Hotel La Torretta

Viale Terme 1559, Castel San Pietro Terme, Emilia-Romagna, 40024, Italy | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Castel San Pietro Terme

Ravenna , mosaics and marble

A travel blog entry by petkatravels

11

... so crowded the driver did not take any fares!He had more English than we had Italian, but we did learn that Italy had a referendum and will not have nuclear power!
The mosaics in the churches in Ravenna are certainly magnificent! The photos should speak for themselves.
I must say the marble inlays, colours and patterns in the floors are really wonderful. It is easy to forget to admire what ...

San Marino

A travel blog entry by karmic

7

Republic of San Marino is just over 61 km2 (24 sq mi) with an estimated population of over 30,000. It is another ancient fortified city perched amazingly high on a rocky outcrop with clear views over the entire country side and to the Mediterranean Sea. A beautiful place, with stunning ...

More mosaics

A travel blog entry by tandlwilkins

5

... Apollinare Nuovo which had mosaics all the way along the nave in three levels. Again, very fine and fascinating with the upper (and oldest) level depicting 26 scenes from the life of Christ. The most striking are those in the lowest level - a line of 23 virgins on the left side and 23 martyrs on the right. We caught a bus out to the village of Classe, which was a major port in Roman times, to see the ...

Wonderful mosaics

A travel blog entry by tandlwilkins

6

... adjacent Mausoleum of Galla Placidia - a woman who had an eventful life, a step sister of a Roman emperor kidnapped and married to an Ostrogoth king who was assassinated so she was then forced to marry a Roman senator and had a son who became emperor! We then went to a recently excavated Roman villa with mosaic floors from the 4th and 6th centuries AD with more pagan than religious images. After lunch we went to the Neonian Baptistry - a small octagonal building with ...

Bologna day 19

A travel blog entry by aalljjaamm

Long walk up the hill to San Lucca Lunch at restaurant recommended by Natalie Home for a breather Walked to centre again, visited the library and then the churches at San Stefano Dinner: Merlo, J had seafood marinara and I had schnitzel with rocket and ...

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