Hotel Nuova Grosseto
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... the different areas and found a great view over the plains towards Rome! Then it was back to the car and off towards our home for the night!
About an hour and a bit later we made it to Bolsena, a beautiful little town by a quite large lake just into Tuscany! A perfect base for our short trip to our next little adventure (tomorrow) we got our tent site settled and headed to the lake for a swim! It took a bit to get in the water - the sun had gone behind a ...
... says he had a 300mm lense with a 1.6 multiplier and still couldn’t get close to the chapel.
From there we were all getting knackered and we still had to do some food shopping. It had been a long, exhausting but enjoyable day. We headed back to the Coop at Sinalunga, praying it would still be open to stock up on beer and wine. I didn’t want any food as I was still stuffed from lunch, but Lyn couldn’t resist more sausages. I dread him having them as all ...
A leisurely morning for us with no big plans for the day was welcome after yesterday's crack of early start. Today we decided to take a drive to Montepulciano and Cortona. Montepulciano is most famous for its wines and some of the most beautiful views in all of Tuscany. Of course after a few days it seems that very view in Tuscan is spectacular. Cortona is another lovely town famous for being the setting for Frances Mayes' book Under the Tuscan Sun which was a favourite of my father. ...
... not the usual rows which helps in the growing process of the grapes. Notice the picture of individual vines.
After the tour, we had a wonderful lunch in the restaurant where we got to try some of their different wines paired with foods.
After lunch we began driving back to Rome so we could turn in our car at the airport. We then took a local train to Termini, the main train station in Rome. We had to wait several hours ...
Ridiculously early start to the day! We drove to Siena for 6:15am to catch a bus that would take us to Cinque Terre, via Flrenza.
Cinque Terre is a National Park (and Unesco World Heritage Site) and contains 5 tiny villages most of which are inaccessible by car. They are very nearly unspoiled and unique in that the people, over many generations have completely transformed the ecosystem by terracing the mountainsides ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Pets allowed