Sangallo Park Hotel
Travel Blogs from Siena
... got on the bus and about an hour and half later arrived in Siena! Steph did some reading about places to see and I asked people I had met in Florence the night before. As we walked towards the Duomo we had the chance to walk on top of the walls that surrounded the city. Siena was similar to Florence, the buildings looked similar because they were built around the same time and many were influenced by the Medici family too. The biggest difference was how close all the ...
We left Ancona after a delicious biologica, fresh farm breakfast and drove to Perugia. This was the 3rd time in 2 days that I had actually driven into Perugia, but this time at least I had meant too!!
Being Sunday and lunch time everything was closed apart from the café's and restaurants and by the window shopping we did, this was a good thing for us.
What a great place. It is a walled city and predominately known ...
... towards piazza San domenico. When we got on the driver was just on her phone... Talking away. She was on it the entire time we were on the bus! Loving the rules and regulations over here.... kids under 12 serving alcohol, bus drivers on the phone, no rhyme nor reason to pedestrian crossings, people of any age able to buy cigarettes from after hours machines, more ????After getting off the bus you then have to walk down to the centre. We walked to the Cathedral complex as that ...
... traffic is not usually afraid to give a honk, although on the whole they are very patient, and safe around the string of 25 or so cyclists making our way up and down to Siena. Some lovely sections of road, which is partly on the pilgrim route, the Via Francigena which Marc says starts in Canterbury and comes to Rome. Great views again, but today no stop til we get to the walled town of Monteriggioni, originally an outpost of ...
... due to the fact they are having to squeeze them in. The motorways here are narrow and tight and forever in and out of tunnels. Its not poor construction but it makes for a more taxing journey then say if you were in the UK, France or Spain. It is almost a form of ingrained claustraphobia that I, being a country bumpkin, dont like.
That said I am enjoying my time here in Italy, the people are friendly and the food is great.
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking