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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
TripAdvisor Reviews Villa Patrizia Siena
Travel Blogs from Siena
... lender and which had been in business in Siena since 1472, revealed losses of €730 million due to deals made and hidden from regulators. The government came to the rescue, however Tuscan ratepayers are still reeling from new home property taxes and other austerity measures introduced. Understandably Banks are not popular in Siena.
Being a Saturday Siena was bustling. As we were wandering around we heard a drum roll. There was ...
... the site of an older church. We had read the Gothic facade has many pinnacles and bands of black, green, and white Tuscan marble inlaid with pink stone and topped by Giovanni Pisano's naturalist statues. We had also read that you will either love it or think it is tasteless.
As we rounded, a corner we caught sight of the Duomo. We have seen a lot of cathedrals during our time in Europe and Siena's Duomo is one of best. We loved it. The afternoon light ...
... mates interpreted the speeches for us, which was about pride and winning and the best jockey and the best horse, and all that. We estimate our dinner had 800 - 1000 people.
So then Pirate Stefano and Goldy were at the last table to leave, walked around the city again, and finally managed to drag Pirate Stefano home for a well earned sleep before the race the next night.
The next day is the race, there is so much ceremony that it is ...
... Had a quiet dinner (13.5€) of pasta and pesto with a beer. Home by 8:00 to write post cards, travel log and then some reading and tv. I am tired, hopefully I will sleep better...the room has a nice queen sized bed, a tv (wtf) and of course WiFi. Breakfast is between 8 and 9 tomorrow. Its suppose to rain...I hope their weathermen are as good (or bad) as ...
... been fancy, but were excellent traditional meals that showcased not only the talent of local chefs, but also the high quality of ingredients available here.
Beyond the food, having already done the touristy thing the last time in Florence, this time was more about enjoying the city itself, rather than waiting in line to get into museums, then having to wait in another line to see Florence's many famous works ...