Travel Blogs from Montecatini Terme
Just having a soothing cup of peppermint tea, our guide Monica is having a beer. It was a big day. We took a very crowded train to Florence, the birthplace of the Renaissance, and met our local guide, Michael...a Canadian who landed in Florence. Altogether an overwhelming city. Your eyes and brain go into cultural overload. The Doumo, the ponte …
Pisa was the destination for the morning with an afternoon visit to Lucca.
Buses are no longer allowed into Pisa centre, so we transferred from the bus to a road train, that takes you past the touristy ordinary roads leading into town. One of the biggest hurdles was avoiding the multiple umbrella sellers (actually they sold anything, carved …
Big day of driving along some of the most amazing roads we have ever seen. We stopped counting tunnels after 80 or so and the bridges. We have moved from France to Italy, to Montecatini Terme, a spa town in the hills west of Pisa. Terrific place full of old hotels.
The biggest and best spa is called Terme Tettuccio build by the Grand Duke …
Good breakfast and collect bags of drinks, fruit and sandwiches for the journey, paid the hotel 29€. Train to the station up the top of the town. Desenzano to Montecatine 3 trains. All tickets in hand. First one to Verona, second to Padua then to Firenze. Final stage ticket (open) should have authorised it at the station -didn't, lesson for …
As with every morning, we started the day with breakfast at the hotel and then boarded the bus at 8:30am to go to Siena. I was really excited about checking out Siena because one of my all time favorite wines is from here and I have heard what a cute little town it is. And I must say, Siena is awesome! Aside from the fact that it reminded me a lot …
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility