Villa Lecchi Hotel
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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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 ...
... at this point that I will *not* be hiring a car in Italy) we arrive at a tiny wine producer called Solatione, a brother-and-sister team who produce Chianti Classico at a six-hectare vineyard started by their father in 1970. Francesca shows us around their tiny production facility, and their aging room — just three very large oak barrels for the Chianti, which they use for up to 30 years or so. They also have some smaller French barriques which they use to produce a ...
... and he took out a map and circled all of the important places to go while we were living here. He knew a lot of the bar owners so he told us their names and told us to mention him and we could get free drinks! Saturday was a lot of walking around and we went to the central market to shop for the first time. Then we went back to Massimo's, this time he took each of us on a boat ride up the river! It was unreal, we got to look up at the massive crowds of people on the ...
... wear across my chest with my important papers, credit cards, etc. in it. Bargained the price from 15 euros to 12 and finally returned to the hotel. I'm in here now, enjoying being off my feet. David went out with Mike McKeon for more walking and enjoying the city at night.
Photos will be added soon. David just took them today and has to fix them up and then make them small enough to be able to download.
So glad we came here. What a day!!!
... 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 ...