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 ...
... at the bar. We head to Piazza S. Spirito which is full of Italians having drinks on the street outside the small bars. Salute! We make some more friends and I practise my Italian double consonant pronounciation quite terribly. After town we wander back to one of the guys apartments for a snack. We find a man pulling a wedding cake out of the boot of the car. ...
... explanation of the wine and its authentication (DOC or DOP). We have drunk better Chianti on our trip. Interesting that most of the vines only have one leader coming from the stem, where ours would run two leaders, one each way. See the photo.
The Tuscany countryside was beautiful with the myriad of small vegetable gardens everywhere. Didn't seem to be large area under viticulture unlike we see in the Barossa or
McLaren Vale. Maybe we didn't see it.
Back into Florence around ...
After our whole day of traveling and jumping ahead 7 hours we finally made it to our apartment! Needless to say I have fallen in love with our apartment! We were greeted to our Landlord, Walter, a true Italian! I think he loved us a little too much but he was very accommodating and making sure we had everything to make our stay enjoyable over this whole semester. He left us a bottle of Chianti wine (that tastes like tar or ...
... 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 ...