TripAdvisor Reviews Casa Faci Montecatini Terme
Travel Blogs from Montecatini Terme
... to create. He celebrated his work by adding a small bust of his head on the second row of panels! We then turned around to study the Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore, generally referred to as Il Duomo. This large church was built in the Middle Ages by architects who left a big hole in the roof; the technology to complete the dome did not yet exist! In the 1400's Filippo Brunelleschi was hired to finish the job with ...
... made in the mid 18C. There was a huge armillary sphere, mid 16C which was used to plot the relationship of the paths of moon and sun and other bodies in relation to the earth. A lot was known by a very few.
After a lovely lunch, actually one of the best we have had, we wandered back to the Pitti Palace and did the silver museum which turned out to full of silver things containing relics of dead saints, mainly bits of bone, a bit macabre. ...
... We started talking about life and were really appreciative towards each other. It was a good feeling.
It was getting dark and we were hungry so we found this random restaurant. It was a great find because the food was delicious! Everything was in Italian so we knew it was authentic. Of course, we must get wine with our dinner so we drank another bottle. I swear I'm not an alcoholic, but we had a great night.
We travelled by train from Venice to Florence ...2 hour trip... Arrived in Florence found our hotel NB: finding ones hotel requires the three little chinos back packing though twisting turning streets,negotiating cars,mopeds and bikes whilst reading a map....not a problem for me I just follow the leader.... I must say Dan has out done himself with the accommodation he ...
... as Knaus sprung a leak and the bed got soaked. It was absolutely freezing too, even with our gas heater burning away.
In the morning we decided to pack up and keep moving. As much as we wanted to see Florence, we concluded that it wouldn't do it justice in the awful weather and all we really wanted to do was find a nice site with proper showers. So we packed up and headed off with the decision made to return to Florence on the return leg.
Other places to stay in Montecatini Terme
Viale Fedeli, 68, Montecatini Terme | 4 star hotelfrom $39
Viale Felice Cavallotti 35, Montecatini Terme | 1 star hotelfrom $39
Via Mura Pietro Grocco, 11, Montecatini Terme | 5 star hotelfrom $104
Via Sardegna, 12, Montecatini Terme | Hotelfrom $68