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Travel Blogs from Castagneto Carducci
We've been without Wi-Fi for almost a week now so I'm quite behind on my blog. I kept notes so you'll see about 4 entries all at once.
Leaving Florence was much easier than driving into the city. After a quick breakfast at the hotel we retrieved the car from the garage and were on our way back out to the Tuscan country side. We were heading to Volterra but we stopped in Siena along the way. Siena is known for their medieval style horse racing. ...
... we first came here.
As we motor around you can see the beautiful coastline of the Med. We have a swim then get some lunch and sit looking out over the Med. Sorry, you are probably salivating but this hopefully is respite from the dreadful weather we hear is happening back home?
So eventful day came to an end in the shape of us docking back at the marina.................
Just about to jump off the boat to secure the line when ...
... death again, attending to his every need virtually, and in between all that, we have been showing him around Lucca and some of the other treasure we've found while we've been out here.
Just the other day, there we were sitting in a café in Lucca, (yes, yes, we know, another café, but it makes a change from a bar I guess), and whilst we were enjoying a couple of the finest crepes we've had, these one's were topped with fresh fruits and home made ...
Settled earlier than 900 BC, Volterra is a treasure.
It has been continually inhabited since the end of the 8th century BC
It has Etruscan and Roman Ruins aplenty, great views to the valleys below, very good wine and eateries.
It is a beautiful town situated 40kms west of Siena. Because of its location the drive there, especially from the West is truly superb
Next time you are in Tuscany take a day out and spend some time in this place.
... those two naughty escapees..............Mmmmm, they wrecked havoc in the fishing village. Mainly it has been Big Ears scaring all the little children and Noddy driving on the wrong side of the road as he still thinks he is in Australia!!!!
They have been mistaken for 2 Australian politicians, Noddy Hockey and Big Ears Abbott. So they are keeping a low profile and hiding in the bushes at Villa San Bianco and ...
Other places to stay in Castagneto Carducci
Via del Bambolo 31, Castagneto Carducci | 4 star hotelfrom $105
Via Campastrello 1, Castagneto Carducci | 4 star hotelfrom $85
Via Umberto I, 47, Castagneto Carducci | Hotelfrom $181
Via Milano 14, Castagneto Carducci | 4 star hotelfrom $154