Albergo Giovanni da Verrazzano
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TravelPod Member ReviewsAlbergo Giovanni da Verrazzano Greve
Unfriendly staff, restaurant was very good, rooms are adequate but very noisy. Breakfast included and very simple. Very convenient to Chianti region but there are better options in the area
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Casual start to the day, left for Greve at about 10am. Nice drive through the Tuscan hills,some great views to be seen. Arrived in Greve and found somewhere to park.
Walked around the town for a couple of hours, very much a spot where the more affluent folk go for lunch, a lot of Porsches and Audis ...
... he loves cooking and watches Italian version of junior master chef.
I will never remember all the food but will do my best.
APPETIZER: We started with small slices of cooked bread, ( cold toast ) Each with a different spread. Everything was home made either by Carla or someone else in the village. There was a chicken liver pate, a fish one, we had to look in the language book to work out tuna. I think the tuna was mixed with capers and a soft cheese, a ...
... I will hand this over to Steve for his story.:
Boots and ************** to Greve to find a bus. Goldie dropped me off in the side street and I walked to town and the bus stop. Asked a man re bus and he told me in broken Inglish "tickets from cafe, 20 Mts up road"
So off I trot , not 20 Mts, more like 50 Mts. opposite Co-op. got one way ticket to Firenze (Florence) for €3.20 and out the door and oops the bus ...
... Vescine di Paladin and we had a little tour of their barrel rooms. The grapes are going to be harvested next week (early, but hot rainy summers caused that) so everyone is sitting back waiting for the craziness of handpicking grapes, and all the other steps to make this great wine! We saw lots of sad sunflowers...giving up their seeds must be hard work. Our Guide/driver Ale took us to a little roadside trattoria ...
... is, along with other beautiful statues such as Neptune. Further walking to the old covered bridge. Along the way we just happened to come across a market and Sheila and Dot bought lovely leather handbags, just to help the Italian economy along of course. Back to the station with no trouble, and did the long journey in reverse. Our day trip cost around $19. The ship excursion was around $100 just to get dropped off in ...