Residenza Santa Cecilia
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... their favorite local snack "The Bones of the Dead."
We stayed at another privately owned villa here, and although not as fancy as the villa in Lucca, we were struck by the fact that so many Italian businesses and hotels are family owned and operated. We've received better service at these hotels than the larger chains, and the prices are considerably cheaper. Upon a return visit I'd definitely stay in the smaller towns and visit Florence via day trips. ...
Well, we have now been here 12 days and it has been absolutely divine.
Lots of time to relax and just enjoy the ambience of this beautiful village. From the lovely Square which is made up of the local church Santa Chiara, a perfumery, fish shop , butcher, bakery, shoe shop (which we have frequented) pizzeria, and bars to the amazing promenade at the front of the marina.
Yesterday we had an eventful day going in the boat (see relaxed folk in boat) around to ...
... it be by the final?), but it still feels like progress.
As reported previously, Livorno is not exactly a destination, unless you want a ferry to Corsica, Sardinia or the Greek islands, but head south from there, and the coast gets very rugged and very beautiful with lots of inlets, bays and coves suitable for sunbathing or the usual seaside activities. As we headed down the coast road, we passed literally hundreds of cars parked up at the ...
Settled earlier than 900 BC, Volterra is a treasure.
It has been continually inhabited since the end of the 8th century BC
It has Etruscan and Roman Ruins aplenty, great views to the valleys below, very good wine and eateries.
It is a beautiful town situated 40kms west of Siena. Because of its location the drive there, especially from the West is truly superb
Next time you are in Tuscany take a day out and spend some time in this place.
... those two naughty escapees..............Mmmmm, they wrecked havoc in the fishing village. Mainly it has been Big Ears scaring all the little children and Noddy driving on the wrong side of the road as he still thinks he is in Australia!!!!
They have been mistaken for 2 Australian politicians, Noddy Hockey and Big Ears Abbott. So they are keeping a low profile and hiding in the bushes at Villa San Bianco and ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool