Albergo Villa Nencini
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... of Siena come together twice a year to race with each community sporting their own flag, colors, etc. The horses are all part of generations old Arabian blood lines and from what I gathered it's quite the event. We missed the race by a day, it took place on July 2nd, which is okay with us. We were there to see the city and the cathedral.
After Siena we headed to Volterra which has an interesting "creepy" vibe. The town is set on top of a mountain ...
... gallery contents are owned by the Medicis. Millions of dollars worth of art, bought, pillaged and stolen. The Michelangelo is worth about 300, 000, 000E.
Michelangelo was a sculptor, painter and architect. He designed the Duomo we toured. What a talented man. One of the ladies of our tour came to Italy to see his statue of David and was very disappointed that all the tickets were sold out for the Academe where it ...
... was highly unlikely we had no choice but to walk home. We flipped open the ipad and set off with our goggle map in reverse following ourselves via GPS. It started off ok with a path and lit streets but soon the path disappeared and we were on that narrow road with no sides to walk on and only star light. At times it got a bit hair raising as those corners are plain suicidal being one lane and the traffic was still steady. It got to a point where it seemed ...
... walls and haul our backs up 250 stairs, then a hugely steep incline, but the last bit was because we chose a room on the roof of this hotel. Today we decided to take a drive to the popular Tuscan tourist stop of San Gimignano. Smaller than Volterra and absolutely no cars inside the walls, so parking outside on a Saturday morning was difficult to say the least. Parking is always difficult in this country! We were only ...
... out better where I really want to go on this trip, and although Italy is beautiful, it is not for me. I set up Northern Italy with Verona as my home base and took day trips to big cities, Pisa, Florence, and Venice to name a few. Venice I am excited about, but everything else just seems to be a tick on a list. These cities are beautiful, but lack atmosphere that I find interesting and crave. I recommend Florence for those looking for art and ...