Villa Le Sorgenti
Travel Blogs from Florence
... You arrive, find your track, wait for the train, get on board. Our trip to Firenze was about 90 minutes. At one point the speed was 240 km per hour. I spent the time writing and looking at the beautiful Tuscan landscape. Dani snuck in a little cat nap. We arrived at the bustling Santa Maria Novella train station and followed the exact directions to the hotel so we didn't get lost. We arrived at the Hotel Casci which is just down the ...
Since the Italians dont have Thanksgiving to interfere, the Italians get right down to business celebrating Christmas in mid- November. The string of lights and the shops are slowly beginning to be decorated. The Piazza Repubblica and Piazza Duomo have been putting up their annual Christmas Trees and lights. I really knew Christmas was right around the corner when I went to the Piazza Santa Croce annual German Christmas ...
... and proceeded to point out the sights of Florence on the way to the hotel. On reaching my hotel he gave me his card, not his personal card, just the taxi company card & explained how to call if I got lost and needed a cab. I would have preferred his personal card as he was a bit of a grey fox. Melbourne cabbies really need to lift their game!
My hotel is quite unlike anything I've seen before. I walked in the door to be faced with ...
... that, we returned to the leather market. This time we didn't spend all our time in one shop. We went down the street, but everyone was pretty much selling the same thing. One of the girls in my group was asked if she wanted to buy a bong. Dinner that night was good. I went back to the hotel and got in touch with people back home. It felt good to talk to people that weren't on the tour. It also made me start to miss ...
... to see. It's no wonder the Ponte Vecchio is one of the Florence's most-recognized landmarks.
We had a gelato break before we ventured toward the Piazza Del Duomo. Along the way, we did some light window-shopping and admired the chalk art one typically finds on the streets of Florence.
The first thing we see at the Piazza Del Duomo is ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Free parking
- Pets allowed