Golden Tower Hotel & Spa
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- Continental Breakfast
- Minbar in room
- TV Channel One Russia
- High-speed internet in room (free)
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... own, time enough to visit the Duomo at a leisurely pace and grab a nice lunch. The regular crowd was in force, but the lines were relatively light and we were able to visit the Cathedral and grab our audio-guides with very little trouble. It was nice to be able to take it slow, soaking in the scale and grandeur of the place. The mind just boggles to think about this as an undertaking of massive financial and engineering scale at the time that it was built. Complex ...
They too used the oak barrels, but also steel ones as well because some people just don’t like the oaky taste of wine. These ones were much larger and hold a lot more wine. We also went into the wine cellar where old bottles of wine were kept that are far past the day they should be consumed. We had a wine tasting down there of 3 more types of wine, we sampled chocolate made in Florence and then tried a white dessert wine that tasted a lot ...
... and chianti, followed by expresso's) and watched the world go by. Wendy & I also took the opportunity of free WIFI to touch base with the kids back home... Then back onto the bus and about a 90 min drive back the ship. Another very full & exciting day. :) Footnote: Purchasing my Venetian Mask in Florence turned out to be a godsend as when we were in Venice, David was actually quite sick and I would have been very stressed and pressed for time trying to purchase one ...
... was definitely busier than Lucca! And we realized we were now getting closer to Easter Sunday and the crowds would likely increase from here on out. The line to climb to the top of the Duomo was crazy and there were people everywhere. (Also, everyone was speaking English - American English. It was like being on a University campus. There is a large international student population in Florence and we could tell...)
... his dignity! Sitting on the banks of the Arno it presents serious governance, civic pride and spiritual prominence.
A visit to Florence could not go by without a visit to Michelangelo’s David which while massive fills the space with a gentle almost tender presence, the proportions are so perfect, and one contemporary wrote of the work you need just to see this piece ...