Central Italy Highlights Itinerary

Here is an itinerary based off the one I followed for my trip to Italy. It’s very basic, just highlights. If you are interested in reading more about each day in detail, you can find…

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Pickpockets and the Port

Up at seven, we got ready, finished packing, and enjoyed our last breakfast at Boscolo Astoria. Even though the train station was just a short walk away, we didn’t want to haul our bags across…

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Climbing the Companile and the Cattedrale

It was Monday, a week from when we left home. We actually woke up with the alarm that morning and caught breakfast at eight. We were at the Cathedral bright and early to get our…

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San Gimignano, Siena, and a Storm

The morning started off pretty rough: we woke up at quarter after seven and had to be at our tour a block away at half past. We forgot our rain jackets and umbrellas even though…

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The Ponte and the Pitti Palace

Up at 6:30 with a bit of a wine headache, I decided to finish my laundry in the tub and tidy up the room a bit. Baba was up early too, and while she got…

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