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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... Occasionally, we would cross paths with an English speaking guided tour and eaves drop a bit to get more of the color behind the story.
After making your way around the horn so to speak, you reach a cafeteria near the famous first century statue of the boar and we decided to take a short break for a late breakfast/early lunch. We used this time to fill up our tanks, peruse our handy guide book, and chat about our plans ...
Moved onto the piazza della republica (political square), then to piazza della signoria this is where the replica statue of David is and various others. Next was palazzo vecchio, the Town Hall of Florence, now a museum, then a walk out to see the Arno river to see the ponte vecchio bridge with the shops built on the side and top. From here we went to the Basilica of Santa Croce which is the family church and burial place for the ...
... doesn’t usually have any salt added to it because it is usually consumed with really salty foods, like meats and cheeses.
After we left the castle we went to another winery/cheese producer and the tour guide picked up 3 different types of cheeses for us to try with some bread while on our way to lunch. We really liked the first two cheeses, which were a sheep’s milk cheese and they were softer. The third was good too but it was a ...
... this farm grows wheat). Katja gave us a tour of the farm, which seemed smaller than Corzano e Paterno but also had a nicer, family feel to it. She was a wonderful guide, and I think we all really liked her. She really had a passion for her winery. At Renzo Marinai, we tried many wines (including a first tasting of a Gran Selezione). As we were joking about the grappa at Dario's, Katja decided to also give us some grappa and showed us how to rub it on our hands to test if ...
... everyone was getting loose and rowdy.
The next day was kind of ours to explore - we had a walking tour in the morning where a local showed us the sites such as the Duomo and the Baptism site. Firstly, the Duomo - It was incredibly large and grand. I can't even fathom the design and vastness of it standing tall before me.
I remember it being a very cold morning and I felt completely underdressed and I didn't have proper shoes my toes almost felt frostbitten. ...