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We really enjoyed our stay at Poggio Bertini. The family running the farm were lovely and I was able to try out my new found Italian skills on the wife of the couple running the place. It was fun and I did ok actually.
After we left our beautiful agriturism accommodation and headed for the hot sulpher springs in Saturnia. They were well …
Well I take back saying our hotel was in a good location. It is nice and close to the Duomo but I didn't realize that the bells toll every 15 minutes ALL THROUGH THE NIGHT!!! They let you know the time – just in case you’re awake. Oh my god I am exhausted.
First they toll the hour. Ie at 4am they toll 4 times and then if its 4. …
... dates back to Roman times and is typical of towns of that vintage. Narrow winding streets, the ruins of a Roman Amphitheatre, a number of Piazzas and lots of Ristorantes, Fashion Stores, a worthy smattering of souvenir shops. Volterra is famous for their Alabaster mines so lots and lots of sculpture (of all imaginable things) in Alabaster. Like San Gim, Volterra is quite compact and easy to get around,.. and steps,.. bloody steps! From our campsite up to the town Coll counted ...
... We both had boar again and were as pleased as the previous night.
Never a dull moment, off to hear a trumpet recital. A group of americans were touring Italy and giving recitals. Why not. Didn't recognise anything but it didn't matter.
Home to our fabulous hotel. Not sure why they weren't busier, as it was a grand old building in a great location. A bit tired, but with an old world charm and service, and spotlessly clean.
Packed the car and Basil, and left all in the hotel car park while we had our last meander through Terni in brilliant sunshine.
Into the Chiesa di San Francesco where all the statues were wood carvings. Just beautiful.
Just had to try on this cute pair of espraidles. Not surprisingly, too narrow for my foot. However, the saleslady wasn't going ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Posta Orvieto
The hotel was clean and the staff were very friendly. The room was nicely decorated. It is situated on a quiet side street. We would definitely stay here again!
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