Il Borgo di Vescine - Relais del Chianti
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... afternoon some of us drove down to Greve, the town considered to be the "capital of the chianti region." I personally found two hours in the morning doing the Italian mountain roads sufficient for one day. If you watch the
Giro di Italia, the bicycle race held annually in Italy and pay close attention to the route of the peloton racing along the narrow hilly roads you will have an idea of our routes today, if not the speed!
... garden in the courtyard, which included a turtle that wandered through the flower beds. We then went around the corner to the supermarket and stocked up on supplies for our stay ( more pasta!) After relaxing for a few minutes in our apartment we ventured out into the city and found a parade celebrating the game of calcio in Florence ( YouTube it and you'll be amazed!). It basically is the sport that developed into ...
I got up early (07:30am) and got packed up since today was my last day in Firenze. Had my usual breakfast and stored my luggage with the B&B - now I was ready to tackle the Accademia! As I didn't make a reservation, I stood in line for about 1.5 hours to get into the Galleria dell'Accademia to see The David and other works, of course. Botticelli's "Madonna and Child" was not in view today, so that was a bit disappointing, but there were plenty of other artists renditions of the ...
... Florentine steak. Traditionally the steak is served extremely rare, although we asked for the "American" version and it was served medium. Three of us shared the steak because it was extremely large, though it was very good. After lunch a few people in the group went to a local football game, but Sofie and I decided to walk around and explore town a little. We had about 6 hours to shop, explore, and check out the sights. We went in a few ...
... a wedding. The ceremony was conducted by the local mayor at the 16th century town hall and the reception was held in a large villa at the top of a hill which is surrounded by vineyards. Many guests had stay in the villa during the week so everybody was in the holiday spirit and we partied until the wee hours. Hangovers followed on Sunday. Today (Monday) we visited the Castello di Verrazzano winery and had a tour and enjoyed some ...