Mercure Siena Degli Ulivi
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- Minbar in room
- Reduced mobility rooms
- Smoking rooms available
- Non-smoking hotel
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
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... back to Siena.
I have no idea what the vineyard was called, but the wine was out of the world and she explained about the black rooster.
Apparently, back in the day there was a rivalry between Siena and Tuscany and they wanted to settle where their border met. They had two roosters and they were to let them free at dawn and wherever they met, that is where the border would be. The Siena folk fed up their white rooster the night before, but ...
... di Colognole, by the way...I keep forgetting to give you the name). From Montefioralle, we could see our castello... very cool. Then it was off to lunch in Greve, a little shopping and back home for some R & R, packing, playing cards, etc... Tonight, one more meal in Italy and we head to the airport in Rome tomorrow morning. We have had a wonderful time and hope you have enjoyed the blog! Ciao, ...
... town high in the Tuscan hills, where it is even colder and cloudier. The tall walls and narrow streets are typical of Tuscan hill towns, but ...
... get used to us. Although Siena is a city with a population of 50,000 to 60,000 residents, it is physically constricted and dense because of the walls that enclose it. Life centers around the centro (the city center) and the Piazza del Campo and everyone passes through it, eventually. We now recognize many people walking the city streets, in stores, coffee bars, on the buses, and ...
... of various meats, cheeses and breads, it was off to our next destination: Monteriggioni (don't worry, we hadn't heard of it either). It was a short stop. The town itself is tiny and completely contained inside the medieval walls. We're talking shopping mall sized here. We walked from one end of town to the other in less than three minutes. Sarah and I hopped up on the walkway that they have built along a small ...