Hotel dei Capitani
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A beautiful hotel in the heart of Montalcino accessible to all the tourist attractions.
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After a satisfying breakfast, we commenced our walk no later than 8.30am.
Leaving Bagno Vignoni we descend to the Orcia river and follow old dirt tracks shaded by a woody tree area. We climbed to a ridge dominated by a castle Ripa d'Orcia (15th Century), before descending. Unfortunately we were told not to visit this castle as it was not …
We leave Bagno Vignoni and head towards Sant'Antimo and are shuttled to Montalcino
A hard but enjoyable day following dry riverbeds through a fairly wild environment brings us to St Antimo, an isolated abbey situated in a pastoral landscape.
The architecture dates from the early 12th century and shows French and Lombard influences.
Today we visited Siena, the birthplace of Saint Catherine. The city, as many of the ones we have already viisted, is a medieval one but this city no longer has its walls. It fought for many years with the people of Florence. It is famous for The Palio, which is a horse race that is held twice a year on July 2 and Aug 16. The people stand in the middle of the Piazza del Campo and on the outside edge and the ten horses race in between. The riders ride bareback and the 10 ...
... from home she will speak little to no English. I was in awe listening to her speak with her multi national friends, they are all so animated. Poor Dee has to act as a translator for me the whole time!
Only a couple of days until I am home now! We are off to Florence tomorrow, only a few hours away, then having a Christmas meal at her friends before leaving early on Wednesday morning to trek home!
... Palazzo Pubblico at Piazza del Campo.
2. Duomo located in Piazza del Duomo
3. Museo dell'opera metropolitana, Piazza del Duomo
4. Santa Maria della Scala, Piazza del Duomo
5. Pinacoteca Nazionale
Departed for Volterra on the 21st