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- Minbar in room
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Breakfast Available
- TV Channel One Russia
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... art, only 25 people are allowed to visit at a time, tickets are booked in advance, for a time-slot, and when you arrive you have to wait in a climate controlled 'ventilating' room for 15 minutes before you can enter the chapel. There is so much to see in Padova, I wish I had known more about it as you could spend a week there and still have plenty to see, it is certainly a lot more interesting than Venice.
Having left the tour, we begin to explore on our own. Our fist destination in the Rialto Bridge, for a gondola ride.
Navigation is very simple, just follow the Rialto signs. This is a bit of a shock, organisation in Italy.
We cross the biridge and head for on of the many gondola stations. € 80 per boat. Appropriately, Jeannette & I get the king seats, whilst Le'Anne & Steve take their place ...
... down and making sure we had all our belongings we headed straight for the ticket office to get a “water bus” travelcard for the day.
We arrived fairly early, so Venice wasn’t busy. It was nice wandering through the narrow back alleys and along the smaller canals, watching locals leave for work and shopkeepers opening up shop for another day of trade. Without following a map we stumbled upon Rialto ...
... 8230;it's nuts.
We've tried our best to eat every Italian food we could think of---lasagne, pasta, meatballs, gelato, pizza, tiramisu (only conollis left--wrong spelling I'm sure, but I don't feel like looking it up!). Ridiculous-looking pastries everywhere! We may come back 10lbs heavier.
I (Katherine writing because Parker is busy mapping out tomorrow) wanted to find ...
... through the museum. After the museum, we walked around the outside of St. Marks balcony.
After touring St. Marks, we ventured to a water taxi and rode through most of the grand canal. We stood in the back to see the sites. The water, while very polluted, is light blue and you can see about 2 feet down. The sites of Venice were beautiful from the water, especially the Rialto Bridge. We rode the water taxi about ...