Relais Fattoria Vignale
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Minbar in room
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Outdoor pool
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... back road route, and take a short detour to Volapaia, a very small hill town close to Radda. Quaint but tiny, it is afternoon and not much is happening. One wine bar is open and taking the evening reservations the for both the restaurants which are closed. Talk about cooperation! We return to Radda and have a light dinner outside at the hotel and finish just before a thunderstorm with light hail hits. Fortunately we are in our room with a great view of the ...
... drives to the nearby towns and areas. After a few days Jac was feeling much better so we decided on a full day driving through the countryside. First stop was the medieval town of Sienna. This place was beautiful and the old part of the city is enclosed behind a massive wall. The main square sloped down in the middle with the magnificent douma as the backdrop. Each year they have horse races around the square in an age old tradition, whilst we missed them I think they ...
... intricate detail of every muscle, vein and stance. It's incredible/mind-blowing that such perfection could be achieved so long ago with the tools of that time. Then we went to the Uffizi to witness works from Leonardo DaVinci, Botticelli, etc. The Botticelli Birth of Venus was my favorite. We had one more day in Florence which we spent walking around the outdoor market where my mom bought me an absolutely divine, genuine Italian leather jacket for my birthday. It was fun ...
... were waiting for those to come up.
When we got down, we headed to the Baptistery. We pretty much just walked straight in! No lines!
We got inside and sat down on a pew and read the brochure about it all. It's always nice to just sit down and admire the inside by just gazing at it for a while! It was stunning inside! Such delicate decorations, they are amazing.
After the baptistery we headed for the Dome. Another climb!!! The Bell Tower was one, ...
... you just go to the next circle and go round, come back to the right one and then go round and round till you figure it out. We went round 3 times once. Now the driving in and out of hilltop towns, is narrow, climbing, hair-raising, hairpin turns going up, and same going down! Then Parking, thats another adventure also. Just keep driving and turning and going round till you find a little teeny spot to wiggle into, and turn your mirrors in!