Hotel Le Renaie
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Le Renaie San Gimignano
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... are no grassy meadows, only olive trees, vineyards, and thick deciduous forests as far as my eyes can see.
It just stopped raining. There was a torrential downpour, which lasted most of the night. Birds are chirping, and water is still consistently dripping from the terracotta roof. The Italian man whom owns the property is ranting in the wine cellar which is adjacent, but connected, to our room. He is in his seventies and hard at work in the cellar. His Italian words ...
... There were 15 of us for dinner in total - 5 Plimmers, 4 Canadians in another apartment at the villa (Jill, Tim, Joel-13, Claire-11), Katia, Fernando, Bianca (9), Pedro (11 - he returned around 10pm from a friend's), Sara, Davide, Francesca (8) (Fernando's sister and her family). They had made the most delicious pizzas using produce from their garden - tomatoes, eggplants, courgettes, onions.....and had cooked them in the ...
... sweetest birthday ever. They not only let a complete stranger live with them, but then they remembered my birthday and cared enough to throw me a little party. The Sunday before, Samantha's host dad also taught me to make gnocci since it was my birthday week and he knew it was my favorite! Thursday I left for Florence, Tuscany with Samantha. We had a 6 hour-long bus ride, which eventually turned into an almost 8 hour ride with traffic. We missed ...
... on it) and just got back to the van in time for the rain to start. So we sat it out for about half an hour before heading to the meeting point for our cooking glass.
Our guide, Fulvio, met us. He was a jolly looking kind of guy with long grey hair. We went back to his Tuscan Villa and met his parents (who didn’t speak any English). The cooking class was out of his kitchen so we definitely ...
... welcoming of us. He kept calling Geoff a big handsome man, lol. We had a small glass of wine included in our meal and we all chose a different Italian dish! I chose a pesto calamari linguini and it was fantastic. But how could pasta not be in Italy?
Recharged from eating dinner we headed to the Trevi fountain that was designed by an artist named Berlini and he is famous for designing many other ...