Hotel Villa Liana
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
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Travel Blogs from Florence
... on their spring break and my parents are coming out for a week on their spring break. March will be very busy, but all the more rewarding. I hope you all have enjoyed my blog so far. If you have, then I am sure you will enjoy this next month even more. I look forward to posting about my travels, starting with Rome next weekend. I hope you enjoy it as much as I do!
Until Next Time,
... up to our hotel's rooftop lounge to catch up on our postcards and this travel blog. If you know me, you know I'm a big weather nerd. One of my biggest frustrations with Europe has been the lack of good weather radar and forecasts online. Isn't that everyone's? (Insert Sammy's big eye roll!) As we sat down to write, I knew it would rain but that was about it. The sky turned to overcast, then darkened further and further. The inflow from the squal line blew ...
... best panoramic view of Florence was at a place called Piazza Michielangelo, so that was our first stop, and what a view! You get the full skyline of the most famous buildings, plus a view of the Ponte Vecchio bridge spanning the Arno river. Overlooking the square is also
a replica of the famous statue David, and he is massive. He has nothing to worry about in the communal showers on a cold morning! ...
... which was the Uffizi gallery. Later, they decided to open it to the public so everyone could enjoy the art works.
The next day we visited the Accademia which holds the famous statue of David by Michelangelo. The statue of David was very tall and his hands were too big for his body. I thought it took Michelangelo 7 years to make but it only took him 3. In the Accademia we listened to a documentary about Michelangelo and David.
At the end of the day ...
... pasta, a tip from Sophie's sister that really paid off. Walking around some more we saw the Westin, a rooftop bar we wanted to go to, it began to rain, just like it did every night in rome so we headed back to the well air-conditioned hotel to wait for the rain to stop. When we noticed our picnic plans were through.... We had planned to picnic on top of Pizzale Michaelangelo's, but not ...