Palazzo Niccolini al Duomo
Travel Blogs from Florence
Arrived in Florence to our hotel... Everyone off the bus and figure out luggage and rooms..
Oh did I mention that European hotel rooms are not very big?? Also it's hard to find rooms that sleep 4 adults... anyway room was fine.. small but clean.. Shower stall very small!!
It was a long day so got settled in the room... Dinner was at 8pm.. Yes Italy and ( europe) eat much later... No my face did not fall asleep in my plate.. even after having a cocktail before dinner.. Ok ...
... museum, some pieces of which I took pictures for my mom, the porcelain artist, of course.
At this point we were in need of lunch so we found our way out of the gardens and to a restaurant near the Ponte Vecchio where I had a very nice salad with ham and mozzarella and Mel had a four cheese penne pasta.
By now we were getting tired but “needed” to shop…no rest for the weary. The shops around the duomo are very ...
... to find our hostel. We asked a few locals of the street and since we know NO italian, we just followed pointed fingers until we found it. The Yellow Youth Hostel is a great place, equipped with an attached pub and restaurant, it is very popular with the backpackers. The staff were friendly and the rooms were clean. Here we met a girl named Sally from Australia and Faye from Texas and Nicole from Argentina. It is very nice to meet people in hostels because everyone is friendly and ...
Time to pack up and leave our lodgings in Cavriglia for Florence, but not before another visit to our new favourite butcher in Greve.
On the way to said slaughter house we bypassed to the tiny hamlet of Volpaia, an 11th century fortress town high in the hills of Chianti.
Lovely town, but our bovine shop awaits!
As I navigated our journey through the winding roads of the Chianti, my brand new mirrored sunglasses just snapped at ...
We set off this morning from Assisi, feeling very sad to say goodbye. It's such a small world. At the Assisi train station, in fact on the bus to the station, we met up with a school group from Toorak College in Melbourne which Rosanne was aware may be in Assisi at the same time we were. She knew one of the teachers on the trip and had also been told that Rachel the granddaugther of Jill Manton, who founded WellSpring Centre for which ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed