Hotel Villa Campomaggio Resort & Spa
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- Minbar in room
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Hot tub
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
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... tour of the town. Still it is amazing to see the central town square where the Palio is run in mid-summer, and the Duomo di Siena Cathedral, enjoy a refreshing Gelato, and soak up the beauty of the town.
The trip to Radda is another beautiful drive as the countryside has turned more forested and hilly. Radda is a very small and quaint hilltop city with a commanding 360 degree view of the surrounding area. Our hotel is in a "pedestrian only" zone ...
... our little Volpaia Castle - the Castle of Volpaia, is an ancient walled town. The castle in sandstone has a distinctive dark color that makes it different from other castles in Chianti. In spite of the marks of the numerous wars between Florence and Siena, the main structure can easily be recognised in the massive tower and one of the minor towers. Richard used the maps to plan out a Sunday drive around the local area and off we went. Our first stop was Radda ...
... been sponsored by Mel Gibson and his ex wife to be in the Academia Museum. We found that interesting. Another interesting thing that we noticed was the centrality of Mary in the paintings. As we move closer to Rome (and the Vatican City), it seems that the Catholic influence becomes more prominent. Even though Jesus is in most of the paintings, Mary takes the central place. Just an observation that we both observed. After walking around the city, taking in the ...
... Cafe - featured in Hannibal!! Scene chasing once again!!
We then saw Palazzo Vecchio - we decided we may as well go inside it today! We got photos outside first - after all, that was where Hannibal hung Pazzi. 'Bowels in, or bowels out?'
Inside, we sat in the Salone dei Cinquecento. It was beautiful. We sat there for a while, relaxing and taking it all in, as we love to do. This was the scene in Hannibal where Pazzi met "Dr Fell".
After our relaxation we got ...
... catch a train. Our apartment host proved to be less than stellar at communication (even though she's a native English-speaker), and gave us the wrong bus number to take to the train station, so we got an unscheduled tour of Genoa at 6:15 am until Brad asked the bus driver if we'd be going to the station, and we found out, in fact, we were not. SO... With our backpacks and luggage, we ran through the alleyways and down countless steps, 1.8 miles, and caught ...