Villa Torricelli by Il Giardinetto
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... Chianti valley called Castello di Verrazzanno. The Castello was very rustic and picturesque, something you would see right out of a movie. We were taken on a tour through the cellars and learned a little of the process which goes into making wine. Finally, we enjoyed a lunch while we tried the various vintages of wine. Tuscan wine lived up to its hype.
When I arrived back in Florence, I was sadly too late to visit Santa Croce and the tombs of famous ...
Hi everyone from Firenze,
First we will address the urgent posts from Bill, Don Varnell and Don Bolen:
From Dianne: Bill, thank you so much for letting me know about the CTC card and I am glad my one and only purchase on it so far went through, and I will use the Visa. Have a great trip to England.
From Karen: Don, yes please respond to the email from Sibbilla with our Ontario address as she requires it for ...
... memories, folks!
After a most luxurious afternoon siesta (an Italian tradition that I absolutely love) I ventured back out into the city for a welcome event at my university. I'm learning that when Italians hold an event with food--at least in the case of my welcome events--it is primarily appetizers, not a full meal. Naturally I was still hungry so I crossed the Arno River with a ...
First experience with trains. Couldn't find our first train. Delays because of earthquake meant previous train to Pisa was still in station. Marion found someone to explain the system. Got to Pisa. We were on Eurostar to La Spezia. 40 minute delay. But, no problems. Lady beside us on the train pointed out marble quarries. Noticed marble in most stations after that. Walked between 1st and 2nd cities. Train to ...
... and understand this region’s traditional art.
With bargains and bustle, the city’s markets are a great place to hang out. Grab a gelato and enjoy this gorgeous city.
Tonight, there’s a choice of a group dinner – an authentic Tuscan feast. Try regional dishes in a fantastic Tuscan country setting. Then keep it moving with a night out and get your groove on at Florence’s biggest nightclub - Space Electronic Disco yay was fun lol...
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Free parking
- Pets allowed