- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Free parking
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Florence a 30 minute drive from where we are staying on a beautiful blue sky day was a memorable day. We parked our car for free at the top of Piazza Michelangelo (very import as it cost 1 € to go to the bathroom) and surveyed the beautiful city. We walked over the Ponte Vecchio to Duomo argued the most beautiful church in Italy - on the outside anyway. We lined up to walk up the 463 steep stone steps to the top of the ...
... here – they are leaving today – when I said they had a long 9 hour drive she told me they are actually getting a train – for the car as well. Lucky them. Their car is a fancy, white Audi A5 sports.
After a lovely chat with Giorgio – he is such a nice man – we had a yummy lunch at home which included a slice of pizza from the local producers. We did go back and get the washing done and managed a lovely little walk in ...
... Giancarlo about WW2 sites and traveling around town. He was extremely patient and helpful. The cemetery was a beautiful and had a small site of 4000 unmarked white crosses and a large plaque commemorating many of the troops who sacrificed so much during the war. Luckily even though we got to the location late after taking our bus, the caretaker who lived on the grounds (John, a retired american military ...
... pleasant walk along the river bank and a fairly steep climb up to our favorite restauran. There we found a table facing the city and toasted our baby Emily's birthday and Stephen and Dustin's baby announcement with a glass of Prosecco. After a light lunch we continued our climb up to the Abbey of St Miniato. This is a magnificent structure with the best view of Florence. It is probably a few hundred feet higher than Piazza Michelangelo, so the view is stunning. The inside is also ...
... We were taken back to the house where we were seated under cover on the patio, taught how to correctly taste wines, and then proceeded to sample four different wines of theirs over four courses beautifully cooked by his Mother. The best course was a ragu, made from minced beef, pork and rabbit; and cooked slowly for three days. I also quite enjoyed the desert, which was biscotti which we dunked in a desert wine that was both the colour and taste of honey (if honey was alcoholic ...