Hotel Villa S. Michele
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... in a side street and had the most amazing salad. It was so nice to have a change from the green salads that have been on offer so far. Pear, pine nuts, raisins, pecorino cheese and rocket topped off with amazing olive oil. Great to eat something not full of carbs but really flavoursome. After lunch, we had a short time to explore Piazza della Signoria and avoid the hawkers selling authentic leather bags and all the beggars who are ...
Ah, Florence... Tonight is my last night in this magnificent, historically rich city. Florence was really the city I always dreamed of visiting. I wanted to see Italy in general, but Brunelleschi's duomo was the cause for most of my day dreams for the past three years (at least). I wanted to see the Cathedral and climb the great dome before I died. Today, I did it!
The day we arrived in Florence, I thought it ...
... views were wonderful. Alas, I wasn't allowed to take any pictures inside the house.
After seeing the house, we traveled to the Carmignano region, which is just a short way away from Florence. This region is one of the three major wine-producing areas of Tuscany, and it is so beautiful. The hills are covered in different greenery, and vines, and old stucco houses, and you couldn't possibly make the views more romantic. The sun was shining on everything ...
... expected. At least we got to make chocolate truffles afterward. They were amazing. We started with dark chocolate shells and filled them with raspberry ganache, which is basically a light milk chocolate and berry cream filling. Then we coated the balls of chocolate with melted white and milk chocolate and rolled them in powdered sugar. I ate like 5 of them. So good.
Tonight after I finish this I have to study for both my Architecture History and Italian exams ...
... There are always interesting places to visit here and for browsing around. We visited the Palazzo Vecchio and Sante Croce church complex during our 2 full days here.
We continued south into the heart of Tuscany to Arezzo for 1 night where the walled medieval city was nice, then to Chianciano where we stayed in a lovely apartment on a property in the Tuscan hills for 3 nights. On the way we there visited Cortona where the movie 'Under the Tuscan ...