Villa Le Rondini
Travel Blogs from Florence
... for the Uffizi, the famous art museum at 4pm, so had plenty of time to see some sites before then. We decided to start with the Boboli Gardens, behind the Pitti Palace on the other side of the river. To get there we had to walk across the Ponte Vecchio bridge, which was a mass of human beings and jewelry shops.
We grabbed a couple of pannini's and found a place at the top of the gardens, overlooking the ...
... heading towards the Duamo which is an incredibly large series of building set in an area Within the town centre. It was a fairly easy walk from the train station as it was just straight down the street ( Basically all we did was turn right from the station and then left) The buildings we saw were so large and the buildings were amazing - They had such intricate detail all over them - it was incredible to see. Moving along Barry and Ben knew they had ...
... just as magnificent and the cathedral itself was leaning a bit. Apparently they realised the bell tower’s foundations weren’t good while they were building it and built it curving, but since then it always leaned more and it is a continuous battle to try and stop it collapsing. We did the iconic tourist pictures along with our group. There were so many touristy markets selling everything from magnets, keyrings to mugs on the ...
... are either on foot or ride these little mopeds to get around the city...the streets are so narrow I don't think anything else would do!!
Back at base camp we again tried to pack our lives (and associated purchases!) into 20kgs (checked in) and 7kgs carry on!! We've both already started to leave items behind as we try to cull all unnecessary items...which is harder to do than you think!!! We'll be sending home a parcel each when we hit ...
... show, but it was a fantastic night! When we woke up in our double bed I the morning, asked Dave in the next room if Baz had come home - he hadn't! We worried about him all day, but turned out he passed out coming home and had all his stuff stolen: wallet, phone, etc Jen was eventually in touch with him, and he met us on the bus, ready for the next part of our tour... "Classic ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility