Porta Romana Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Drycleaning onsite
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Free High-Speed Internet
- High-speed internet in room
- Hot tub
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TravelPod Member ReviewsPorta Romana Hotel Siena
Lovely, clean hotel near old Sienna.
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... paired with a different wine. We dined in a beautiful room, with candlelit tables for two and soft music playing, and we had the room to ourselves until dessert was served and another couple were seated. When we thought the meal had ended, they brought out another sweet tray with "Happy Anniversary" written in chocolate on the plate. It was the most romantic dinner we'd ever had. It's going to be hard to top that ...
... a couple of towns more than once which is how we got our bearings for our destination. Monteriggione is a small village inside the walls of an old castle. We had to park below and hike up. It was about 6:30 PM, we were hungry and our Michelin rated destination restaurant was closed. We had received a promotional business card handout for another restaurant, Restorante de Remo next door ...
... Drago song. The jockey does a somersault off his horse and the horse goes somewhere, didn't see. Jockey hoisted up in the air on shoulders, he is a hero.
Drago 1st, Selva 2nd, Aquila 3rd. Second Is a dishonor, the rest,,, nah.
Someone said there is about 28000 people in the stands, and about 32000 in the centre , no seats just standing for the centre. I think all the tourists stand still and wait for the frenzy but everyone else jumps down from ...
... br> Siena, like other Tuscan hill towns, was first settled in the time of the Etruscans (c. 900–400 BC) when it was inhabited by a tribe called the Saina. The Etruscans were an advanced people who changed the face of central Italy through their use of irrigation to reclaim previously unfarmable land, and their custom of building their settlements in well-defended hill forts. A Roman town called Saena Julia was founded ...
... rain... we were all speechless. We couldn't stay long, so only a couple of people got off the bus to see the actual memorial pylon. No one spoke until we were back on the highway.
Back to the Palio: The race is run in the Piazza del Campo - fan-shaped town square - twice during the summer and draws thousands of tourists. Ten of the city's seventeen contrade (parish) compete in a wild bareback dash around the piazza where it's ...