Villa Lecchi Hotel
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- Swimming pool
- 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 ...
... eastern influence and imposing 13th C mosaic in the apse, decorated inside with magnificent and very large unphotographable 14th C frescoes. Another really beautiful and yet again different church. Then to discover a little back way down behind those gorgeous ochre Tuscan villas to then have a beautiful lunch (for all you foodies, baked ham and Brie on thickly toasted bread, a really different hamburger of fantastic bar- ...
... cheat the European visa system! I'm not eating chickpeas straight from the can with my hands! (not the first time), I'm not being woken up at 2am by an elderly Mexican woman who sleeps with oranges under her pillow, yelling how she needs "MEDICO!" only to then disappear into the Florentine darkness dressed in her best sparkly outfit.
Sometimes the only thing left to do is have a glass/bottle of red and surrender. Surrender to ...
... 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 ...
... dell'Academia (home to Michaelangelo's David), a stop on the Ponte Vecchio where we, of course, quietly mumbled "O Mio Babbino Caro" to ourselves, and concluded with a trek to the top of a nearby mountain/hill for another great view of the city.
The goal was to reach the chapel at the top of the hill and catch the monks who still live there just in time for their evening vespers chanting, but we either were not ...