Hotel Francia e Quirinale
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Francia e Quirinale Montecatini Terme
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... region of Tuscany!! The hills, farms, nurseries and vineyards were picturesque and had me drooling ala Homer Simpson. Around 4.00pm we arrived in the tiny spa resort town of Montecatini. We checked into our hotel and had a few drinks in the bar before our Optional Extra dinner. For 20 Euros we had a 4 course Tuscan Feast. First up was a fresh leaf salad drizzled with olive oil and balsamic vinegar. Next up was a creamy pasta and ...
Originally on this day, I planned on only visiting the Brancacci Chapel within the church of Santa Maria del Carmarine. So at midday I traveled across the Arno River to the Oltrarno neighborhood of Florence hoping to not need a reservation for the chapel but rather just be able to buy a ticket on site. The Brancacci chapel is one of the lesser visited churches of the city so their reservation policy is not a matter of crowd control due to numbers of people but rather the smallness of the ...
... favourite so it is good that each place is better than the next. Florence is the capitol of Tuscany with a sea of burnt orange roofs. It is a very young city, I think a lot of people come to school here from all over, it seems very international and hip! There are many cool things to see: statue of David, the castle where Quasimodo (sp?) from Disney's Hunchback of Notre Dame was jailed in the tower. We took a walking tour to learn about the history of the Mezzini family, a family ...
... and the references were everywhere, some of them were quite artsy showing both the playful wooden puppet side and the somewhat darker Gepetto-may-not-be-such-a-nice-guy side) and our waiter, Jimmeney Cricket...er....Ricardo, was very friendly and could speak many languages. Pam sipped on spritz, while Katie enjoyed a glass of water :( and we devoured fresh bruschetta followed by a grilled fillet of sole, cannellini beans in Tusan olive oil (a local specialty) and ...
... things and start unpacking my luggage! I can't believe I'm here for a whole semester! I'm very excited but also a little bit nervous! That's all my news for today, I'll update again tomorrow! Good night!
Ciao! Così oggi è stata un'altra giornata emozionante nella grande città di Firenze! Dopo il risveglio in un momento molto più ragionevole di 8:30, ci siamo vestiti e pronti e siamo andati a fare colazione. Dopo la prima colazione, siamo andati oltre ...