Hotel Villa Cheli
Travel Blogs from Lucca
... The drive up takes your breath away and once the car is parked we stand for such a long time just taking in the panoramic view. This town has great shopping and so we decide to separate, Paul and I in one direction and Kathy and Marilyn in another. We spend a lot of time going into the many different shops. We make wine purchase of San Gimignano Chianti, and a few other purchases. I have searched out a place for lunch on Trip Advisor, ...
... music performed by a professional orchestra. The performance was held in a a very old church, great acoustics but very hard benches, in the old walled city. Puccini wrote such things as Madame Butterfly and la Boheme among many others. Our performance was devoted to the music of Johann and Josef Strauss. It was an impressive experience finished with a drive home under a Tuscan ...
Lucca is deceptive. It may not overwhelm you to begin with, except perhaps for those walls. After a one day trip you may leave thinking you have seen it.... stay a few days more & you begin to feel that you haven't seen it at all. Stay a little longer & you may discover, as others have, that a lifetime has gone by & you are still looking!!
The chiming church bells are again starting our day & informing us of the time!! During ...
... weren't allowed to sell us fuel as there was a curfew on selling it. We asked to speak to the manager. She said no. I asked a man who entered the shop if he would give us 20 euros for the voucher. He said he couldn't. I think he was the manager. Noelene noticed that 2 policemen had entered the shop to buy some food. We went over and asked if they spoke English. The manager followed and spoke in Italian to the. One if the ...
... also managed to snap some photos! Talk about multitasking and putting your life at risk!
After the tour we were released for lunch. A friend and I (her name's Tara, she's awesome) chose to return to one of our tour sites--the site of the old Roman amphitheater. Gladiators and animals had fought to the death where I ate my salmon penne. The entry arches are still intact but now instead of having deadly animals ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed