Antico Borgo San Lorenzo
Travel Blogs from Poggibonsi
Today we awoke to a late breakfast in Poggibonsi. It was nice to sleep in for a bit and relax. We looked more into Greece while relaxing at our airbnb house. We took off about 1pm to head to rome. We had to take a train back up to florence and then a train to Rome. Both went very smoothly. We arrived at our airbnb about 6pm and decided to get some dinner. We walked about 2 minutes to this small pizzeria that was decent. During dinner we saw people ...
... market in the town square that was totally dedicated to mother's day. it was starting to drizzle lightly, but we managed to find a park bench, and Robert just veged out, while I happily shopped around. always nice seeing other markets and how they differ from ours at home. I picked up a couple of bargains, bought a beautiful handbag from a vintage store and some scarves.
We had a picnic on our bench and then ventured onto our next stop which was San Gigliano. this was ...
... rooms. Breakfast for 6 euro. AND free WiFi comes highly recommended by us. If you are planning to go to Florence then there is every chance you will wander past, in and venture up to the top of the Duomo. We did. I did take particular note of the signage when purchasing a ticket one element was that going to the top of the Duomo was not recommended for those with heart problems and secondly there were 467 steps to the top. You think I ...
... unknown to tourists (Hsing-ay discovered it). It was filled with young Italians who were studying, writing, or visiting in the amazing afternoon light. I should mention that the forecast of pouring rain turned into a glorious afternoon (lucky for us). So we sat and shared a glass of wine and looked at the Duomo. Actually I looked at the lucky few who were atop the Duomo ...
Our next few days were spent in Tuscany, stopping first in Siena. Heather and I drove through this region nine years ago with Stefano. He doesn't remember an awful lot about it as he was in her belly at the time. We revisited some of our favourite places from that trip, though this time Heather was able to partake of the wine. We spent a lovely day in Siena, strolling its streets and climbing its tower. We had lunch on the fantastic main ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking