Agriturismo I Veroni
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Kids activities or Babysitting
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We had pre-booked timed entry tickets for the Uffizzi gallery but it still took us 50 minutes from joining the queue to collect them until we were actually in the gallery and able to look at the pictures. However, it was well worth it as the breadth of the collection and it's organisation in chronological order clearly showed the development of styles just before ...
... to find the Avis rental place and then we caught a taxi to our hotel.
When we got out of the taxi Peter headed off down the street into the square where the Duomo was. We walked around with our cases for a while trying to find the hotel. I think two weeks of travelling is catching up with Peter because he told me off for asking someone for directions to the hotel.
Anyway we eventually found it and got settled in. Peter had a ...
What a day!
Our first full day in central Italy proved to be an eventful one. We started out by walking to the Duomo to see how the crowds looked, and seeing a line out the door we decided instead of the 'main attraction' we would first see the Museo dell'Opera del Duomo, the museum adjacent to the duomo. Inside we found many pieces of the original cathedral, including the choral balconies and assorted columns, etc. Within was a work ...
... for kids to do and shops and food places open. It had an amazing carnival atmosphere. It was great walking around soaking in the atmosphere. We loved being there. I would definitely come back to Florence at this time of the year.
Wednesday 1St May - Day 8
Rest day - washing, reading, computer time etc......until Tim discovered the train ticket I thought was dated 5/5/13 was actually dated 4 April. So we interrupted our rest day ...
... before pushing on. I don’t think the place is worth a stop though, for it is a rather commercial area and not too pretty. I did find a nice place to eat lunch just outside of the city with a nice view along the coast, so I guess there is always somewhere that looks nice anywhere. Next along the coast was Portofino. It required a slight detour, but I think it was most worth it. Cute, though it almost looks like it was made to be a tourist trap.