Hotel Piero Della Francesca
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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Well the Tuscan sun was definitely shining today, beautiful weather, thankfully didn't get the expected rain and the temperature only hit 22 - so extremely pleasant.
After a delicious warm croissant filled with creme we headed off for a full day. We chatted to the owner who made some suggestions to us for a days outing we took on board some ideas and mixed them with our own.....
We did try to go ...
... escorted to the villa. In the meantime, Fabio (the owner) had managed to get his English speaking friend to come over – so once we got here we were able to work through all the details.
The plan from here is that we will just relax, soak up the sun, have a few siestas and go on a couple of day trips – we are right in between Florence and Siena. But I suspect getting everyone (myself included) away from the pool will prove ...
... Giovanni Verrazano – discovered the Verrazano Straights in New York harbor in 1324, and the Abaco Islands in the Bahamas in 1528 – born here in Greve. Amerigo Vespuci – born here. The Mona Lisa painted by Leonardo DaVinvi – painted here, well kind of. Apparently DaVinci was commissioned to paint Mona Lisa by her second husband, and took many years to finish it. Where it began at Vignamaggio, it ended as a portrait and ...
... The drive home was pretty full-on (I’ll talk about driving in Italy later).
Tuesday we headed down South to the town of Cortona (the location of Under the Tuscan Sun). The GPS took us on one of those drives that you really don’t know how they’re going to end – over another narrow hill road. But we came out above the village of Castaglion which is a small walled town on a ridge line at the end of a bunch of hills. It just ...
... car places we've experienced. At about 1250 we drove out of the yard in our little silver Ford Fiesta. Bonnie, the driver, and Barb the navigator, got onto the 4 lane highway toward Firenze, without difficulty but I can tell you that both of us were using the brakes. Bonnie had to tell the navigator to "Shut UP" as the shouts of "Watch out" were slightly grating on the one nerve she had left.
We followed the map and ...