Palazzo Bembo is a palace in Venice, overlooking the Grand Canal, located in the San Marco district (sestiere), not far from the Rialto Bridge and next to Palazzo Dolfin Manin. SHORT HISTORY Palazzo Bembo was built in the 15th century by the Bembo family, by merging several Byzantine style buildings dating back to the 11th century. Over the centuries, the interior of the palace was remodeled several times, but it maintained its original external structure, except for the shape of the attic. Today, the palace houses the hotel Palazzo Bembo – Exclusive Accommodation and it is also an exhibition space of contemporary art. ARCHITECTURE The facade of Palazzo Bembo has a clear Venetian Gothic appearance, with its three levels of lancet windows. The polifora on the third floor, with the beautiful balustrade, stands out. The floors are separated by stone bas-relief frames. Inside, there is a 17th-century staircase overlooking the internal courtyard that leads to the main floor, where we can find decorations in Baroque style dating back to the same century. HOW TO GET THERE The closest vaporetto stop is Rialto, located about 50 meters away, on the waterbus Lines 1 and 2. To find the Read more [...]
B&B Ai Carraresi is a bed and breakfast in Padua, located in the historical center of the city, about 400 meters from the Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta and about 750 meters from the square of Prato della Valle. All the rooms come with a seating area, a flat-screen TV and a shared bathroom with a hairdryer, bidet and bath or a shower. Free WiFi is featured throughout the property and the B&B also offers a shared lounge. An Italian breakfast is available every morning. HOW TO GET THERE B&B Ai Carraresi is located about 2.1 kilometers from the Padua railway station. The closest bus stop is Barbarigo 58, located about 180 meters away, on the bus Line U02.
Casa Belfiore is a guesthouse in Vicenza, located outside the historical center of the city, about 1.5 kilometers from the Palladian Basilica. At the guesthouse, each room has a closet, and it features a private bathroom equipped with a shower and a hairdryer. The rooms have a flat-screen TV and air conditioning, and selected rooms are equipped with a seating area. The guesthouse provides accommodations with a garden and free WiFi throughout the property. HOW TO GET THERE Casa Belfiore is located about 2.4 kilometers from the Vicenza railway station. The closest bus stop is in Viale D’Alviano 77, about 180 meters away, on the bus Lines 3, 4, 127, 141 and 142.
Cinque Rooms is a guesthouse in Verona, located in the San Zeno district, about 400 meters away from the Basilica of San Zeno Maggiore. The guesthouse offers air-conditioned rooms with a satellite LCD TV and a coffee machine. The private bathroom includes a hairdryer and free toiletries. The property features free WiFi throughout. HOW TO GET THERE Cinque Rooms is located about 1.8 kilometers from the Verona Porta Nuova railway station. The closest bus stop is located in Piazzetta Portichetti 1/B, about 20 meters away, on the bus Lines 30, 31 and 91.
LeNotti Verona is a bed and breakfast in Verona, located about 250 meters away from the Basilica of San Zeno Maggiore. The B&B offers air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi and a private bathroom. The rooms are modern and fully equipped with a flat-screen TV, hairdryer and complimentary toiletries. HOW TO GET THERE LeNotti Verona is located about 1.5 kilometers from the Verona Porta Nuova railway station. The closest bus stop is located in Via Saffi 19, about 110 meters away, on the bus Lines 32 and 33.
Residenza de l’Osmarin is situated in the very centre of Venice, just a few minutes’ walk from the stunning Piazza San Marco and a stone’s throw from the Rialto Bridge and all the main tourist attractions in the city. This comfortable B&B, which was renovated very recently, stands in one of the most beautiful and characteristic quarters, at the heart of the real, more genuine Venice. Residenza de l’Osmarin is in an elegant period Venetian building where peace and tranquility reigns. There is nothing better than to return to a lovely warm and welcoming environment after a long day’s walking. The rooms are all large and equipped with all amenities. Each room affords a breathtaking view of the enchanting city on the water with its canals, roofs and a thousand and one belltowers. During your stay, you will receive full and complete attention: the hosts are happy to offer valuable tips and information on the city, its life and the many cultural, artistic, musical and folk events that take place in Venice all year round. In this way, you are sure to enjoy a special holiday you are not likely to forget. HOW TO GET THERE The San Zaccaria Read more [...]