Grand Albergo Fortuna
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
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... see terraces full of potted lemon tress in Hyde Manor or Lagaria you will know where I have got my inspiration from!! We then hit the road heading straight for Siena. I had a vague plan that we would head off the road at some point and try and find somewhere gorgeous and cool for lunch . My hunt wasn't going brilliantly until a few miles out of Siena I spotted an interesting site that looked like a castle up in the ...
One of the highlights of the trip so far was our morning ballooning with Chris and Claire from "Ballooning in Tuscany". We had an early start (5am) to be down at the launch field for 5.40am and then we took off at about 6.30-6.45am on a beautifully sunny morning with fantastic views over the Tuscan countryside - the pictures hopefully do it more justice than any description I can ...
Today we climbed the tower in del campo, the centrepiece of the square where the Palio horse race is run every year, It's a pity we weren't here earlier in the month to see this celebration and experience this century old tradition. During the afternoon we visited the Duomo Cathedral, a magnificent building of black and white marble. The richness of this Cathedral is immense both inside and out and it boasts some awesome ...
... chapels I had seen in the churches that I'd visited. The ceiling was very high and had the ten commandments surrounded by clouds which was cool. The ladies section was hidden on the second floor but apparently the women and the men just sit on opposite sides of the synagogue now. After the tour I grabbed my stuff and headed down the street to Piazza Del Campo, which contained the Tower of Mangia and the Civic museum. The tower was a fun and steep climb with narrow staircases. ...
After an early breakfast and our first tour "bag re-pack" we were thankful for Ms Macguire's "tetris-style" packing skills and were underway around 7.30am. She also provided our sing-a-long CD with aussie favourites like Home among the gum trees, Love to have a beer with Duncan, Bound for Botany Bay and Road to Gundagai. We even had our driver Pietro tapping along.
We met our guide Roberta for a short tour through the city, a wonderful mix of ...