Castello Banfi - Il Borgo
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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Montepulciano offers tons of artistic, cultural and tourist events besides "New Moon."
But then you have this souvenir shop which was a bust for "Twilight" stuff. Another one of those situations -- Trim Castle, Forli and Sound of Music in Salzburg -- where they have an untapped gold mine among the most traveled people on the planet, Americans, and they seem to be ignoring it. Or maybe it's just my American ethnocentrism.
This is why you hear people talk of spending their entire vacation in Tuscany, the area in the central mountains of north-west central Italy, north of Rome and south of Florence.
If you like rolling vistas over miles of countryside, this is the place for you.
... to be built outside the walls to accommodate travellers who arrived after the town gate was closed each night. It was s great place with a huge breakfast almost entirely comprised of local products--wild boar prosciuotto, house bread, local cheeses, etc. So far on the trip we have tried to enjoy the local food & drink specialty whatever that may be. Now we head to the hill town of Montalcino and that means one thing---vino! Not that there isnt local wine everywhere you ...
... as a tall man in an apron invites us to sit down. He’s humming a tune and we think he is asking the restaurant employees about the song. Seems no one knows what he is talking about except for our friend Kat. She calls him over and says "Delores." The man’s eyes light up and he starts waiving and pointing to Kat. When she says “Tom Jones” (the performer of the song in the 1960s) and gives him her iPOD ...
... as the original Italian, it sounds as if the Wine Bus tour lasts from early morning to late night, when instead, it is an appointment morning or afternoon and covers two wineries, not all of the wineries shown on the tour map! This means I don't have to walk to the station at 5 in the morning and can leave here at 8 am instead. However, Google is still telling me that the first bus is at 10:30 am after the one at 6:20 am, but I don't believe that, or certainly ...