Villa San Simone
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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August 8, 2014
So today was a quieter day – the Kramers packed and we took them to the Pistoia train stazione. We then took quite some time trying to find Craig's bike hiring place – which was eventually located but it seems more of a hassle than anything – so Craig is reconsidering.
... Chapels where members of the ruling Medici family were buried. The opulence of the La Cappella dei Principi (Chapel of Princes) was amazing. The walls and floor totally covered in different coloured marble catches the eye. It was a pity that photography was not allowed in the chapel because only pictures can really tell the true story. The money that would've been spent to at the time would have been astronomical. A fair amount of narcissism ...
... inevitably excellent. Then we would retire to the hotel to for a siesta by the pool until the heat started to ebb from the sun. Our final journey of each day was to a specific restaurant that we had identified based on a recommendation, Michelin mention, etc. We ate like kings and always did our best to support the local viticulture industry as well.
While in Florence, we decided on a visit on a visit to the Italian Riviera and Cinque Terra. ...
... closed at 2:00 and allowed the last visitors to enter at 1:30. Our train arrived at 1:15 and we high-tailed it to the museum as quick as we could go with 6 kids through the busy streets. We arrived at 1:35 panting, very hot, and very sweaty. They told us we were too late to enter, but when I explained that this was the only thing that my son wanted to see in Firenze, they allowed me and Ethan to enter. One minute later they allowed the other ...
... wearing shorts - such a slut). And finally the piece de la resistance - Uffizi! In this gallery is everything you need in terms of Renaissance art. Bottichelli's Venus is in there! What more would you need?? We queued for almost 2 hours. Yes 2 hours! But this was one of my favourite parts of the trip. Sounds crazy eh? During this time my beau ran to our favourite pizza place 'Gustos' to get take out pizza (a couple of Napolese brothers who ...