Albergo Giovanni da Verrazzano
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Dating back to 1150 or earlier, this castle was was home to Giovanni da Verrazzano, born there in 1485, who discovered New York harbor, and later was honored in the naming of the Verrazzanno bridge in New York in 1964.
Simply, if you are in the Greve area, go there, take the tour and include the lunch/dinner.
We left Monterosso around 10:00 in the morning, on our way to Tuscany. Why do we call it Tuscany and the Italians call it Toscana? I think I'll stick with Toscana.
Driving south we passed by Lucca and Firenza (Florence). I guess I missed Firenza, don’t remember any city views, although I was pretty busy driving. Once again through …
... constraints and perhaps some due to lack of any more real challenges or adventures. I will also post in one of my blogs one of these days those items I have found the most useful to have brought as well as those things we should have brought and needed in case it is helpful to others of you embarking on similar adventures.
Happy Journeys along with us! I have posted descriptions on some of the photos so best to look at them in whatever view shows those.
... time with the rhythm, that he let slip an enthusiastic comment. The young girl's hands, in particular, struck him. They were so mobile and delicate, as light as the corollas blown around by the wind, yet vibrant with the same inner strength that emanated from her eyes, which were both clear and intoxicating , nai:Ve and knowledgeable. The painter in him dictated an inescapable need: he absolutely had to portray that rare image in a drawing.
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... di Colognole, by the way...I keep forgetting to give you the name). From Montefioralle, we could see our castello... very cool. Then it was off to lunch in Greve, a little shopping and back home for some R & R, packing, playing cards, etc... Tonight, one more meal in Italy and we head to the airport in Rome tomorrow morning. We have had a wonderful time and hope you have enjoyed the blog! Ciao, ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
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
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.