Hotel San Michele
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... of the world's best gelato twice. I can't say it is out-of-this-world amazing. Then again I do select some random flavours of blueberry & ricotta and saffron cream.
2. Saffron. It is produced here and used in recipes and in the cosmetics industry.
3. A type of wine called vernaccia. We have a wine tasting at a restaurant just outside of town to try this ...
Day 271 2 hrs, 3.7 kms I've cheated a little, checking for interesting touristy towns that I might not want to pass up. San Gimignano is a short bus ride from Poggibonsi, so I'm going to take a little side trip there. The bus takes me to a parking lot on top of a hill at the entrance to a walled town. And a tourist trap it is... jam packed ...
... cured ham, gorgonzola cheese etc etc.
With the uphills come some glorious downhills today, which are great fun, especially as the traffic is quieter in the middle of the day. And so we arrive at Greves 20 km short of Florence. Here we farewell our lovely Swiss friend Andre, back to his family, load the bikes, and grab a gelato before catching the local bus to Firenze. Our hotel is a ...
... is in no way an indication of the size of his more personal equipment, which is tiny in relative terms. Guess Michelangelo wasn't feeling generous the day he carved those bits. The Palazzio Vecchio is next door, so we decide to go in for a look. The Medici family who pretty much owned Florence and everyone in it back in the day, lived here. It is an edification of of them and their family, even the fireplaces have their names inscribed on them. Couple ...
The morning was spent in San Gimignano tasting the local croissants, seeing the sites and purchasing a few of the locally made goods. You get a fantastic view of the Tuscan valley a beautiful rolling landscape from the top of the largest tower in San Gimignano. San Gimignano is famous for its towers it initially had 72 - it was a symbol of power and wealth at the time - It now has 14. Some prime purchase were made ...