La Casa di Gio

Loc. Torre a Castello , Asciano, Tuscany, 53041, Italy | B&B
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World's Best Gelato anyone?

A travel blog entry by steph.parham


On a day trip from Florence, ISA brought us to a little Tuscan town called San Gimignano. I suggest not trying to pronounce it unless you hear someone else (preferably Italian) say it first. It is a quaint little town that has amazing view of the outstanding Tuscan countryside. Apparently it is also home to the award winning gelato shop. Of course I had to test this out and see whether it was actually possible if it was that good, it was. ...

Which neighborhood do you belong to?

A travel blog entry by steph.parham


Siena was a beautiful Mediaeval town in Tuscany. We got a tour of a church, which was very creepy because it had the patron saints skull covered in wax, and her finger. Then we walked around and learned the history of the different neighborhoods in the city and about the twice annual horse race that occurred there. We were in the Rhino ...

Just outside of Radda in Chianti

A travel blog entry by sugottfried

... break, then drove on to Panzano in Chianti to have lunch with the "mad butcher of Panzano" made famous by Anthony Bourdain. He wasn't around, but lunch was great. On to our farmhouse - a former medieval church perhaps? We'll have to find out its origin, but it must be very, very old. We rested a while then headed to nearby Radda in Chianti to buy some beer, wine, and a few snacks. Radda in Chianti is adorable and we walked around quite a bit. ...

Traveling to Siena

A travel blog entry by juliecklein


... After asking a bunch of people and getting a little more educated about the trains in Italy, we figured out the train and off we were to_Siena. As we guessed, when we arrived at_Siena the city buses were not operating, so we took a taxi to our hotel. Hearing too many horror stories about taxies we were wary, but the driver took us by what seemed to be a reasonable route. The other consoling fact was that it was pouring rain when we arrived in_Siena, so the taxi allowed us to avoid ...

Meeting Saint Catherine

A travel blog entry by danicpalmer


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The city square holds the Pailo, a horse race twice a year. During this race thousands of people fill the center of the square to try and get a view of the race. There are 10 horses and their jockeys, who ride bareback, representing the 10 neighborhoods of Siena who compete for bragging rights for the next tear. ...


This B&B, located on Loc. Torre a Castello , Asciano, is near Parco Sculpture Del Chianti and Fattoria di Felsina.
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