Hotel Villa Ambrosina
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Fantastic hotel! highly recommended especially when you have a car! great view! breakfast included and all reasonable price. going to most part of Tuscany in reasonable amount of time by car.
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This is the 9 day road trip from Mainz to Luzern for two nights and then
to Tuscany in Italy for 3 nights. In Tuscany we visited Florence,
Lucca, Pisa and Anghiari. Proceeding then to Innsbruck in Austria stayed
for 1 night and then to Salzbourg for 2 nights before a 7 hour drive
back to Mainz and there was slow traffic due to …
Once we had made our way through the crowds, we were off into the old, winding streets. Just opposite the station is the Santa Maria Novella church, it had a pretty white and green facade and a grassy square in front. There are grassy patches just outside, but no sitting down, they are all fenced in! Our hotel wasn't far away - right next to the Plazza del duomo! So we went to leave our bags. After a short rest, we headed out. One block away was the Piazza della ...
... and extensive. At the present time, the structure's tilt has been stabilized in the position it occupied roughly 200-years-ago, which is 5-degrees (or 15-feet) off its vertical axis. As you can see from our photos, the tilt is quite dramatic.
The vast, green lawns of the Field of Miracles are very scenic, with the Baptistery giving a particularly striking image. Again, we had too little time to visit the inside of the Duomo, or the Baptistery, but the sight of ...
... with the long wait in the serpentine line to get into the Colosseum but we finally made it. It was wondrous!!! All I had to do was close my eyes for a second and I was transported back to the Colosseum in its full glory. I had translated so many stories that took place there in my Latin classes. And to think of its grandeur, that it was built so many years ago and what a feat it must have been with the lack of technology. Wow! After much time there (I'm pretty sure I was the ...
... to note what time breakfast was, but 07:30 is probably reasonable. Based on what I remember, I’m not expecting a very elaborate breakfast but hopefully it’s improved.
When I got down to the breakfast room, I soon learned that breakfast was from 08:00 to 10:00 and it was exactly as I remembered. It was the typical Italian version with a couple of buns, a Croissant, one glass of orange juice and coffee (which came from a vending ...