Vecchio Forno

Montepulciano, Tuscany, Italy | Condo
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Travel Blogs from Montepulciano

A Taste of Tuscany

A travel blog entry by elaineandtom

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... pan fried rabbit with olives and roasted potatoes. Dolci was a torte. She paired each course with a different wine from this area. We learned new recipes and techniques that we, (mostly Tom) will be able to make again when we return home.

After our siesta, we walked up the hill from where we are staying into Montalcino. It's a quaint little town with amazing views. Looking forward to exploring more of Tuscany tomorrow.

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Italian Birthday Adventures

A travel blog entry by elaineandtom

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... with lots of outdoor restaurants in several busy Piazzas. We also drove to Le Celle of St. Francis. It was a monastery built about 1211 by St. Francis and his followers as a place to come and pray. The "cells" were big enough for a bed, table and chair. Currently there are 7 Friars who live there and practice the teachings of St. Francis. It was a beautiful place just to walk through the forest and enjoy nature. When we arrived at our bed and breakfast, the woman knew ...

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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... through the streets before returning to the cathedral.

The cathedral is striking with its side walls of layered white travertine and greenish black basalt. However, it is the facade that is considered a masterpiece and dominates the piazza. Stone seats built along the wall of the palazzo opposite allow you to sit and marvel. Initially, you are just amazed by the complexity of the work, and as your eyes grow used to the ...

Under the Tuscan Sun

A travel blog entry by jenwojnarowicz

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This past week has been full of exciting adventures within Rome and also my first trip outside of the city. I successfully did my first load of laundry, had my first Jewish cuisine, and my first (and second) winery tour/tastings. Of course, most of this was not without some funny bumps along the way! I finished my first week of classes and I am actually enjoying the coursework. All of my teachers are very intelligent and fun so it makes class a lot more bearable. The smaller class size ...

     

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