Villa Le Rondini
Travel Blogs from Florence
... for 22 years. Her passion is painting so she moved to Florence and works as a tour guide in the summer months and paints in the winter.
She walked us around Florence, telling us about the Etruscans, the Romans and then the middle ages of Florence. She introduced us to the Medicis, especially Cosimo. We checked out buildings, churches, statues and the Ponte Vecchio.
But the high point, literally, was David. We had her take us around that statue as ...
... use a portable iron, CPAP machine, hair dryer, computer, etc., you will need some adapters (computers typically don't need the converters as they auto transform between 220 and 120 electricity, but other devices do need the converter). The adapters for Italy should include both the thicker three prong and the thinner three prong adapters (yes there are two just to frustrate you!), besides the standard 2 prong European adapters/converters I always have handy. Plus if you have ...
We've spent the last few days cleaning and packing up our apartments. We had a gelato party at the Studio last night, along with art history trivia. I even won a knitted green hat as a prize- no pictures, its already packed. Today we did some last minute shopping, I got some leather bracelets as ...
Yesterday was a near perfect day. It was the first day since I've been here with no chance of rain so I was able to go out for the day without an umbrella. As I walked along the Arno into town, I felt a mixture of delight and loneliness. I decided I would just observe the loneliness without attaching to it, just part if the experience of traveling on my own. My first stop was the Uffizi Gallery, where so many of the masterpieces of the ...
... having a Bellini! Okay, but I honestly think East Side Mario's make better ones! Who cares I am in Italy actually listening to Adele. Giada is our beautiful waitress and we will see her more I am sure as this is where they have free WIfii Our hotel in Tuscany - UNA Palazzo Mannaioni in a little town called Montaione. Montaione Is a quaint ancient village dating back to the middle-ages, rich in art history culture and traditions, in ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility