Borgo San Luigi
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- TV Channel One Russia
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Depart Rome on the Tuscany relax and wine tour. (4 days, 3 nights)
Rome, Montepulciano, Pienza, Montalcino, Borgo San Luigi, Greve in Chianti, San Gimignano, Florence, Volterra, Pisa
Day 1: Pick up at Hotel Cortina at 7:15 am. Our guide is Stefano and the bus driver is Enrigo. We are a small travelling group of 2 couples. The other couple …
... main square (with all the other festa visitors),.. and soak up the atmosphere. What we are finding is quite different to what we expected. This festa has a focus on music, small theatre productions, and loads and loads of 'trinket stalls' (I have just been reprimanded,.. they are 'arts and craft stalls',.. apparently!!) This is not the medieval festival we thought we would find. Wandering around this evening was a lot like wandering around a week-end market back home,.. not ...
... a minute appreciation for art. Which we unfortunately did not possess.. At least not enough for us to fully enjoy our visit to the Uffitzi. We probably would've done better if we picked up an audio guide but that required us to leave an identification document behind- our passports were unfortunately back at the hotel. I did however, see the Birth of Venus, which is a great on its own.
The Uffitzi Gallery is enormous, full ...
... 4 Leonie is a very popular spot with both the locals and the tourists that has been booked out pretty much every night since it opened 20 years ago. We did try to get in last night but we were out of luck, we were lucky they were able to book us in tonight. Dinner was delicious as always and I enjoyed the speciality of ravioli with pear, Taleggio and asparagus, and let me just say, Mmmmmmmmmmmmmmm.
11pm - Walk Home and Zzzz's ...
... areas during the years of the Black Plague. We took a walking tour of the city and learned about the yearly horse races ran by each district and the vast amount of traditions celebrated by the community still today. Siena was beautiful and gave us some time to walk off lunch and enjoy yet another pastry and cappuccino. After Siena was headed to another town and then back to. Florence for dinner in our hotel room with a bottle of ...