Villa San Lucchese Hotel
Travel Blogs from Poggibonsi
Stan and I got up early to be first in line to climb to the top of the Duomo. We climbed the 463 stairs for the best view of Florence!
We went by bus to the Chianti area and hiked the little town of Greve. The weather was not great (rainy) but we had fun. The hotel Villa San Lucchese was lovely and my room had a tub! Dinner at the hotel was a great risotto with asparagus and saffron.
... shape that includes nine triangular sections that radiate out from a fountain. There are sloping sides rather than stairways. People congregate, sitting on the sloping ground, mostly in the shaded areas (at least in warmer months!).
The Cathedral of Siena is another striped church this time constructed of white and greenish-black marble. Striking! The exterior includes incredible detail of prophets, philosophers ...
... We walked around slowly and stood absolutely transfixed. Someone would say, "the neck, look at the neck..." while another would extend her arm, make a fist and whisper, "this bit here, where your wrist starts, look how it wrinkles just so...". I can't describe it, I just can't. It was simply incredible. It was a stunning, awe-inspiring, silencing experience brought about by something that surely must be more than art. Experience number ...
... be lost, but one day I will be victorious... In the meantime this preliminary reconnaissance mission has taught me an ...
... head the dome would glisten. We stood there looking at it in awe, until we were kicked out and it was time for the next adventure.
On Friday morning Taylor, Mom, Susan and I ventured out to explore Firenze's famous leather markets. These are out door markets lasting blocks and blocks where vendors sit and sell their leather goods. You are expected to bargin, which is always fun, and in the end you really do get a great price. Taylor was ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service
TravelPod Member ReviewsVilla San Lucchese Hotel Poggibonsi
Lovely Hotel with a nice view. My room had a bathtub!
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