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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed
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... apartment buildings before we got to the beautiful Piazza and looked with awe at the white perfectly intact Florence cathedral. The museo was not open today, so they had ten euro tickets to get in to the cathedral, the crypt, the bell tower and the baptistery. We got two and entered the Cathedral just after it opened. It was absolutely beautiful. The outside was decorated in sculpture and mosaics all telling various famous stories from ...
... a decent wage in Italy and don't depend on tips as they do in the US. I can't forget to mention that we also got gelato, the required ritual of visiting Italy. I got straccitella and Jake got chocolate and panna cotta. I was just reminiscing about our first trip to Italy and how we logged all of our gelato flavor adventures. Jake was such a little guy then! And now I know I can trust him to find his way back to the apartment if we get separated. After just two days, he is ...
... the views were terrific and I don't regret doing it, I just wouldn't do it again.
With that done, we decided to use our combo ticket and visit the Baptistery, no line at all here! Though, there was a huge crowd gathered around the famous bronze doors outside. The Baptistery was incredibly beautiful, covered in golden mosaic tiles inside, and we were glad to have seen it.
Now it was approaching 2pm, so we made ...
... the centre of Lucca and the fourth trail was around the wall. I eventually noticed the important words at the bottom of the map - "Itinerary for bike"! We had a lovely afternoon walking around the narrow street. As we headed back to the train station we walked through the shopping area, which was then very busy. And the one very noticeable thing was the huge number of policemen about. We got a direct train back to ...
... sightseeing is best done early.
I think the most impressive thing yesterday was what Florence looked like on a wet and stormy day. The Duomo is absolutely awe inspiring. It appears so massive against the medieval buildings. They still don't allow skyscrapers in the city, so it is still the landmark to be seen everywhere. It was built so large to hold all of Florentines in the city of the ...