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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center
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We finally made very good use of our free day. Jackie April an I went on a wine tour in the Chianti region. We met the group at 2:30 at the train station and drove though the beautiful county side. At the first winery they had a big room set up for tastings. We tried 4 different wines, as well as several types of cheese, oils and balsamic vinegar. He showed us the best way to drink the wine, which includes swirling it in the glass ...
Well... we thought dinner was good until Abbe threw it up all night long. So needless to say, it was a bit of a slower day. We slept in a little later and took our time getting ready. We first went to the Medici Chapel. It was beautiful inside and there were many tombs and statues. It was the Medici family's personal chapel. There were many works by Michelangelo here. We then went inside the Duomo and went to the Duomo Museum. The outside ...
... Because this town was small and there was no tourist around we got to view the place through a different lens, and our focus quickly come on all the interesting and unique wooden front doors at the local homes. This quickly became the focus of our photo snaps. Unfortunately no gelati shops were open so once we walked the town we headed back to Greve.
Well worth the visit, it was definitely nice to get away from all the ...
... born of a need to conserve meat for months after the slaughter of the animal. Salting, smoking, and air-drying are the three processes by which fresh meat is transformed into a long-keeping staple.) yummy sounds delicious !!!!! Our food arrived and yes we had ordered the meat platter!!!! Along with cured lard which I now discover from an Internet search!!!! As I am enjoying my lunch ( I have no idea what i am eating at this point ...
... Hotel. This hotel was perfect. The owner/manager took the time to show us through the hotel, the complimentary ipads, computers in each room (including free playstation). They also include a free happy hour each night!
We dumped our stuff in one room as the other was not yet ready to head off to a nearby place he recommended for lunch. Fabulous Tuscany food ...