Hotel Nuova Grosseto
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Pets allowed
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One of the highlights of the trip so far was our morning ballooning with Chris and Claire from "Ballooning in Tuscany". We had an early start (5am) to be down at the launch field for 5.40am and then we took off at about 6.30-6.45am on a beautifully sunny morning with fantastic views over the Tuscan countryside - the pictures hopefully do it more justice than any description I can ...
Today we slept in late again and ate a great breakfast outside while overlooking the Tuscan countryside. After breakfast, we relaxed overlooking the farm and nearby towns while sipping coffee. About 11, we headed to Monticchiello to explore the town and eat lunch. We explored the town which only took about 30 minutes. We ate lunch at Osteria La Porta. It featured pici pasta (a pasta that is made in southern Tuscany with a ragu of duck or beef), ...
... so, after we'd cleaned up we headed off on our bikes to ride the couple of kms along the lake-side to the village of Bolsena, which is very old, very cute, and very steeply perched on the top of a hill.
Italy really has the smell of decline, everywhere, and there is simply nothing happening, and no-one seems to have any sense of purpose or any cheery attitude of ambition, which is so sad. Everywhere you go you see groups of people, old and young, ...
Pitigliano is in Southern Tuscany and is a town built on a bluff of Tufa rock...very porous limestone. We had seen pictures of Pitigliano and wanted to see it for ourselves. The GPS drove us to a parking lot in front of a ...
... a drive down the main highway from Bologna (about 2 hours) where we had arrived after an overnight flight. Needless to say we were quite buzzed but we found an osteria a short walk away that served us a quite good dinner.
The next day was Easter Sunday. We awoke and headed out to find breakfast. It was still cold and damp but many of the locals were dressed up ...