Pensione Elio Pistolesi

Address: Via Roma 46, Radda in Chianti, Tuscany, 53017, Italy | Hotel
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This hotel, located on Via Roma 46, Radda in Chianti, is near Castello di Brolio, Volpaia, Castello di Meleto, and Toscana Mia - Italian and Tuscan cooking school.
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      Radda, Chianti

      A travel blog entry by doreenmullins.7 on Oct 06, 2014

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      ... hillside and along that ridge. We have found ourselves in Radda, the only hilltop town in Chianti for three nights at the Relais Vignale.

      Radda is a beautiful medieval town enclosed in large defensive walls. It has been inhabited since the 9th century and like most Tuscan towns came under Florentine control. The town has a medieval look characterized by narrow streets meeting in the main square, Podesta where of ...

      Radda -Another Oft Overlooked Town

      A travel blog entry by gretchenart on Jul 11, 2013

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      ... Duke, built at the end of the 19 C to store snow and turn it into ice for cooling purposes. There is a Museum of Sacred Art in the Franciscan Convent of Santa Maria in Prato that displays several works of art from the Chianti region, including a valuable polyptich by Neri di Bicci (1474) depicting the Virgin Mary with Child and Saints. (There several other similar Chianti museums of Sacred Art to be visited in Chianti.)

      We find an ...

      Art tourist II

      A travel blog entry by buettn on Jun 07, 2013

      ... aids there is tremendous noise in the hall but drawing really concentrates the mind, to see as a sculptor does. Now I've been here for an hour and did two drawings, how time flies. Michelangelo has the art of portraying gesture, the movement of the figure just perfect, so the eye can follow the rhythm, gesture and expression work together and all in rough stone, marvelous!. Also sketched the Pieta da Palestrina which ...

      Olive oil is just as important as wine here...

      A travel blog entry by emily.louise on Jan 25, 2013

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      The school trip to Chianti started out a little rough because we were up way to late the night before doing Karaoke. We sang wagon wheel, backstreets boys, my heart will go on, wonder wall, and all star by smash mouth. Anyways not the point. The bus ride was about an hour, but it was through the hills of Italy and we saw how different the outskirts are from the city of Florence. Being outside the city was the first time that I actually really felt like I was in a ...

      Leaning Tower of Pisa, Leaning Jacqueline of wine

      A travel blog entry by jschindler on Sep 14, 2012

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      ... a cript and a baptistry. The cathedral was beautiful, definitely my favorite one so far. There were entire scenes made of marble on the floors, an old library, and a bronze statue by Donatello. The cript was less impressive (no cool bones), but the baptistry was also beautiful, although small.

      The eventful weekend continued with a Saturday trip to Pisa. Thankfully, everything worth seeing is within a small area. Also, ...