Alcova del Doge in Mira Venice Italy
Relais Alcova del Doge Mira Venice Padua Brenta River Veneto Italy Bed and Breakfast B&B Guesthouse Lodgings Accommodations
Hosts: Michela and Sabrina
Address: Via Nazionale, 39/40 Mira-Venezia (Venice), Italy
Activities/Attractions: Most people speed through the Veneto on their way to Venice, yet its small cities are fascinating treasure troves of art and beacons of fine living, and only a few miles to the north the Alps begin, their foothills dotted with charming towns and lined with picturesque world-class vineyards. Because the average traveler aims only to see the city on the lagoon, the rest of the region is blessedly devoid of tourist crowds.
The heart of Veneto is a straight line due west from Venice taking in Padova and Verona before arriving at Lake Garda and Bardolino. The rich merchants of Venice knew this and even constructed the canal along the River Brenta to where their palatial villas and mansions were built.
The Brenta Riviera is set on the banks of the river that flows from Padua to the Venice Lagoon. Populated as early as the 5th Century A.D., its importance grew during the 15th century, when Venice extended its dominion to all of the hinterland. Nowadays, the Brenta Riviera boasts antique Villas, unique nature walks, relaxing river cruises and excellent seafood cuisine inspired by Venetian tradition.
Only a few kilometres from us, you can visit the famous Venetian Villas on the Brenta Riverside, easily reachable by bike or you may go on one of the many organized river- boat tours. Verona, Venice, the spectacular Po Delta, the Dolomite Mountains , the vast beaches of the Adriatic Riviera, the Thermal Baths and the Prosecco wine Road are only an hour away.
"The people who run this hotel were fantastic. The food in the town and the town next to it was excellent. The beds were comfortable, the garden was very nice to sit in on hot sunny days and the staff was very helpful."
"Hotel room was really worth money, nice, new, good taste and service excellent. We had to leave early morning, before actual breakfast time and they arranged us bread, fruit, croissant, juice etc. on previous evening so that we got something to eat in the morning."
"The rooms are very nicely decorated. You can tell there's been very much interest in designing each room."
"We stayed at this pension for two nights. It is a very nice place. Each of the rooms are decorated in Venetian style and are different."
"Beds were comfortable and bathrooms spacious."
"We stayed at this great B&B as part of our Veneto vacation. It's very well located and it's extremely clean and comfortable."
General Information: Welcome to The Guesthouse Alcova del Doge ... situated in Mira-Venice, Italy in the heart of the Brenta Riviera countryside, the antique holiday location for the Venetian nobles. Located just 15 km. from Venice and 20 km. from Padua, this restructured 1850 palace offers its guests six bedrooms, all unique for their original and suggestive personality.
As you enter, you'll be welcomed by a cosy hall, surrounded by enchanting greenery and 1600's walls. Michela and Sabrina, the owners of the house are happy to welcome and provide hospitality to you and your loved ones, your friends, your family, your pets, and naturally your car or bicycle that will find a safe shelter for the night.
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"We loved the absolute cleanliness of the place! Also, the staff was ready with directions and suggestions to get to Venice as easily, quickly and inexpensively as possible."
"The room was very beautiful and the staff helpful."
"The hotel was clean, quiet and well kept. The hotel staff were very friendly and helpful, especially Sabrina, who always kept on a smile and offered us valuable information. We will return there in the near future."
"Great B&B near Venice, very clean and nicely renovated antique rooms with modern bathrooms. Friendly staff and good breakfast, overall a great deal."
"It's very well located and it's extremely clean and comfortable."
"Nice place to stay and easy to get to Venice. Nicely decorated rooms, very clean."