Hotel Villa Belvedere
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... streets were lined with tall stone buildings of wonderful character filled with gorgeous shops peddling their local wares, including produce of the region (food and wine), earthenware, linen, embroidery and leather. The piazzas however were a little spoiled by the presence of tacky markets that took away from the atmosphere.
We explored the town including the Collegiate of St Mary's built in 1056...old. The church walls ...
... to explore. We found the town center and sat down to have a cappuccino (Blaine) and white wine (me). It's nice to just sit and people watch. Fun to look around and imagine the center hundreds of years ago. You just don't get this kind of throw back history in the states. After more exploring, we found a great place to have lunch. I'm sure you will be shocked to hear we had pizza. :-) and more surprisingly, wine. At the end of lunch, the ...
... only. This is also where a walking tour starts from at 3:00 daily except Sunday, in English & Italian, March-October, for €15
If you want to escape the crowds of tourists, there is a footpath that runs around the outside of town that is peaceful and affords some nice views of the countryside. It doesn't seem to go all the way around town, but it's long enough to work up a good thirst. Look for the signs with an icon of a hiker.
... the apartment at about 9:30 and headed north out of town. The ride to Scarperia where the Mugello track is situated took about 40 minutes. On arrival Greg & Chris parked the bikes right out the front of the entrance, same place for the next three days. They parked next to two young Aussies, husband and wife who had hired Ducati monsters in Cannes, France and had ridden down to Mugello just to watch ...
Today's adventures were first and foremost about ensuring that we experienced as much of what San Gimignano had to offer as we hoped to, including sights, tastes, and shopping. Having spent yesterday evening wandering the streets of the city for more time than we'd expected, we had already seen the vast majority of the city's layout and architecture -- and the city really is the primary attraction here (unless you really want to visit both of the ...