Hotel Villa Belvedere
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... but they all look the same after a time.
We moved onto the square which is magnificent and is built on a shell shape. Wandered around amongst the thronging tourists and then made our way up a side street to find a restaurant which was away from the crowds. We were successful and sat down to Neil a gnocchi, and I had a ravioli, together with a couple of beers. By this time it was the appointed meeting time. So we made our way to the tower in the ...
... absolutely worth the walk and necessary after all the gelato. Tuscany truly is gorgeous and it seems that each town we go to is even more beautiful than the last.
We had a special dinner at a vineyard before arriving at Florence. I'm going to have to expand my vocabulary but again the surroundings were mind blowing. The vineyard is a castle and has been growing the same grapes for over ...
... a steep hill and get to the front door and arrived just in time for them to close for lunch. From 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., not much is open in this part of the world. Need to get used to that. So, it was back to our cozy cottage for our own lunch. In the afternoon, we went to Castello di Fonterutoli winery, a very prominent producer of Chianti Classico. The (once) family village of Fonterutoli was established in the 1400’s. There are ...
... obviously quite newly built. We had time for a coffee, final farewells and boarded the VFT direct to Florence. What a wonderful experience it is to travel on these trains in Italy. The seating is comfortable and the give such a smooth ride. The top speed was about 300 kph, but it did not feel like we were going that fast and the scenery did not whip past. It was great to be able to see some of the countryside - green fields, crops and small villages on the hills. Florence - ...
... back to town to find some more leather goods. Bought a couple more things. While we were gone Tim braved the supermarket on his own. We wanted to make sure we had food for the next day because we had been told everything would be shut due to a holiday.
When we arrived on Sunday our host told us that this was a week of festival in Florence. We had been to the food, wine and arts festival on Sunday and now we were looking forward to Notte ...