Agriturismo Fattoria Lavacchio
Travel Blogs from Pontassieve
... park where you can sit and have a picnic and watch the pigeons torment people haha. From thereee we walked over to the Piazza Santissima Annunziata, where we went into the Basillica Santissima Annunziata ( The Church of the most Holy Annunciation) that literally blew my mind. It was founded in 1250 Before we went in Andy was telling us about how it was the most visited church in Florence because a miracle had occurred there. Apparently in the 1252 a ...
... 11 hour extravaganza of a bus tour through Tuscany, and the rest of us fought for position in front of the cathedral to watch the famous Easter Sunday fireworks display, as the carriage/tower is towed into position in front of the church, and a firey bird on a wire flies out from inside the church to hit the tower, lighting the fireworks, and entertaining the throngs.
Back home briefly before ...
... we have been for some walks around the town and driven around the surrounding hills and valleys where we have seen some magnificent views and experienced the Italian way of life , it's a lifestyle that is simple, where nobody seems to get overly stressed, where the shops and other businesses open at eight close at noon and re-open at three thirty until seven thirty. The roads are a little wider away from the lake Como and mountain areas , not much wider but wider none ...
... so much more stuff to research when I get home. Well worth the massive crowds, I mean shoulder to shoulder crowds everywhere. Almost everyone walks along quietly but there has to be one or two who have to push there way to the front. I got shouldered aside by one lunatic woman, the next one I simply tripped, she went sprawling all over the place with her camera in bits, jumped up and continued barging her way forward, religious zealot or rude *****? After ...
... speaks great English. She did, and also happened to have an iPhone with a more-than-willing to help attitude! What a relief! They were headed the same way, on bus #17, so they offered to help me get off at the right spot. They were so nice, and lots of fun to talk to! I was impressed at how much they knew about the USA; i.e. where Kansas is and what the capital of Arkansas is. The closest bus stop got me within a half mile of the hostel ...
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- Adjoining Rooms
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility