Piazza Santa Croce y Basilica

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  • Day1

    Florence, Italy - Vespa Tour

    May 18, 2017 in Italy ⋅ ⛅ 24 °C

    Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 2:30 pm

    Our Vespa tour was delayed because one of their neighbors had made a complaint to the police about the noise. Finally got started and riding through the Florence traffic was hairy - the drivers are VERY aggressive! Once we got out of the city it was beautiful! Riding through the Tuscan countryside through the vineyards and olive tree groves was amazing. This area primarily grows grapes for making Chianti wine. Ended the evening with fresh pasta, wine, cheese, salami, prosciutto, bruschetta, and olives at a private residence outside in the garden.

    Your Vespa tour will begin in central Florence, where you’ll meet your guide for a brief safety overview and practice ride before hitting the road. Saddle up on your original Vintage PK Vespa, a classic model no longer produced, and follow your guide through the city streets until you reach the outskirts. Admire panoramic views of Florence from the Church of San Miniato al Monte before taking a peek inside. The Romanesque church hosts an array of incredible artwork and is one of the city’s lesser-known gems. Continue into the Tuscan hills, past poppy fields and vineyards, with plenty of opportunities to pause for photos. As you travel back toward Florence, pull over at Piazzale Michelangelo, where views of the Arno River and the iconic Duomo stretch out before you. Conclude your adventure with a Tuscan meal on a private terrace, savoring bites of burrata cheese, bruschetta or meat cold cuts with fennel. Sit back, relax and soak up the Italian spirit before heading back to your original departure point.
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  • Day8

    Final Florence

    May 21, 2017 in Italy ⋅ ⛅ 14 °C

    We had to wake up at 5am the hard part was probably brushing my theeth cause it was so small that you almost could not move after that we had to get dressed which was much easier then i though then we had to get on another trian to get to Florence and when we finally got thier wow ut was hot it was such a chang going to wet weather to cold to hot i am amazed i did not get sick and the walking thier was so much wlaking more then the other to places but it was nice we went to a leather store to be honest i was expecting so much more i though the were going to show us how it was made but it was more like a history lesson I was going to buy jewelry boxes but they were expensive so i went to the jewelry and i found nice stuff and they were way cheaper then the leather things and during our free time i brought wine for my sister I hope she likes it. Also we were able to see David and it was amazing it made me wish that i could create somthing like that and the detail of the vains and muscles were just amazing it is crazy to believe one man did this all.Read more

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