- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... in the bottom of the valley. It is a very long climb up the hill to the town. I think only idiot tourists park in the car park we parked in. We have read that Volterra is an ancient Etruscan hilltop town. There has been a settlement here since at least the end of the 8th century BC. It is famous for its alabaster. The town is very pretty, with lots of narrow windy streets. We stop for lunch in a piazza with lots of trees and great views down into the valley of our car park. We ...
... Stopped to make pictures of the sunflowers on our way to Firenze. Florence is so beautiful. I love all the marble and influences from the renaissance masters. Michelangelo's David was awesome. We started by getting a good view up from the top of a hill. Could see all the main attractions. Then we were down amongst it. Very busy with all the tourists. Quaint little narrow back streets. Carlos pointed out the little openings in the walls of ...
Cooking class and lunch! Loved the cooking class, taught by the owner and the 2 chefs. We made; Focaccia Bread Zucchini tart Pasta Ravioli stuffed with smoked ricotta and fresh ricotta with fresh tomato sauce Guinea stuffed with sausage wrapped in pancetta Chocolate soufflé Then we ate.... OMG. So wonderful!!!! Suffered by the pool the rest of the ...
On our drive from Montepulciano to Lucca we decided to stop into Volterra. We were fortunate enough to find a parking spot adjacent to the Saturday market that was in full swing with vendors selling all sorts of stuff. We sampled some cheese and ended up buying some on our way out.
We had a look at some ancient Roman ruins and toured some shops selling ...
... high city wall going right around which we rode on our bikes, definitely our favourite way to sight see - nice and high above all the hubbub. We spent about an hour and a half in a big square listening to a busker and watching life go by in the sunshine. We couldn't believe how much heavy petting there was going on - I don't think British people would have the patience to snog for so long. These Italians really live up to their ...