- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... this was family against family across the street, each battling from a tower of stone across the piazza. Imagine "Romeo and Juliet" or "Hatfields and McCoys," but among seventy families.
San Gimignano attracts all the tourist buses, and rightfully so. We loved our walking tour and our lunch on the main piazza, listening and talking in English, Italian, French, and various combinations! We all agreed that it was ...
... your wealth, was to build a tower in your town, and the taller your tower, the wealthier you were. Many towns and cities still have remaining examples of this extravagance, but San Gimignano has more than most still standing, and thus has become the picture postcard image of a small Tuscan town.There used to be about 72 of these towers here, and although there are now only 15, as the town is on top of a hill, it still make for a dramatic outline. ...
... browsing the shops. There were a lot of alabaster shops here. We found one where a lady was actually making one of her creations in alabaster.
We watched the sun set over the countryside and drove back home for dinner and our last night in Tuscany before a long driving day to Pompeii. We planned our time for Pompeii and I gathered and tidied our things to make the mornings pack a little ...
... scared a few Italians/tourist with our road rules. Meg & Tom were on a tandem bike & had a few narrow escapades - very funny!
Had dinner within the walls & saw an Italian Music/band walking through the plaza & Tom ended up playing soccer ( yes I know) with the resturant owners son! He was worn out!
I think we are off to Florence tomorrow
Love the Kennedy 6 xxx
... to be the back of the property. Down the slope of the hill the land flares out to be a large expanse of trees and grass with a shed in the distance. A walker is coming toward me up the hill and I enquire if this is a farmhouse property. With the little English he speaks, he informs me that there is no farmhouse here and he is just walking the path he has taken as a shortcut to the township we are in.
I search through the paperwork I have ...