Castello Banfi - Il Borgo
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... and pink facade immaculate, the cathedral can be seen for miles around. We also viewed the austere but spacious Church of San Domenico against a brilliant blue sky from a quaint little bridge. While wandering the streets we met several generations of a family from Denver with strong ties to Regis! Of course, we were obliged to enjoy our daily gelato. We are staying in a cute little Bed and Breakfast that Donna secured for ...
... Others studying in europe, travelling around the continent on long weekends
-Still amazed by how good wine is here. We had a €5 bottle of wine, thought it would be garbage but it was still vastly better than any wine I've had in the US
-Have consumed pizza, gelato, spaghetti, a panini, and a lot of wine. Still have to get lasagna, ravioli, others to check off all the stereotypical italian stuff
... the art studio where she worked several years ago as an apprentice learning how to create beautiful stained glass windows. When we finally found the street and went in...the owner was a bit surprised. But after we introduced ourselves and told him we were friends of Beth's, Massimo was happy to welcome us in to his studio and tour us around. Creating stain glass windows is truly ...
... a visit to Montalchino and the Fortezza. Liam loved climbing the old castle ramparts and explaining battle techniques to us. The best part is the Fortezza is also an enoteca - a wine bar where you can sample the wines before you buy or just have a glass of expensive wine. Montalchino is famous for its Brunello; but I prefer the Rosso del Montalchino, which is a younger Brunello (Brunello is aged 5 years in Oak).
With our bags full of wine, we climb back down hill ...
... 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 ...