Residence Paradiso

Via del Paradiso, 16, Siena, Tuscany, 53100 , Italy | Hostel
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Travel Blogs from Siena

Bye bye Tuscany, hello Roma!

A travel blog entry by 2swans

Our 5 days in Tuscany have come to an end. Farewell meal the night before at our restaurant of choice in Radda in Chianti (Le del Chianti) and had one of the best Italian meals I have ever had! We will part company with Neil and Christine for a week before joining up again in Sicily. Early rise and off to Florence to catch a train to Roma. Only 1 hour 20 minutes and we were in Roma. Hurling along at speeds up ...

...and you're the dirty rascall

A travel blog entry by tk2014

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... as a lookout for Siena, but has been owned by our host Nicola's family since about 1850. Nicola's mother and his aunt now own half shares in the castle and it's estate - Nicola runs his B&B from his mother's half. "Nona" is still involved with the B&B, cooking homemade jams and pastries for breakfast and running cooking classes from the farmhouse a short drive from the castle (sadly Nona's class was booked out during our stay - we are sure it ...

Siena — Day 2

A travel blog entry by robertsinton

We venture down the breakfast room and find a respectable spread, something akin to a hotel breakfast but with decent prosciutto and cheese along with the cereal and juice. Elisa is on hand to brew us our espresso, and we have a long discussion with her about where and how to eat in Siena. After breakfast we head to the café Elisa recommends for another coffee — they roast their own beans and are serious about the quality. Then we do what everyone else ...

Chianti Wine Country

A travel blog entry by dbenton

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16

... the confines of Firenze but little did we know what awaits us. We have a plastic glass of local chianti with a panini stretched out on the Campo scoping out the crowd. As we walked past their Duomo, a small shop boasted a Sangiovese so we bought it along with a nectarine for Candee. The older gentleman couldn't get the cork off without breaking it apart so he sheepily put Saran Wrap around it and secured it with a ...

Stuffed

A travel blog entry by zo_zo

110

... that we barely speak any Italian yet and she probably speaks about the same amount of English. We stick to Italian completely unless we absolutely cannot think of a word or a way to say something, and then she either understands the word we use in English or we resort to some miming. But luckily we've still managed to converse, and even had some great laughs. (We learned that both of us are 'stangone' which is the equivalent of calling someone a 'stringbean' in English.) ...

Location

This hostel, located on Via del Paradiso, 16, Siena, is near Il Palio, Piazza del Campo, Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico, and Basilica di San Domenico.
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