Villa Otium

Address: Loc. San Cipriano, Volterra, Tuscany, 56048, Italy | B&B
 
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      Day 9 - Vampire Hunting

      A travel blog entry by custrdcar on Jul 03, 2014

      15 photos

      ... in Italy?), and had been the site for a wildly popular horror TV series in Italy. Additionally, if you're familiar with the "Twilight" book/movie series, it is the home for the Volturi vampires. I can see why the city is a good fit for the creepy genre, it's sort of a sleepy town in the evening and being high in elevation I'm sure all it would take is some fog to complete the atmosphere.The town has embraced their reputation by opening a torture museum, ...

      Under the Tuscan Sun

      A travel blog entry by abi.latham on May 09, 2013

      18 photos

      ... to continue on the edge of the one lane windy road that we chose a dark side path which ended up a short cut, well long short cut - but at least it had no traffic for a bit until we popped out on the road again. All this was done with the ipad lighting our way plus at times my mobile phone torch.

      If a car came on this back bit of road we ducked into some shrub! When we finally got to where the GPS said was home, it was actually the property ...

      Volterra

      A travel blog entry by bingsaway on Oct 13, 2012

      1 comment, 24 photos

      ... hour or so, but I have to say I prefer Volterra. Not as crowed with tourists for one thing, and much more authentic feeling. The drive there and back though was fantastic! Windy, twisting our way through the beautiful countryside was just as we had hoped for. Well, I was hoping to see fields of sunflowers, or lavender, but fields of vineyards and ancient buildings is still pretty damn good. Well it's siesta time. Ciao for ...

      Cinque Terre 1-Some Paths Are Not Meant To Follow

      A travel blog entry by juliecklein on May 09, 2012

      12 photos

      There are five towns that make up the Cinque Terra. We stayed in Riomaggiore the southern most of the five. They are connected by boat, train, and paths, each of which is about 1/2 to 2 miles in length. In the right circumstance (and if you are in shape) you can follow the paths from the one we stayed in to the farthest one (Monterosso al Mare) in about 5 hours. Don's original plan was to take a boat ride from Riomaggiore (our town at one end) to Monterosso (at the other ...

      Surprising Pisa . . .

      A travel blog entry by theb-cfamily on Aug 14, 2011

      29 photos

      ... history may not know is that in the inquisition of 1633 Galileo was persecuted for heresy because of his published support of the Copernican theory of the solar system written in The Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems (1632).

      Through the 18th and 19th century the tower's tilt continued to worsen and several councils and commissions ...