Casa al Bosco

Pod. Casa al Bosco - La Nera, Volterra, Tuscany, 56048, Italy | 3 star b&b
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Travel Blogs from Volterra

DAY 16: Volterra & Siena

A travel blog entry by mcham

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Part one of our trip through the Tuscan countryside took us to the town of Volterra. Located some 50 kilometers (30 miles) southwest of Florence, there is no direct route between the two cities. This meant we would spend the morning driving through the winding roads of the Tuscany. It was such a treat to have our first leisurely drive in Italy be in the Tuscan countryside.

When we arrived at Volterra we parked near the ...

Etruscans, Romans, and Wine in the Park

A travel blog entry by cncadventures

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... of wine from the region as well as a couple of small antipasto items. We did not know what to expect here and we really enjoyed the whole experience. Walking along the streets we happen upon St. Lino Church and step inside. It is beautiful and we have the place to ourselves. It is probably due to the plain exterior and the fact that Rick Steve's does not mention it. The church stands on the birthplace of St. Linus who was the first Pope after the Apostle Peter. He ...

MISSION IMPOSSIBLE: PISA

A travel blog entry by tpelaia

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... ticket machine.  They look intimidating but they are very easy to use. As I made my selection, I noticed that the next train was at 8:05!  Ahhh!!  I rushed through the vending process and even purchased my return ticket.   It dispensed my tickets and I looked at my ticket for the train number.  I couldn't see it!!  I looked on the display board and noticed my train at 8:05, platform one.    Well, I could only see up to platform 4.  No number ...

First Day!

A travel blog entry by rachelniewiada

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... 8217;s somewhat frustrating when it’s so hot outside (humid, actually) and you know that you will not be getting even one shade darker. The only part of my body that has color is my feet! And not my entire foot, but a sandal tan line which is becoming quite distinctive considering my sandals have… a unique design. I would post a picture, but I find my feet be quite… um, dirty right now. Not a pretty picture.
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The bus isn't going to be here for how long?!

A travel blog entry by skipper_33

... get off at Saline. When we reached Saline, once again, we didn't know where to go. Thankfully, when we got off, our train friend was waiting to point us in the right direction. We all laughed as we ran to catch our next train. When the train pulled up, I thought they were joking. It was a teensy, rickety, two car train. As we sat on the constantly rattling train, we laughed and tried to pass the time. We took the train to Cecina, where we discovered that we would ...

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