October 16, 2015 On day 5 we left in the morning for a full day in Florence. Coming from the south, from Figline Valdarno, we left the A1 highway in Firenze Sud and headed for the centre, parking our car in the large two floor underground parking Sant’Ambrogio, located just outside the pedestrian zone. The … Lees verder
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Pisa, more than just the leaning tower and Arezzo and Cortona, etruscan history.
October 16, 2015 The next day we drove to Pisa. We went to the leaning tower first but since it was only 4 PM, it was still very busy with tour busses on the piazza dei Miracoli. So after a short refreshment we decided to have dinner in the centre first. We took our car, … Lees verder
Pienza and Lucca in Tuscany, Roman Renaissance.
October 15, 2015 The Via Cassia, (SS2), is a very ancient Roman road connecting Florence and Siena to Rome through the Val d’Orcia. For most of its route the Via Cassia coincides with the historic Via Francigena, that the pilgrims were used to cross on their spiritual journey from Canterbury to Rome. This secular route … Lees verder
Siena, medieval Tuscany.
October 15, 2015 Our Tuscany trip started with our stay at the apartments of Residenza San Leo in Figline Valdarno, about half an hour under the city of Florence. An Agroturismo stay, where you stay on a large olive oil farm, a perfect place to relax under the Toscan sun with sweeping views of the … Lees verder