Monsignor della Casa Country Resort
Travel Blogs from Borgo San Lorenzo
... of the Chapel. When you walk into the Chapel, you are awed by its beauty. It is dark wood and green, pink and white marble. Absolutely stunning art in the chapel. When you walk behind the chapel, you see that there was a great fondness for collecting relics of former family members. The Medici family was also well loved by the popes and were gifted with many stunning pieces. Then you walk into another chapel designed by Michelangelo.. It is much brighter and ...
... from the center. There was/is a beautiful view of the Tuscan hills from the drive. Goats, horses, cows, donkeys, are a few animals found in their quant farm. The signs were hand painted and situated perfectly, giving a country feel. BUT..There was no one to be found at the inn.
We walked around, knocked on doors, rang door bells until after awhile an extremely tall italian walked up. (I think the neighbors saw us and called..) He greeted us with a little confusion and ...
... tourists until about 10:00 pm - a great atmosphere in the town with lots of people sightseeing, visiting outdoor restaurants and bars. We finally found the piazza where the music was happening - but by that time it had finished!!!! On the way home we found an elderly gent playing on his violin - magical. Then a very beautiful church where people where wandering in and out. I lit a candle for Michele. Time for a foot wash in the bidet (Liz - I finally got to use it!!!) and ...
... and made our way to the train station to catch our pre booked trip on the fast train to Florence.....we where to leave at 3.12pm and where delayed 65minutes... Finally on the train and writing this ....we don't know where we are staying tonight I'm a bit apprehensive but once again I'm sure The Lord will look father us ...the blessings we have had on this trip have been endless and I thank ...
... noticed the waists are high again, she finds it a bit strange but is getting used to it. The funniest thing is that the Disney tshirts are a third of the price here that they were in the US.
Since we got back from Pisa a little earlier than we thought we would, we went looking for a leather handbag that I had wanted to find as that would be my souvenir for the trip. We walked the kids about half an hour down to Piazza Saint ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool