La Locanda del Ponte
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... alcohol haha)... The food at this restaurant has definitely been the best so far (and we have eaten some amazing food). Every course was 5* quality and just left you wanting more. My new favourite food is Porcini Mushrooms, Mmmmm. And as some of you know I don't normally eat tomatoes but we were brought out some cherry tomatoes seasoned with oregano, salt & pepper and ...
One of the highlights of the trip so far was our morning ballooning with Chris and Claire from "Ballooning in Tuscany". We had an early start (5am) to be down at the launch field for 5.40am and then we took off at about 6.30-6.45am on a beautifully sunny morning with fantastic views over the Tuscan countryside - the pictures hopefully do it more justice than any description I can ...
... It's certainly impressive walking through the massive arched gates that surround the city, but although it's lovely I've seen so many communes now, that they're becoming a little similar...piazzas, duomos, side-walk cafes & restaurants...and I was sick of so many people...so I had lunch, then went back to relax by the pool and work on my tan...of which I must say I believe I'm starting to look quite golden!!
The following day I did ...
... in the tree house bar, waiting for the full moon to emerge from behind the clouds. Then I find a quiet spot in the garden and sit and dream under the light of the moon, and the masses of lanterns and candles that light up the garden and the villa, then like a child go exploring the garden in the moonlight, finding entranceways in the hedging to follow narrow high walled hedged paths, softly walking down pathways until I come to the orchard with ...
... my Prosecco and breathing in the atmosphere....aggh one could get used to this!
I spend the next 3 hours just soaking it all up, and I know I have a contented smile on my face the entire time...wandering the gardens and sitting in various locations, talking to the extremely attentive staff, and enjoying a light dinner by the pond. This place is heaven on earth, so I decide to splash out, spoil myself and book myself one ...