Travel Blogs from Panzano
All good, found the car and our luggage was intact, so we left Bologna and headed for our home for the next three nights. Although our plan was originally going to be to wing the next three days I just couldn't do it, so from Venice I found an apartment in a villa close to Modena and central to everything we wanted to do, so I booked it. Driving out of Bologna was interesting as we past numerous scantily clad ladies in very high ...
We did a little shopping back on the bridge- I found a delicate bracelet of braided white gold, yellow gold, and rose gold. Felt like buying a little bit of history! Those shops used to be butcher shops, but when the Medici Family started using the bridge for personal use, they made the butchers leave and were replaced with jewelry shops because (a) it was prettier, and (b) it smelled nicer. I would have to agree with that! Anthony found a great little bottle ...
... right towards Pontassieve until reaching Leccio. Soon
after passing Leccio, The Mall will be on your Left.
From Florence railway station, you can also get a regional train to Arezzo and get off in Rignano Sull’Arno. At the train station take a cab and in 5 minutes you'll be there.
From Florence you can also take a Shuttle Bus, ...
... was supposed to have salads but didn't. This area is know for its pork which neither Susan nor I eat. But we each found something to eat. After lunch we hiked from Greves to our inn in Panzano (in Tuscany...apparently there are a lot of Panzanos in Italy). It was not long before the group headed in the wrong direction but Raphael rounded them up. As we started to pass vineyards it did not take long before we began ...
... forgot to mention. When we were walking by the Duomo to get to the Uffizi Gallery, we passed the Duomo. I had seen pictures of Brunelleschi's dome before, but never of the cathedral it is attached. I have never seen a cathedral sooo large and so gothic. It is pink, green, and white marble. It looks very similar to a doll house you would putt together that had 2 million pieces of wood and were all hand made and hand glued. I will post a picture of the duomo, however ...
Other places to stay in Panzano
Via San Leolino 19, Panzano | 4 star hotelfrom $304
Via Case Sparse, 56, Panzano | 3 star hotelfrom $148
Via S. Leolino 59, Panzano | 3 star hotelfrom $123
Piazza Bucciarelli 5, Panzano | Hotelfrom $197