Hotel Villa Ambra
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Villa Ambra Sant'Albino
Travel Blogs from Sant'Albino
... a view of this lake which stretched for miles!!! We had now reached Lake Bolsena and were hi (oops i meant high) on the hill over looking the lake at what appeared to be a farm house but was a restaurant!! We would never have found this place if it weren't for Jeff, it's a locals place. We had bruschetta with white beans and tons of garlic and oil yummmmm! Then we had fish from the lake, the whole fish, I had to ask that they remove the head ...
... We went to the local Basilica first( is this the 57th church we have been in?) and then down the road to look at the villa in the movie Under the Tuscan Sun. It was a 9 minute walk down a winding tree lined country road in 30 degree heat. This was downhill and so the slog back up to the bus took longer, much longer. Did I mention 30 degrees? What is the temperature in New Zealand? After parking our sweaty bodies on the bus and downing bottles of ...
... is still in evidence today along the narrow winding streets (now walkways, as cars are not allowed in the town). We climbed the steep walks to visit the piazza, stopping for lunch in an outdoor cafe, topped off with a gelato from a well-known maker Buon Gusto. After Pienza we are off to our hotel in Montalcino.
The Hotel Si Montalcino is very new by Italian standards and very nice. We learned that it is owned and managed by heirs of the Salvatore Ferragamo ...
... interesting tortellini and we all had a most interesting bacon salad yummmmm! Off we then we went on a mini road trip to Radicofani a hillside town about 20 minutes from here. Amazing little town quiet compared to Montepulciano. We then drove for a bit and came across this fortress (Fortezza di Radicifani) and went up to find a wine bar! Ha!! Ian and I decided we would climb the tower (of my god what was I thinking) but glad we did again ...
... a toll gate and pick up a Telepass ticket and then when you get off you put the ticket in a machine that tells you how much you owe then this drawer pops open and you have to put the money then it shuts and you can hear the change drop and then the gate lifts up and away you go back on the freeway. Headed north got off the free way at Cianchiano exit and drove these windy roads. Kerry and I have being switching back and forth for ...