- Drycleaning onsite
- Continental Breakfast
- Concierge desk
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Non-smoking rooms
- Breakfast Available
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... to see workers picking great big bunches of purple grapes then loading them into bins and all this from our slowly moving bus. Eventually we arrived in Poggibonsi where we had to change buses and had time for a coffee and a stretch before proceeding to San Gimingnano. It was certainly worth the trip as this is such a beautiful, peaceful ancient walled town and after the last couple of days ...
... the town hall which has a courtyard famed for its frescos by Sodoma. Don't ask us who that is but apparently he is some kind of big cheese in the fresco world. We also saw the great tower built in 1311. Next stop, the museum of wine. It's really interesting in there and you get to learn all about the cultivation of vines as well as the production in San Gimignano. From up there you have stunning views of the countryside. We then climbed to the top of ...
... the town with many a detour down winding driveways, across fields, through blackberry bushes, surreptitiously through 3 back lawns and at one point made a pretty halfhearted effort to climb a particularly tall and well situated pine tree. All to no avail! every angle I tried the walls, the greenery or the lack of access foiled where I thought the potential vistas might be found, until I was walking along the base of the north edge of the wall. There was a ...
... enlightened us as to the significance of the Chapel to the art history world. It is called the Brancacci Chapel and was painted by an apprentice, Massacio. He has been thought to have started the birth of the Renaissance, as his artworks showed significant difference from those that were painted before. he showed depth and perspective of people and their surrounds, instead of being flat and as if in midair. In the chapel itself you can see 2 distinct difference, in ...
... though, we weren't too put out. The interior of the restaurant was beautiful stone arches filled with contemporary and upscale furniture. The wait staff was sort of bilingual, and we had no problems ordering ravioli with truffle sauce and gnocchi with truffles and cheese. (Truffles are in season right now, we weren't just being indulgent.) A plate of beans with tomatoes and basil rounded out the dinner. We were delighted to find that this restaurant was ...