Hotel La Pace
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- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Continental Breakfast
- Airport Transportation
- Shuttle bus service
- Smoking rooms available
- Multilingual staff
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel La Pace Pisa
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... a makeshift breakfast of bread and coffee. However, I quickly learned that their version of coffee is anything with espresso in it and I was soon buzzing for days. I did find an article about Ben Harper in the newspaper while sitting having my breakfast and that renewed my energy to continue on my journey. Little did I know that I would then wait 45 minutes for a bus to the airport when chances are, I could have walked it in that time (not really, but I was getting really short ...
... houses an unbelievable collection of Renaissance paintings and were able to see all of the highlights in a couple of hours. Our Vecchio museum tour really helped the kids to be able to see how the artists used allegorical themes in the paintings which featured Roman gods and legends. It was a relief to Garrett in particular that not all paintings had a religious theme, although they did make a game of trying to find the most interesting baby ...
Happy 2015! Most of us slept in until 9am this morning, then scrambled to be washed and fed and presentable for our planned 10 am departure, we're having a day trip to Pisa, and hope to be on the 11:00 train. Made our way via the back streets (acting like locals already!), thereby avoiding the Ponte Vecchio which is always full of selfie stick sellers and tourists taking photos. The streets in general are quieter this morning, it seems many people did stay up to see ...
... one of the bathrooms (not ours).
Well the advertising was honest. The tower is only 500m away.
The tower is an impressive sight despite the hundreds of tourists that had gathered around it. The tower took 199 years to build and was completed in 1372, although remedial work to stabilise it has been ongoing ever since.
After a few photo's we went in search of ...
... paved in stone lead into piazzas large and small, and beautiful churches greet you as you wander through the various lanes and alley ways. There are some fabulous shops, cosy trattorias, bars and restaurants, and art galleries and museums.
For lunch, we bought delicious salami and Parma ham, olives, artichokes, apricots and bread of course, and had our first picnic in one of the parks on the city wall. After some more exploring, we had coffee and beers at Piazza ...