Porta Romana Hotel
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TravelPod Member ReviewsPorta Romana Hotel Siena
Lovely, clean hotel near old Sienna.
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... actual forested paths. We are walking from Siena to San Gimignano over 3 days. Our first day takes us through fields & forests, past olive groves, vineyards & a few little hamlets. We also pass through the medeival walled town of Monterriggioni on the way to our destination--the village of Strove. Total distance--27 km's. Day 2 is a much easier 8 km stroll over to Colle di val d'elsa, which gives us lots of time to relax & explore the town. It's another ...
... a McDonalds on a similar street. After finding the McDonalds, our reprogrammed GPS led us to the approximate location. We were a bit disappointed to learn the Country B&B may look like it’s in the country but it is really in the town. We were pleased to discover this charming brand new small "lodge" which has four rooms and we were no longer disappointed.
After a helpful orientation of Siena from the pleasant staff we picked a random ...
... accomplished young female pianist on a grand piano. Wow! Did they blow the roof off that place! The acoustics were awesome and they were arresting to watch. It was great to be up so close to them, something you rarely get in a theatre. The pianst was so expressive. She did a solo which was incredible (alternately powerful and tender). She sure got a whole-body workout! The final song of the night was a duet. It was a great way to farewell ...
... stop, we then pressed on to Montefioralle. A small hamlet in the Tuscan hills with historic fortress like walls still standing since 900AD. I was surprised with how quiet it all was. Actually our whole Tuscan experience today is as if we are one of three or four families travelling through the area. Makes driving the narrow streets easier and no crowds wherever we stop.
In Montefioralle being 3pm we were looking for lunch. ...
... this was also translated into German (odd because most public notices in Italy are translated into English).
The ticket vending machine also bore no instruction that the ticket must be validated, although the conductor who fined us insisted that it did. And the validation machine, when we tracked it down, turned out to be a small yellow box bearing no label whatsoever. It might have been a carbon monoxide detector, or, as the ...