Castello Banfi - Il Borgo

Poggio Alle Mura, Montalcino, Tuscany, 53024, Italy | 5 star hotel
Prices starting from $711.00
 

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A Taste of Tuscany

A travel blog entry by elaineandtom

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Today was our cooking day. Lesley picked us up and drove us to her house in another nearby village. She is from England , but has lived in Italy for 11 years. She had Lisenna helping, who only spoke Italian. We made 4 courses. For our antipasti we made La Ribollita, or Tuscan bean soup. Our first course was gnocchi with a cheese sauce. We added spinach and tomato paste to some of the potato to make them green, red and white. Our second ...

Italian Birthday Adventures

A travel blog entry by elaineandtom

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... We were able to use some of what we learned in our Italian class to communicate pretty well, but it was still a little difficult. We have a nice apartment with a living area/kitchen and bedroom. There are beautiful views of the valley and the vineyards on the property. Tom had made reservations at a really nice restaurant nearby for my birthday. It was the end to a very nice day! Tomorrow we have our Tuscan cooking class,so be ready for more pictures of food! ...

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 ...

Dinner and Dessert

A travel blog entry by jen.shea

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Had dinner in the square in the center of Montepulciano. It was a wonderful meal on a very pleasant night. So cool compared to Sorrento!!! After we walked back to our hotel and got some gelato on the way. Wouldn't want miss a day without ...

Everything is beautiful but nothing is easy

A travel blog entry by jmayo

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... from 1-4. Most stores close at 1 too. We haven't figured out how to work the card machine at the gas station so we haven't been able to get gas yet. And eating is a very long process. We've found very few quick convenient places and sometimes that's all we want! I know - we're on vacation with nowhere we have to be so slow down and enjoy it. But it's just not our style! But despite all this we're having a great time. It's an absolutely gorgeous area. Very hilly, and on ...

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This 5 star hotel, located on Poggio Alle Mura, Montalcino, is near Castello Banfi, Fattoria dei Barbi, and Bolsignano.
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