Hotel del Sole
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel del Sole San Vincenzo
Travel Blogs from San Vincenzo
Cooking class and lunch! Loved the cooking class, taught by the owner and the 2 chefs. We made; Focaccia Bread Zucchini tart Pasta Ravioli stuffed with smoked ricotta and fresh ricotta with fresh tomato sauce Guinea stuffed with sausage wrapped in pancetta Chocolate soufflé Then we ate.... OMG. So wonderful!!!! Suffered by the pool the rest of the ...
... line-height: normal;">So, we "just happened" to walk past another little restaurant that looked attractive and stayed for a lovely typical Italian meal of sea-food pasta in pesto and another dish similar but with a tomato base, and a nice bottle of local white plonk....and some lemonchello (sp?)... And a superb Italian short-black coffee "espresso"...
... when everyone strolls, has a coffee or drink or gelato, converses, and catches up on the day. We wandered somewhat aimlessly, enjoying perfect temperature, late evening sun, and the sounds of children playing up and down the street.
Dinner followed, served at an outdoor table by a charismatic waiter who delighted in introducing us to the specialties of the region, from local wines, to mussels in special sauce, ...
... and retraced our steps. What should have taken 45 minutes ended up taking around 3 hours. Signage is not an Italian strong point!
Wednesday was another fine day, and as we had walked so far the previous day we decided to go for a drive. First port of call was Pomarance. We did a quick walk up to the centre of town before returning to the supermarket to buy a few more supplies. Guess what? It was closed.
The main place of interest for the day ...
... loaves of bread in Italy are so nice. You can't really buy pre-sliced bread in the shelves like you can in Australia- every one here seems to buy theirs fresh. The lady in the store was trying to ask me which type I would like but I wasn't sure what the difference was between the two loaves so she cut a bit off each and let me try some of each. She kept saying the words over and over to teach them to me which was sweet of her(although I've already forgotten what they were!) ...