Travel Blogs from Rapolano Terme
... and dry. Job done! Then to a tour office as we only have 3 days here before off to the Amalfi Coast. Booked the hop on hop off for tomorrow and the Vatican and colosseum on Monday...can't go to the Vatican on a Sunday as it is closed! Will probably hit the Trevi Fountain tonight and gift a few Euro's to help pay the Italian debt. No photo's yet, so will update some tomorrow, which will include some of Tuscany. ...
Off to local town Castelina to pay our parking fine at the post office. Christine and I lost it, the staff were far from helpful and one was so inappropriately dressed. Fine paid not as bad as we thought and off to eat gelati and drink coffee. We had breakfast at the resort this morning so no one was hungry, just needed a snack. The town is lovely very quiet and the people so friendly. Several purchases made and then on the road ...
One last site before leaving Florence — Michelangelo's Medici Chapel with its pantheon like dome and the allegorical statues of Night and Day, Dawn and Dusk. Included in the pass was the larger Chapel of the Princes, also behind the San Lorenzo. Relaxing slow train to Siena. A bundle of 7 or 8 escalators took us up most of the hill towards the old town. Walked through the Arco gates to our ...
... such, it runs by this town Mantra of citta slow ( slow food) or something like that. Where all the food eaten and sold is from local manufactor. So this is sorta like a small earth policy thing they run here. Delightful time, but Lunch was finished an onwards to our new city of stay: Siena.
We arrived in Siena a trendy little town which is famous for this hectic horse race, where the first time the rider and the ...
Made famous by the biannual Palio horse race (and brought onto our radar by the Sienna’s pizza and pasta restaurant back home), Siena was a real delight.
Set in the rolling Tuscan countryside and beautifully preserved and restored, we could have easily spent more than mere two hours we had here, just wandering the streets.
Piazza del Campo’s curved shell shaped core sets it apart from any other town square ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center