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- Drycleaning onsite
- Swimming pool
- Refrigerator in room
- Reduced mobility rooms
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... pattern. More of those magnificent carved wooden doors built for giants and a statue of Dante on one side. Crossed the River Arno and followed the signs to Plazzale Michelangelo up the steps at the top of the hill. A great view out over Florence in all directions and a bronze copy of Michelangelo's David to look at. Back down the hill to a pizzeria for lunch, then followed the line of old town walls up another hill to the fort of Giorgio. Took a wrong turn here ...
... people don't know this as they look through the Galleria snapping photos! This type of plaster replica of David sits outside in the Piazza Signoria. Simona also shared with us more history about the Medici family. They had a passion for art and learning which is why so much of what we see in Florence is here today. Before the country was unified, this family ruled the region and their coat of arms is spotted in several places throughout the city and even on the ...
... and lots of other things are there. Also interesting is a small room, maybe 10 sides (I don't remember exactly and haven’t looked it up) that has a mirrored door. So you go into the room and shut the door, stand in the middle and see a vast number of reflections.
The museum didn’t take a real long time so we had time to find lunch. A friend had sent a link to a restaurant that she’d gone to and recommended by Rick Steves. ...
... a meat sandwich with a pesto on it. Again it was lovely. We were getting small portions but it was starting to add up. We had seafood next, which they said was from the North Sea, (hardly traditional then) consisting of calamari, cod and baby octopus. All in a batter of just flour and salt. Very nice. Next we off to a cafe were they served us a sfoglia (type of custard filled pastry). It was here that I was happy to detach myself from the tour ...
... 8, just as darkness was setting in. The first half of the trip was through semi-industrial area and on the autostrade, so not much to see, but after the it was like something from a book. Huge fields of sunflowers were beautiful, and of course the patchwork of vines and olive trees. The roads were no narrower than in the UK, but took a while to adjust given you're on the wrong side!
The B&B is beautiful. We have a large corner room on the first floor of ...