Il Colombaio di Mariva Benucci
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... stopover for the pilgrims on the road. The oldest past of the construction dates back to the medieval period around 1100 and was completed in 1400.
The current owners bought this estate and villa in 1998 and took three years to renovate the farmhouse and villa which today has 10 authentic Tuscan style apartments, a restaurant and swimming pool. They have done a great job of keeping many of the original walls and structures (walls ...
... my room? I need to take out anything I may need for 3 nights now?
I could already tell I wasn't going to like this place. But yes she was right, there was no way I could drag that thing up all those stairs. That is a little something that could have been mentioned on their website. Those stairs became the bane of my existence for the next 3 days. Do I really need dinner? Water? Internet access? To sight see? Everything had a value based on whether ...
... we had misread the train schedule and showed up for a 6.27 train at 6.12. Unfortunately the train actually left at 6.10 so we had to wait three hours until the next train. Boo! We took advantage of this time by writing our last Florence entry and just talking and being together, making the most of the situation. So we arrived three hours behind schedule but the day was still completely worth it.
Needless to say, our day there was awesome, honestly one of ...
... we had not seen previously and to revisit some old favourites.
In that respect it was a successful day. Our main target was the Museo dell' Opere del Duomo, where many sculptures and panels from the Duomo and the Baptistery are stored for safekeeping from the elements. Of special interest were the Pieta by Michelangelo, his last work, unfinished, and the cantoria by Della Robbia, the carvings from the original choir. ...