Fattoria di Colleoli
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... churches and old palaces to explore--tomorrow we are on our own until 3 pm. Today, after a brief time at our hotel, we went to the Accademia, or school for fine arts. Here is the original 17-foot high David, as well as several unfinished Michelangelo sculptures, and many huge paintings. There is also a three-figure sculpture, The Rape (kidnapping) of the Sabines, that was amazing to study. There is a large collection of plaster sculpture models, ...
... G. Obviously we rubbed the boar’s nose to ensure a return to Florence.
Our evening ended with Happy Hour at the Davanzati followed by dinner just over the street at La Bussola. The evening was lovely so again we were able to eat outside – Spaghetti Carbonara with Chianti Sauce which was delicious followed by Potato Topped Seabass which was very nice, but nowhere near as good as the potato topped fish we had eaten on our first night in ...
... of pecorino. We then entered the Piazza Santa Maria and found an array of restaurants and the Santa Maria church. At the entrance of this church, are the embedded headstones from the deceased's grave sites which had been relocated to there. Inside the church, the ceiling is heavily decorated in gold as is behind the alter too and the floor is beautifully tessellated. We had lunch at Sabatini, a restaurant with personalised plates. Fried calamari and prawns, gnocchi al ...
Back on the bus after a quick cereal and yoghurt breakfast, we also got a packed lunch to take with us today. We are stopping in Pisa on our way to Florence which will break up the trip a bit, Gladiator was out movie of choice for this morning but I kept nodding off. Pisa was hot and there was hardly any shade but we managed to find a spot to sit and eat our lunch. ...
Lovely sunny day ...after stocking up with a few supplies we headed out for the day and just wandered the busy streets...a lot (as in a lot!) of tourists and tour groups...at least we knew where to go to avoid them. We didn't venture into any churches or museums we just wandered enjoying the beautiful buildings, avenues, shop windows, funny how we saw some places and things we missed before, there is so much to take in. We ...