Villa Lecchi Hotel
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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Today we awoke to a late breakfast in Poggibonsi. It was nice to sleep in for a bit and relax. We looked more into Greece while relaxing at our airbnb house. We took off about 1pm to head to rome. We had to take a train back up to florence and then a train to Rome. Both went very smoothly. We arrived at our airbnb about 6pm and decided to get some dinner. We walked about 2 minutes to this small pizzeria that was decent. During dinner we saw people ...
Just as well we never hired a car we would never have got to our destinations... it's so beautifully distracting!!
I think I said Siena is a must, well so is this lovely hilltop town.
In it's prime there were 72 towers of which only 14 survive. Built mainly in the 12 & 13th cent as status symbols and defence, ...
... years ago where we enjoyed lunch on Italian time...piano, piano, which means in Italian 'slowly, slowly'. The piazza was crowded with tourists and venders, all in the shadow of an amazing Cathedral - Santa Croce. We booked our tour to San Gimignano and Siena, also organised to take a cooking class, where you shop at the markets for produce first. We meandered back to our apartment, through cobblestoned streets. Sue took photos from her bedroom ...
... found the gorgeous cathedral. Then walked down to the huge square where there were so many people and celebrations happening, even a large group of soccer fans singing abba in the bar across the way.
We found a small café and had a quick cup of coffee, at the bottom of the escalators and near the old wall. We then went for a drive around investigating the rest of the local area and made a stop at Poggibonsi on the way back to the ...
... through the layers of the church walls. You do get an incredible up-close look at the horrific depictions of demons and angels on the church ceiling (burning hot poker up the jacksy, anyone?!), and once outside, the view is spectacular. You get the red rooftop perspective seen on typical postcards of Florence, and with the gorgeous weather and blue skies it's the bomb. Getting down is slightly easier on the thighs, but pretty steep and slippery. We then head to the Croce ...