Travel Blogs from Montecatini Terme
... close to the Duomo - next to the Gucci shop and opposite Prada. It is just 6 rooms on the top floor of an old building with a creaky lift. It is not as stylish as the last one but the rooms are a good size and comfortable and it has a roof terrace with a great view of the Duomo. It was grey and cloudy but warm and we sat in a cafe in the piazza for a late lunch. We walked through the historical centre on the way to dinner and afterwards went to look at the Ponte Vecchio and the river ...
... They somehow ended up getting us free bottle service that came along with awesome sparklers. I can't see how that's not a huge fire hazard, but it was awesome! We ended the night walking home along the arno, it was so quiet and beautiful because the bajillion tourists were at home sleeping. All in all, great GREAT night.
Day four was a free day, so we got to sleep in, thank goodness! We'd been going ...
Freya Middleton met us at 9:30 AM in the lobby. www.freyasflorence.com. As it was raining heavily, with raincoats and umbrellas, we began our tour right outside the hotel where Freya explained the architectural significance of structural features we would be seeing throughout the city. Freya is very knowledgeable with a post graduate degree in art history.
Turning to left, and then another left we walked to Via de Tornabuoni ...
... br> headed back to where we started from to try again. Made the correct turn
this time (stop rolling your eyes Julie, told you we'd eventually find
the right way), and soon we were flying down the freeway.
The route we took takes us across Italy towards Rome before heading north to Florence. On our way we crossed the Appennino Mountains, giving ...
... we have maps!). After lunch, we met back at our new apartment, which is SO EXTREMELY AWESOME. We could fit our entire Sorrento apartment into the master bedroom of the new apartment. It is in a fantastic location and is BEAUTIFUL inside. It makes me so happy - it feels like home. There is an air conditioner in my room that points right at my bed from about five feet away, and we all have separate controls, so I can make it as cold as I want at night. :-) I can ...
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility