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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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Travel Blogs from Volterra
... We've been taking the local bus into Firenze for the last couple of days to do a reconnaisance before we purchase our three-day pass to the churches, museums, and palazzos. The Firenze Card is good for 72 hours for 72 euros and a priority line into each location, for which I am very grateful because the line ups for free entry are over 1 hour long and sometimes longer! The 'off season' is now 'off' and the high season is beginnning!
... around. We notice this pedestrian walkway was a one way road. We went a block the wrong way, parked next to a polizia car and hiked back to check in. We did all the passport swapping necessary and we were assured we could drive back to the hotel and drop of our luggage then go find the parking garage. We did all that, first parking in the nearby square with a broken parking meter. How lucky can we get? Not lucky enough as the hotelier suggested we had best ...
... through the San Lorenzo open-air market, which kind of looks like mall kiosks at home where they sell cheap bags and belts and such, only here the cheap bags and belts were also all made of real leather, and there were also stalls with leather jackets, and leather-bound books, and masks and scarves. The vendors very much tried to flatter us into buying things.
Then we got to the DUOMO! Holy cow. I had studied this in Art History and seen ...
... seats to watch the scenery whizzing by. It was nice to sit and rest the feet for a change. I even got a bit of sleep! On arrival in Florence we were met by the crowds and the traffic. We found our hotel which is right above the Hard Rock Cafe, about a 10 minute walk from the train. It is well appointed, but so much smaller than the studio apartment we had in Venice. We were feeling a bit shell shocked with the crowds and chaos here ...
We based ourselves at Greve a convenient location to explore the medieval towns on our must see list. Once we settled into our new apartment and we were refuelled we headed out to explore Volterra, a relatively large medieval town about 40 minutes away. This town was on the girls must see list as it was now famous as the town that was used in the movie Series 'Twilight'. Being so high up the town ...