Hotel Azzi - Locanda degli Artisti
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed
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We had booked tickets for the Accademia Gallery where Michelangelo's statue of David is housed for 11:30am so we had a relaxing morning and did some window shopping as we took a leisurely stroll from our accommodation. We also dropped into Santo Spirito Church on the way through the piazza as it was open. The inside is far more interesting than the exterior, which is quite plain. There we saw one of Michelangelo’s first sculptures of Christ on ...
... then pointed out that the famous Catholic architecture in Florence probably brings most of the tourist dollars into the city, so maybe they have a right to ask for donations? I'm still not entirely convinced. We ate delicious pizza in the square outside the Duomo, and then went for a walk down to the river, passing many spectacular buildings along the way. We stopped for a breather on the banks of the river Arno, and David was looking out contemplatively over the water. I snuck a ...
... are allowed to travel today and these must have a special permit. We stopped at a service centre for lunch and there were over 50 trucks parked. Each country also has different speed limits and the trucks have stickers on the back to indicate what they can do. Their limit is 90km but the bus can do 100 and cars 130. There are heaps of toll booths and one today had 18 gates for one way of traffic.
We also saw a Roman built aqueduct. Such an amazing ...
... frequently set off alarms for getting too close to the walls.
While the original plan was to return to Villa Tolomei and lounge by the pool and then go back into town a couple of hours before dinner to do some souvenir shopping, we opted to do our souvenir shopping before we returned to the hotel. Before making our way to the Mercado de San Lorenzo, we stopped for gelato. [Sadly, this ...
... should know it already. We had dinner included here as well in the "Tuscan Hills". We had a good time dancing and we had our first serving of meat. Although the various dishes were served up to us by waiters so you didn't necessarily get as much you wanted of some dishes and then too much of another that you may not want. It is hard to get used to the salad being drenched in oil :( when you crave some salad or veggies it ...