Italy 101

SEP 17,2012 - SEP 26,2012 (10 DAYS)

Italy

9 DAYS

Milano, Italy

1 DAYS

Food

Overpriced restaurant...

TBD

Florence, Italy

3 DAYS

Accommodations

We stayed at a beautiful boutique hotel, situated right in the middle of the old city. They upgraded us to a suite, which was huge. The hotel has great breakfast (incl. bakery, meat, eggs etc), and a cool roof top bar for an afternoon drink.

A bit pricy but well worth it!

Hotel Tornabuoni Beacci, Via Tomabuoni 3-50123

Sightseeing

A nice day at the Uffizi Gallery

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General

Do save yourself the long lines, and book your Uffizi ticket online in advance at http://www.uffizi.com/

Food

Great food, great atmosphere, fair price:

IL SANTO BEVITORE

Via di Santo Spirito, 66-red 50125 Florence, Italy
055 211264

Hotel Tornabuoni Beacci

3 DAYS

General

After the Uffizi, we continued by walking to the old bridge, a 5 minute walk with lot's of interesing stands.

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Tuscany, Italy

3 DAYS

Lucca

1 DAYS

General

One of the trip's great surprises!

We stopped at this little gem on the way from Florence to Pisa. And we found a beautiful little old city, where every corner is worth a photo. 

Take 2-3 hours to stroll around, have a nice lunch at the piazza, and soak the atmosphere.

Pisa Tower

0 DAYS

History

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Volterra

- DAYS

San Gimignano

2 DAYS

La Cisterna

2 DAYS

Accommodations

St Gimignano is a great base camp for touring the entire Tuscanu region. And a marvelous place on its own, with medieval towers and piazzas and great views to the nearby fields and winaries.

We decided to stay 'inside the walls' of the old city, because we wanted to stay at the hotel in the evenings, and go to the nearby restaurants. La Cisterna is situated right in the middle of the old city. It's a reasonable hotel but I've seen better.  Ask for one of the larger rooms, even if it costs a bit more.

Breakfast is good.

They give you the option to drive in with the rented car to drop the luggage, before you go park it outside the walls.

Rome, Italy

3 DAYS

Sightseeing

The view of the Pantheon must be seen in person!Sightseeing in  Rome, Italy, Italy, visiting things to do in Italy, Travel Blog, Share my Trip

Food

And while you're around, do yourself a favor and stop for an afternoon apperitif - the refreshing 'Aperol Spritz'...Food in  Rome, Italy, Italy, visiting things to do in Italy, Travel Blog, Share my Trip

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AA flamy Creme Catalan at one of the delicious restaurants in TrastevereFood in  Rome, Italy, Italy, visiting things to do in Italy, Travel Blog, Share my Trip

NightLife

It seems most of the Italians perfer their nightlife around the Trastevere quarter. Just walk through the little streets and find yourself a bar, and the rest of the evening is guarateed to be fun.

Sightseeing

Segway ride in the Villa Borghese park

If you want to see the beautiful park, and keep some juice in your feet for the rest of the day, rent a segway from the center of the park and stroll your way.

Price - about 25 euro per person per hour

58 Le Real de Luxe

4 DAYS

General

http://www.lerealdeluxe.com/le_real_en.asp

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