Travel Blogs from Empoli
... did it though and we also had tickets to tour the church there. We didn't go into the baptistery building as that would have required yet another ticket. One thing I really dislike is there are few restrooms and they all require a cost to use and they aren't all nice either. The ones in restaurants are free if you are a guest. Oh well, it has only been an issue since I've needed it more often than usual. ...
If you ever get a chance to visit Italy, Florence is a must do.
Its a truly beautiful city, well kept and clean.
Florence (Firenze in Italian) was at its peak in the Middle Ages and was considered the birthplace of the renaissance period. It was the the medieval finance and trade centre of Europe and one of the wealthiest cities at that time.
Florence was also home to Medici family, who sponsored and supported many artists ...
The highlight of the San Marco visit yesterday was the stroll through the San Marco library, a very large room with two rows of slender Greek columns and the Gothic cross-vault ceiling designed by Michelozzo who redesigned San Marco per Cosimo de Medici orders and money, a very lovely and gracefully proportioned hall. The original ancient Greek and Latin manuscripts were moved to other state libraries after the ...
Ahhhh! today we woke up full of traveling energy and ready for the fun day ahead! Today we cook Italian... with thee help of a peppy Italian teacher/chef Francesco! I (Lindsey Marie Canull) have literally been looking forward to this a few weeks before we left! I've never taken a cooking class, but have always wanted... and in Italy... I am pumped to be learning some new tricks from the source.
We first went around to a plethora of amazing ...
... a second tour and so far it's just you two on it." So we purchased our tickets and would later be picked up at our hotel.
We continued to walk through the streets to view morning activity and revisited Palazzo Vecchio. There is always so much activity in these squares you can lose track of time. Besides people watching there are street vendors selling copies of Florence scenes, toys, shirts, scarves and more. This morning there was a guitar player ...
How has this villa rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking
- Pets allowed