Hotel B&B Ciritorno
Travel Blogs from San Vincenzo
... in Italy?), and had been the site for a wildly popular horror TV series in Italy. Additionally, if you're familiar with the "Twilight" book/movie series, it is the home for the Volturi vampires. I can see why the city is a good fit for the creepy genre, it's sort of a sleepy town in the evening and being high in elevation I'm sure all it would take is some fog to complete the atmosphere.The town has embraced their reputation by opening a torture museum, ...
... them in as I am no lightweight.
So there I tracked up the hill soaking wet to get the car and collect Mandy & Jeffrey. Disrobing behind the car into a dry sarong.
We were given 2 whole fish which Jeffrey and I cooked on the BBQ last night and it was perfect.
True to form we have been trying lots of different Elban wines which have improved markedly in the time we have been away, so a little bit tireder today, ha ha.
Even had a midnight ...
... authentic medieval costumes, and the flag bearers were all doing that thing where they toss the flags up in the air, they twirl round, and then they catch them again by the handle. (They have competitions for this over here, where towns and cities compete against each other for the best flag twirlers).
So, we got an authentic bit of local history and culture for free, in the shape of this medieval parade. Thank goodness we were in Italy and not the ...
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.
... down as an experience.and add to my repertoire.
Claudia arrives tomorrow so that will so exciting to see her after 9 years. Jim unfortunately is touring with Queen in the States and we probably won't see him until we go to the last night of the 'Monty Python reunion' at the 02 Arena on the 20th July.
So until the next time we are trying to keep those two rascals out of harms way. Easier said than done.xxxxx
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility