La Locanda del Ponte
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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Day 3 & the 3 musketeers set off for the last day of our bike trip. A great downhill ride with magnificent views once again. The tour took us right through the centre of town before reaching our hotel at about 2.30 pm. Loved it but glad to be off the bike! Enjoyed a well deserved bottle of prosecco to celebrate the challenge of our ride. So proud of us all Tomorrow sees us headed for Torino (Turin) via fast train from Firenze (Florence) to start our cheese tour on ...
Siena was amazing! It looked just as we imagined the region of Tuscany would, with lots of farms on the countryside and cities with lovely Tuscan style. Sasha's friend, Emma, is studying in Siena, and we had the pleasure of having her guide us through the twisting streets. We witnessed the celebration of the winning "contrada," which is like a neighborhood. ...
... 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 ...