Hotel Il Delfino
Travel Blogs from San Vincenzo
... br> On Friday we headed out early and drove the coastal highway to Rome. It was an easy drive and we stopped at the coastal town of Orbetello. It was set on a peninsula in between to lagoons. Using trip advisor we made our way to a restaurant for lunch that happened to be part of a very exclusive resort. It was set on a cliff side and a quick google search told me the hotel was very luxurious, and also about $700 EU per night. Unfortunately by the time we realized ...
Well, we have now been here 12 days and it has been absolutely divine.
Lots of time to relax and just enjoy the ambience of this beautiful village. From the lovely Square which is made up of the local church Santa Chiara, a perfumery, fish shop , butcher, bakery, shoe shop (which we have frequented) pizzeria, and bars to the amazing promenade at the front of the marina.
Yesterday we had an eventful day going in the boat (see relaxed folk in boat) around to ...
... stretched further than any of us could see, going round the corner of the walls. They also had the local radio station covering the event with an outside broadcast unit there. When the new GBoR book comes out in about October time, we'll be checking for that.
Meanwhile, in that parallel universe that is Italian TV, we bring you news of a rare sighting. You may recall from an earlier blog, how women on Italian TV are solely there to look ...
Settled earlier than 900 BC, Volterra is a treasure.
It has been continually inhabited since the end of the 8th century BC
It has Etruscan and Roman Ruins aplenty, great views to the valleys below, very good wine and eateries.
It is a beautiful town situated 40kms west of Siena. Because of its location the drive there, especially from the West is truly superb
Next time you are in Tuscany take a day out and spend some time in this place.
... br> So we have taken a road trip to Marciana, Chiesi , Pomonte and Marina di Campo and then back to Marciana Marina.
If you thought the Great Ocean Road is windy then it has nothing on the roads we have just taken. poor Mandy who was sitting on the passenger side , which is closest to the sheer cliff face to the ocean was constantly pushing on the imaginary brakes that she has. Hilarious.