Villa San Lucchese Hotel
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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.
... dirt road on my drive, thus tearing up my back and dirtying favorite pair of basketball shorts, I drove quite cautiously for the rest of the day, including the 45-minute drive to the industrial city of Poggibonsi to finally purchase a cell phone. The drive there was beautiful: sunny and humid, which made for a refreshing drive on the moped. On the way back, however, I heard a terrifying crack of thunder the moment I started ...
... truffles made that day! AMAZING! I had dinner with two of Kevin's ( the groom) friends who live in California and we became instant friends! I then proceeded to pass out for a good seven hours. In the morning i did laps in the pool to stretch my body out from all the traveling. At the time I thought this would be a good idea but little did I know I would get talked into going to the great town I wrote of above, San Gimignano. But no we were ...
... I laboured through to be polite). Top this off with with pannacotta dropping with mixed berries and you get the picture rich food, laughter, conversation that was coupled with rich hospitality. Well the hospitality went on to include lemoncello and orangecello shared with our waiters and the chef. Will tell you more when I get home. (Am posting the pics soon) Walking home proved a challenge - the streets are paved with cobble stones you ...
... complicated words such as "es di maccina o di mano" (made on a machine or by hand). Cause you know only this old betty would appreciate the art that is hand-stitching and hand embroidery. I also used "molto rosso" (too red" when I was trying to look for a red lipstick.
After all this shopping, I went back to the apartment and waited for Brian so that we could enjoy our last meal before Rome.
He'll let you know about that meal in the next post.
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
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TravelPod Member ReviewsVilla San Lucchese Hotel Poggibonsi
Lovely Hotel with a nice view. My room had a bathtub!
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