- Swimming pool
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- Free parking
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... a day to Pompei only for Saturday. We called the brochure company and booked a full day with them for approximately the same as a four hour tour with our ship.
We had dinner reservations at the Tamarin restaurant at 8 PM. At 7 PM the ship started to disembark from port so we headed for the aft observation deck and found a “secret” lounge located there on deck eleven. It was a great vantage point for departure and only a ...
... br> His order of a cheese risotto was remarked upon by genial patron Nando ("He ordered what?) but Paul redeemed himself by also scoffing a Ligurian pizza too.
He met up with a friendly bunch of Aussies (Danielle and pals) who politely listened to the three-hour story of his journey and then even, more politely, paid for Paul's meal when he left without settling his bill.
Paul returned to ...
... lunch meats and cheeses with two kinds of wine, our hosts explained their method of growing, harvesting and processing grapes into wine, practiced in this home by the husband's great grandfather and others before him in the 400 year old home. Way better than McDonalds!
After our lunch for €12 each, we drove to Pisa to see the famous tower. It leans to one side. We saw that with our own eyes. We took the usual ...
... of the "Popes". Quite an interesting story of power and how it was all reflected in the City. After the tour which only touched on the highlights of Florence, we stopped for a quick bite of pasta which was excellent (see the pics) and then off to Pisa. We went to make sure the tower was still leaning and low and behold it was. We each had our picture taken holding up the tower which seems to be a requirement for all those that visit Pisa. We then drove back ...
... take time to see the rest of the museum which could take hours. We simply did not have hours to do that and Fabrizio's advice made sense.
If we are fortunate enough to go back to Florence one day, then spending time at Accademia and / or other museums would be worthwhile considering. What our tour was about today was an overview of Florence and that is exactly what we got, and more ... we had a lot of fun and a lot of laughs along the way.