Essential Sovicille Information
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SHOPPING Supermarket - There is a large hypercoop in Siena, here you can buy everything. It is open Monday to Saturday from 9.00 to 20.00. In Sovicille, Rosia and San Rocco there are smaller grocery shops Bank - There are banks in Sovicille, Rosia and San Rocco, all banks are open in the mornings and some are open for about one hour in the afternoon. Almost all the banks have cash dispensers that accept Credit Cards. Petrol - There are several petrol stations, they are open in the morning and afternoon, on Sundays they open on a rotational basis. Most petrol stations also have a self service machine, make sure you have 5, 10 or 20 Euro notes. There are petrol stations in Sovicille, Rosia and San Rocco. Taxi service - There is a taxi company in Siena. The contact details are: Tel: +39 0577/49222 Station - There is a station in Siena, it is not the most serviced station and often it is better to take the bus to Florence and take a train from there. For train information visit the Italian rail website www.trenitalia.com Bicycle rental - To rent bikes you must contact a shop in Siena: D.F. Bike Strada Massetana Romana, 54 - Siena Tel: +39 0577 271905 Chemist and Hospital - There is a hospital with emergency services in Siena. There are several chemists in the Sovicille council area, they are found in Sovicille, Rosia and San Rocco.Read more
Ristorante Cateni A lovely family run restaurant with local dishes and good pizza. The food is excellent quality and the owner is friendly. The desserts are not to be missed, they're all home made. If you can't choose ask for a selection! Location: Via dei Pratini, 19, Loc. Orgia, Sovicille 53018(Siena) Tel: +39 0577 342028 Web: www.dalcateniaorgia.itRead more
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