La Loggia - Villa Gloria
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... in Italy dating back to very early days. Amazing sculptures and art work . Florence is a living museum of past history. Every where you go you are reminded of how rich Italy's heritage is. Such a contrast in landscapes from the lush green gardens and hillsides surrounding the city to the vast expanse of historical buildings below. We stumbled upon a statue of David ( one of three replicas). Peter measured up pretty well even though he was old and withered. (David that ...
Last day in Tuscany today. We opted for a cruisy day today as everyone is tired out - these medieval towns have a lot of steps and hills. So, a morning at home by the pool, playing with the new friends from next door. Later we had a tour of the winery where we were staying, followed of course, with a sampling of the local ...
... mainly as a display of wealth. I guess cars hadn't been invented yet, so it was a case of 'my tower is bigger than yours'. One ruler even made a law to prevent anyone building a tower bigger than his.
After this we had a look in the building below the tower, the Palazzo Comunale (town hall) and at the small museum of art it houses. Thomas continues to ask enlightening questions ...
... to look over the roof tops of Florence. We went into the Duomo after that, but after visiting the Siena Duomo it was a little of an anti-climax. Beautiful on the outside, but quite understated (by Roman Catholic standards) on the inside.
We wandered over the Ponte Vecchio and visited one of the strangest little museum's I've ever seen. There are so many museums housing priceless medieval ...
... catching the supermarket before closing time of 1-4pm (we have discovered we pretty much have to come home over that time, unless in a big town, as everything shuts).
An afternoon at the pool left everyone slightly pink cheeked, but much cooler, and ready to face the trip to another nearby village in search of dinner. Most restaurants here don't open until 7 so we are getting used to ...