Travel Blogs from San Gimignano
... on it) and just got back to the van in time for the rain to start. So we sat it out for about half an hour before heading to the meeting point for our cooking glass.
Our guide, Fulvio, met us. He was a jolly looking kind of guy with long grey hair. We went back to his Tuscan Villa and met his parents (who didn’t speak any English). The cooking class was out of his kitchen so we definitely ...
Up bright and early for a travel day, we grabbed our daily cappuccini and brioche, made a few last minute purchases at Italian Trader Joe's, and cautiously (because we weren't super confident it was the right one) boarded a bus to San Gimignano. The bus ride was lovely, passing through small towns and providing great views of the Tuscan countryside unlike any we'd seen yet. After only an hour we arrived at the top of a huge hill at the front gate to the town of ...
... done a splendid job of taking care of her and we appreciate it, I know it is not easy for you. Awesome post too!! By the way, the hat is for you and it packs easily - no worries.
We have had our first organized tour and we had a bus ride to a scenic viewpoint overlooking the entire City of Firenze. It took our breath away. They had an outside bronze statue of David that was incredible. We saw the old city wall. Trees specific to ...
Sunday 02 October we made our way to the Roma Termini station to board the high-speed train to Florence. The actual boarding was somewhat hectic and confusing as John dragged his bags into one car only to find out that the car with our reserved seating was at the opposite end of the train. Having found a spot for each piece of luggage we settled in for a comfortable ride. A short time later we made our way to the dining car. There we enjoyed a leisurely lunch while hurtling ...
... I head out of the town wall, to find the bus. I'm the only passenger on board as we head for Poggibonsi, where a train will take me on to Pisa, a day ahead of schedule. Volterra has been struck from my schedule, due to a lack of public transport heading west after the town.The Etruscan hill town will have to wait until next time maybe. Poggibonsi, is an industrial town with one reason for visiting; the train station to take you away from it. The bus drops ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking