Hotel San Michele
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel San Michele San Gimignano
Travel Blogs from San Gimignano
... and had a gelato (the best in the world!) of chocolate and ferrora rocher, yum! And then down the main street again to a leather shop where I bought myself a beautiful leather handbag after a little searching. Neil bought himself a leather belt and a few of the men were buying man bags though all the women were buying handbags! Antonia had told us that this was the best and cheapest place to buy good handbags and she also had arranged a 10% discount for ...
... doughnut for 1 Euro at 9.30am or risk not finding a public loo. It's another medieval town surrounded by a wall the same as Lucca but again the wall is just for decoration now.
The tour is good in that we have some free time in most places so we get to explore on our own quite a bit. San Gimignano is a beautiful town sitting on the top of a hill in the middle of surrounding vineyards. It has ...
... nuts and the roast pork loin. Of course they served their own Chianti Classico, L’aura. Home cooking Italian Style! I couldn’t do the Grappa but I did try Laura’s homemade Limoncello. It was much better than I thought it was going to be but still very strong. I couldn’t finish it. So sleepy now…
Tuesday, 15 Oct 2013
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... get either! I did find the bargain of the day and got a gallon of wine for $5, though! All of us were so excited to get back to our apartment and feast, well we kind of forgot we had to walk the million miles back to our apartment, and it was a minimum of 115 degrees outside. Finally, we made it home and a bottle of wine was NEEDED to be opened! We still have no internet in our apartment, so we are sticking to card games for the rest of the evening!
... if you don't book, it takes even longer to get in.
Now the Botticelli paintings are worth seeing as they are magnificent. As for the rest of the gallery, there were lots of renovations going on and a number of the other great paintings mainly by Caravaggio and Raffaello, were not on display. Seriously, if you don’t want to see the Botticelli paintings, go to the Pitta Palace which has a great collection of masterpieces. They don’t allow ...