Travel Blogs from San Miniato
... for white truffles, producing over a quarter of Tuscany's annual crop.
We enjoyed a simple but tasty lunch (love this Italian pasta!) in a small restaurant overlooking the vast valley, before wandering the streets to explore ...
... people in other countries notice it… hahahaha.
One man toward the end of the trip was telling me while I was signing a receipt that I could sign my name… and my number… and my address… and that he would see me in a couple months haha. Oh Italians…
After the market, we went to this sandwich place that a guy at our hostel had suggested. He had said it was about 4 euros per sandwich and was amazing (he had gone 4 times already he said) ...
... br> We arose Saturday morning for our last day in Florence...here's a rundown of what all we did: Santa Maria Novella (14th century church), pizza for lunch, Santa Croce (another 14th century church), Uffizi Gallery, Piazzale Michelangelo (famous square), dinner on the river near Ponte Vecchio, gelato near our apartment, and BED! The highlight of this day was hiking up to Piazzale Michelangelo just before and during sunset, where we ...
... by helicopter . I then visited Palace Pitti , I paid ( hesitantly ) 10 euros for the garden tour , in retrospect I would have paid a 100 !!! I circled the city by buse and used as much time as my legs allow, one tip when buying water , spend 5 minutes lookin in the many shops ( prices can vary !!!!) I saved 1euro per bottle ! I took as many pictures as I could and will add them later ...
... midday boost and headed to the Pitti Palace. The Pitti Palace became the main residence of the Medici family, who held power in Florence for about 300 years. Here lays a rich collection of masterpieces and the largest concentration of Raphael paintings. I was not allowed to take photographs int his gallery....but if you are interested, a google search will provide you with hours of material.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking