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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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Ahhhh...enjoying a homemade cappucino on the terrazza of our albergo this morning truly set the stage for a day straight out of the 13th century. Packing up, we said "Ciao" to Claudio and Cristina, the third-generation of the family to own and restore Il Borghetto. Cristina shared pictures of the state of ruin that her grandfather's house had …
We took a longing last look out of our shutter framed window taking in the jumbled pastel and blue view and exited with the 9:00 ringing of the clock tower. We wished we had more time to relax and absorb the atmosphere and let the world outside keeping turning but we had the train to catch and breakfast to hunt and gather, so packed like a mule we …
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We stayed at the only B&B during our travels. Villa Agnese was delightful and located just outside the old walls of the Medieval town of Lucca. Oh my gosh, what a fantastic history! A fairly quick jaunt around the town, dinner at a local restaurant - quite unusual and interesting beyond our homemade dinners. Wine, wine, all the time! The next morning we found our way to Volterra, Colle di Val d'Elsa, and our home away ...
... 5500 steps on her pedometer. We found a Budget/Avis office and they directed to the inside of a parking garage where we finally located the Sixt Car Rental. We took our GPS with us with the Hotel Rapallo preprogrammed so we could find our way back through the maze of one way streets to pick up our luggage. Apparently that address didn’t take and Ms Garmin was whisking us out of town towards Sienna. We finally found a place to pull over, reprogrammed her ...
... are a matter of routine in this part of the world. Volterra proved to be a lovely and well kept town. There wasn't the crush of tourists as we've experienced in other areas of Italy. Brent and Diane bought a few items including an alabaster figurine. The area is famous for it's alabaster sculpting. John and I did some shopping in a leather shop - he replaced his wallet and I bought a lovely purse for Michelle.. The good news is that if she doesn't ...