Relais Ortaglia

Strada per Pienza N. 29, Montepulciano, Tuscany, 53045, Italy | B&B
Prices starting from $246.00
 

Travel Blogs from Montepulciano

A Taste of Tuscany

A travel blog entry by elaineandtom

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Today was our cooking day. Lesley picked us up and drove us to her house in another nearby village. She is from England , but has lived in Italy for 11 years. She had Lisenna helping, who only spoke Italian. We made 4 courses. For our antipasti we made La Ribollita, or Tuscan bean soup. Our first course was gnocchi with a cheese sauce. We added spinach and tomato paste to some of the potato to make them green, red and white. Our second ...

Italian Birthday Adventures

A travel blog entry by elaineandtom

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In the morning, after checking out, we drove a few miles down the road to a winery. We had a great tour and learned all about how they grow the grapes and care for them. Probably more information than I wanted to know, but Tom really enjoyed it. We then tasted several of their wines with some local food. I enjoyed this part the best. :). On the way to Montalcino we made a couple of stops. First we stopped in Cortona and walked around the town. It was a typical ...

Breakfast in Montepulciano

A travel blog entry by jen.shea

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Kevin got up early to go to the laundermat so we could do a little laundry. Thanks Kevin!! Had breakfast at the Trattoria owned by the same people as the hotel. It was a buffet with lots of choices. After breakfast we did a little shopping and then checked out. Off to ...

Orvieto underground

A travel blog entry by pwhalen

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... table for your well. The Etruscan wells were rectangular, with indentations for foot holds along the long wall. The shape was defined by what the digger could reach when supporting himself. 80m was the average depth of the original wells.

The surprise package in all this was the pigeon. The perfect food source. Providing meat and eggs, guano, self sufficient in that it seeks its own food and water, (especially important ...

The big Italian secret unveiled

A travel blog entry by lawslo

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... on a bidet? What makes it so essential? After a week in Italy on a diet of bread and cheese- I think I know the answer.....
In our travels one of the ongoing challenges is to eat a diet rich in fresh vegetables and fiber. It is much easier to live on carbs. For this reason we always travel with a bag of prunes and this has worked beautifully until ITALY!! The bread here is ...

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This B&B, located on Strada per Pienza N. 29, Montepulciano, is near Historic Centre of the City of Pienza, Contucci Cantine, Tenuta Valdipiatta, and Terme di Montepulciano.
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