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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Rex Florence
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... beautiful. So long as Darren didn't have to walk to the edge (another thing I didn't know about him after 25 years together) and look down he loved it too. The climb down was far easier.
As we were in the area we made the call to then go up the Duomo. Now this queue was nothing like you had ever seen. In the end, four bottles of water, a toilet stop, lots of stretching, making friends with the people in the queue - over 2 1/2 hours later but made friends ...
... We all sat down in the later afternoon to have the delicious and fresh lunch we all prepared. Seriously the best day.
Afterward we headed back to the town centre to say farewell. Fred, Liz, Brendan and I decided to have a nightcap and headed to the nearest bar, considering it was a Tuesday night, there were people everywhere, almost like a Friday night in Brissy.
I wish I could have had a week in Florence, you can't possibly see enough in a few days but alas, Rome is ...
... The post office here works very much like the dmv. You take a number and wait for it to be called! Even if all you want is stamps! It took 30 minutes at the post office but I was able to make it to italian on time :) After italian, I spent the rest of the night relaxing and doing ...
... so I run over to the vines and take my shots. Its a very quick pit stop and we are soon called back to the van. The vineyard we stop at is nice. There is a lovely courtyard and garden that we take hasty photos off before we are swept away to tour the grape separation chambers where they make the wine and the barrel area where the wine is stored. Our tour guide has a very strong accent so I'm struggling to understand what she is saying with all the details. But general gist - grape ...
... it near Michelangelo - I'm sure she would have loved this place! Wandered through the streets, having to weave our way through the many tour groups that seem to be everywhere. And made it home for a siesta before heading out again. We discovered that the leather market is much more extensive than we had realised and spent a couple of hours pleasantly walking ...