Villa Otium

Address: Podere Colombaia, Volterra, Tuscany, 56048, Italy | B&B
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Travel Blogs from Volterra

Day 9 - Vampire Hunting

A travel blog entry by custrdcar on Jul 03, 2014

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... 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

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... 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 ...

Wednesday in Tuscany

A travel blog entry by darnold on Sep 26, 2012

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... for the famous Porta all'Arco, the Etruscan gate, dating from the 3rd century. It was saved from destruction in 1944 during World War II by the citizens of Volterra by filling the arch with paving stones to strengthen its resistance to the shelling. The street up hill from the arch is full of shops selling the artisan wares of alabaster. The Duomo and Baptistry were quite impressive as well, dating from about 1283. The square of Piazza dei ...


A travel blog entry by chrispy. on May 08, 2012

... This is the least tourist town of them all. It was quite pleasant. A very quite town, imet a few people from these towns. John was his name, we hung out half of this day (we met at the train station coming in) and have plans to meet up tomorrow. I didn't stay too long in. This town and didn't venture too far outside of the town center only because it didn't seem that interesting. However, it's a very quiet town, and if you're looking to get away from a lot of the tourists, you ...

Day 44

A travel blog entry by nevjoan on Jul 08, 2011

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... sleep.
Early start in the morning.
Hope Caren & Chloe had a good flight home.

Health update...
Another day dawns as we await what is before us ( health wise )
I had a fairly good nights sleep sitting propped up with pillows in the bed and managed not to cough too much.
The moment I lie flat the congestion builds and the coughing comes on.
Dr says it is better to get sleep however I can even though it can ...