Bonjour Mary and Ziners,
CÚcile and I, we stayed in a Bed an Breakfast in Padua (Padova)in 1999. The B&B of Mrs. Luisa Chelotti is about 15 minutes on foot from the train station. There is a grocery store on the same street and a bakery not far. She has 2 bathrooms in her apartment. We appreciated to stay there 8 nights. From Padova you can easily visit Venice,Verona,Desenzano and Il Lugo Di Garda (Garda Lake),Belluno by train.
You will find informations on: http://www.bandb-veneto.it Mrs.Luisa Chelotti Via Selva 5 35135 Padova Tel.049-8643394
Mrs Chelotti is a kind person. She taught italian in China and travelled in many countries. Via Kokonor organisation you can also find others B&B in Padova.
Bon voyage, Marc Hawey Quebec city