Etrusco Arezzo Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Minbar in room
- Shuttle bus service
- Non-smoking hotel
- Conference facilities
- Russian TV Channels Available
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Travel Blogs from Arezzo
... enthusiastic sea of White and Green locals, belonging to the Contrada of Porto Sant' Andrea . We had to barrack for someone .......So , they became OUR Contrada also.
The procession was quite amazing - as a local told us 350 costume characters in medieval costume and 27 horses parading along the streets of Arezzo.
"Our " Contrada got very, very enthusiastic, cheering wildly especially when their White and Green's came past and really letting loose ...
We caught a local bus from Florence to Greve-in-Chianti this morning. It took nearly two hours to travel about 20 kms as the bus wound its way through little Chianti towns. The scenery was beautiful - bright green fields, stone houses, wineries everywhere. We came to Greve because Karen and I came here four years ago and we loved it. Thankfully it is exactly how I remembered it, and Garth likes it as much as we did. We had lunch in ...
... According to Letizia, Francesco called him to see all he had painted and said 'See this, I painted all this in one week.'. Michelangelo apparently answered, ' Yes, I noticed!'. This is the church she attends. There are only four monks left in this church. It is very beautiful.
The next church we saw was the Church of Badia. This church was built by ...
... so beautiful. The winding roads are spotted with wineries and some of the wineries even had road side stalls for tastings. Our first stop was Castellina where we picked up some yummy prochutto and cheese sandwiches for lunch. We then continued onto San Gimignan which is a town surrounded by a large wall. It is quite touristy but has spectacular views over the Tuscan country side. We picked up some local wine and biscotti (it's all about the local food ...
... are not bad either. Very drinkable. They just have a different style of making wine then we are use to. A lot cheaper here, that's for sure!
Then we just went driving around. Found a rustic out of the way winery and stopped in. Did a tasting there. The owner not only runs the tasting room, make the wine, he also has a restaurant on the property and a B&B. Cute place, glad we stopped. Did buy one of his bottles, 10 euros.