Villa Fiesole Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- TV Channel One Russia
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... by a cross street from the other 3 restaurants that are in the Piazza, which is why we never found it. We went there on Wednesday but when we arrived the outside tables were still directly in the sun and since its has been quite hot here this week we decided we would go and have a glass of wine inside the attached hotel of the same name and wait for the sun to set behind the buildings across the Piazza. What a surprise lay just beyond the unassuming doors of the hotel. It was like a ...
... all with beautiful frescoes. My favorites were the stained glass windows behind the main altar. Also, to the right of the sanctuary, lay the Sacristy which housed the Crucifix of Cimabue, done in c.1280. Outside, in the courtyard that fronts the Pazzi Chapel, they had an exhibition displayed of Dante's Hell, which was interesting too.
Located behind Santa Croce is the Scuola del Cuoio (leather school). Here you can see master ...
... cheese. Most days we've been leaving fairly early in the morning to beat the other tourists to the streets. Just getting outside is an adventure - the kids take turns as to who gets to use the giant key to open the big old door and gate to the Palazzo. We hit the market, come back and drop off our things, and then go explore a bit before coming back for an afternoon nap. It has been so hot that we really appreciate coming back to the air conditioned apartment when the heat ...
... the boys could not find the entrance to the trail. Patrick stopped an old Italian lady on the street and asked her for directions. She could not understand him and we couldn't understand her...but nevertheless she was as helpful as she could be, even enlisting the advice of another man who was gardening down the street. We went in the direction she suggested and found the beginning of the trail. The site of Da Vinci's ...
... top bus. We had a pre-recorded guide telling us about the areas we travelled through and the history of the area. The tour also included Fiesole, which is to the north of Florence, which was inhabited before Florence, back to the Stone Age although they have records only going back to 600BC. At some time in history Florence conquered Fiesole, and took over rule of this area. Florence was the capital of Italy for about 6 years back in the 1800's. it was a ...