Hotel dei Vicari
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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Today we had a relaxing start and bought traditional Tuscan pastries, cappuccino and breakfast sandwiches at a neighborhood shop. We walked to the train station where we rented bicycles for the whole day and began our adventure of navigating the streets of Florence. Sometimes the pedestrian traffic was thick, and we always had to watch out for cars, trucks, buses, motorcycles and vespas, but we had an AMAZING day! First we biked across the River Arno to the 'The Oltrarno'. The ...
Today's lesson in classical art is a visit to the Accademia museum. Again the queues are minimal at this low season time, so we don't bother picking up our pre-booked tickets at €4 extra, and stroll in with the main crowd instead. The Accademia has a lot to offer, although it is nothing like the scale of the he Uffizi. In the first room is an early plaster draft of my favourite piece of Florentine sculpture, but the main attraction ...
... and a long taxi queue. As it turned out we are only a very short distance from the train station and in a great location. Our host Lorenzo met us and showed us the workings of the apartment, which is fab - very spacious two bedrooms, lounge, kitchen, bathroom, vestibule decorated in traditional style. i have never seen such a locking mechanism on the front door. there is a steel rod that bolts into floor and ceiling. However he assures us it is very safe. He had also ...
... After enjoying some medieval altarpieces and assorted plaster copies of other great works, we rounded a corner and were met by the 17 ft tall masterpiece at the end of a long hall full of rich, natural light. It was everything we had hoped it would be, and more. Honestly it is ***********vey the feeling you get when you see the David, but it's a mixture of awe, chills down the spine, and ...
... to wait about half an hour in a queue to be able to climb to the top of the dome. It was quite a crazy climb up as the beginning of the climb is a winding stairwell and then you come out on the inside of the church around the height of all the satanic depictions that are painted on the base of the dome.. and then you wind your way round before climbing up inside the inner and outer layers of the dome.. Poor Simon was almost bent in half trying to fit ...