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... roads are not an option when you're riding in Italy.
The weekend was taken up with a walking tour of Lucca; visiting (and tasting) the local food and wine at their annual show; as Lucca is Puccini's birthplace, a Puccini concert (La Rondine) on Saturday night and on Sunday a birthday lunch at one of the restaurants participating in ...
Did a bit of blogging, then cycled into Lucca. Investigating the best way to get to the Cinque Terra on public transport - the train, once we work out the timetable.
Coffee by one of the inner gates and watched an under 2 chattering away to a cat before he wanted to kick a ball with it. At that point the cat retreated.
The Torre Guinigi is ...
... Classy :-/ Cheered up by Freddo coffee and Cannolo...(thought it was Cannoli, though this based purely on American sitcom info!) Wiki note:- Cannoli is plural of Cannolo! Was then going to visit the Uffizi gallery to check out some of the Da Vinci etc paintings - too many queues already, gave up. Visited the Palazzo Vecchio and saw Statues including 'David, Neptune, Hercules' etc. Beer break, plus ordered some nachos. What we ...
... on a bench whilst eating some of our lunch. It was so peaceful. We could of sat up there for hours. From where we were sat we could see the many church towers in Lucca as well as the tower with the garden on top of it.
After Lucca we had a quick stop at a local winery where we had a little tour. They explained what wines they make their and which ones we are going to be trying. After the tour we all sat down on a long table whilst ...
... some castles and a couple of butcher shops that you wouldn't believe - tastings included - prosciutto carved straight off the bone to eat ( Pete - you would have been in heaven!) - food and wine is why so many people visit Tuscany. It was a long, but great day, one we will remember - by the time we got back to our Hotel it was 10.10pm - we had left at 7.45 am that morning, so we obviously slept well that night.
Our last day in Lucca and we did another ...