Casa al Bosco

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

Que Sera, Sera, Volterra Will Be, Will Be ........

A travel blog entry by bubnalitalia on Sep 13, 2014

6 photos

... got stuck in and were having great fun with it too. Not only had everyone donned authentic costumes, which covered the whole social, royal, ecclesiastical and political spectrum from peasants and lepers to dukes and duchesses, but all the streets and shops in the centre of the town had been transformed too. There were stands in the street too displaying crafts and skills, such as making stained glass, assorted weaponry, writing using quills and ...

We're the Etruscans, Mighty, Mighty 'Truscans ...

A travel blog entry by rickandluann on Jan 25, 2014

2 comments, 14 photos

... this angel sculpture but wasn't willing to go back to work to pay for it.



Also, we love to visit the duomos and cathedrals. As is so often the case with these old churches, construction funding dried up before the marble facade went on. This duomo in Volterra is very humble but holds some beautiful art pieces inside.



While visiting here, we particularly noticed ...

Shopping in Firenze

A travel blog entry by emily.louise on Jan 13, 2013

2 photos

... could have discounts whenever we come! When it gets nicer (march) we can go eat outside on that patio. They had blankets on the chairs since it was cold, which I thought was very interesting and something you would probably never see in the US. Italian culture at its finest. So far loving life. Ciaooooooo. P.S. will someone please go show this to Grandma?? Grazie. Oh and also sorry for the typos in this blog, no time to ...

Etruscans, Romans, and Wine in the Park

A travel blog entry by cncadventures on Sep 23, 2012

1 comment, 24 photos

The breakfast at Hotel Sole was great. This was an Italian pastry and cake bonanza. They also had some small sandwiches of tomato and cheese and meat and cheese. We did not touch those. Homemade Italian cookies filled with jams and chocolate were also there. Carol focused on the homemade donuts stuffed with vanilla custard and nutella chocolate. They were quite good, but I really enjoyed the chocolate cake that was infused with Frangelico. Just heavenly and good enough ...

Nude and Food Tour

A travel blog entry by bandminitalia on May 05, 2012

22 photos

... bit of MichaelAngelo's history. No pictures are permitted in th museum, so just imagine naked men statutes. I was surpised at just how tall David was. It's stunning work that one man could make this in that era, but I kinda kept thinking of that episode of The Simpsons where Marge is against cartoon violence, but is ok with the naked David being in display in Springfield. But doesn't everything in my life relate to The Simpsons?
Anyways, ...