Hotel Osteria Dell'Orcia

Case Sparse, 15, Castiglione D'Orcia, Tuscany, 53023, Italy | 4 star hotel
Prices starting from $163.00
 

Travel Blogs from Castiglione D'Orcia

And it's only the second day

A travel blog entry by zo_zo

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... if people could just tell that we were slightly more comfortable or what, but today all the stereotypes of Italian men proved true. We were getting comments left and right! I got a lot of "tall, bella" type things, which I suppose is because my height is like a new phenomenon here. But also somebody said something about my "dark smile" which not only sounded creepy but was also completely untrue, because I was expressionless at the time. We ...

Let the Renaissance begin!

A travel blog entry by a_sheesha

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... around a corner thinking we had a few more blocks to go to see Brunelleschi's Duomo. It takes your breath away, not because of some stunning beauty shining in the sun, more due to its massive size. You walk along seeing typical Florentine homes, businesses and then suddenly the road opens and this massive structure is before you. I've wanted to see the duomo ever since I read Brunelleschi's Dome by Ross King. When we began thinking & creating what Bok ...

Under the Tuscan Sun

A travel blog entry by lauratravelz

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On my first day in Florence I went straight the Duomo, or the big cathedral, following the instructions of two sites I had looked up that advised what to do in 24 hours in Florence. I queued for an hour to get in, although it didn't feel too long. I then hiked up the 463 (ish) stairs to the dome and then up to the cupola to get a spectacular view of Florence. I observed the tall tower too, and then back in the piazza, the baptistery with its spectacular doors.

I then ...

Day 7

A travel blog entry by fiftybytwo

... got heavier and heavier and the skies were black and daunting. Patricia also explained at how we are prime targets for pick-pockets, people trying to sell cheap goods (which is illegal) and how to ensure our belongings stay safe.

She wasn’t wrong! As soon as we arrived in Pisa and stepped off the coach there were a dozen or more Ethiopian men in our face, trying to sell handbags, sun glasses, shawls, umbrellas etc. They ...

Firenze & Notte Bianca

A travel blog entry by reyna.jenkyns

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... tipsier walk home!

On the same evening as La Giostra, still needing a snack to see us through, we stopped in a nearby small winebar for their apertivo. For the one glass of wine, I think we each had about 3 small plates of food. We convinced ourselves that the walking made all this eating ok.

I think it's impossible to go to Florence without sampling numerous flavours of gelato. Its everywhere, super tasty and refreshing. Enough said.



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Location

This 4 star hotel, located on Case Sparse, 15, Castiglione D'Orcia, is near Castello di Brolio, Castello di Meleto, Toscana Mia - Italian and Tuscan cooking school, and Dievole.
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