Relais Palazzo di Luglio
Travel Blogs from Sansepolcro
On July 3 we drove to Gorganza castle in the middle of nowhere in Tuscany, Italy. It is a castle converted into a hotel. There we checked in, unpack and changed to go to the pool. At the pool we saw Alex Donovan, from my baseball team!!! He was traveling with the Stanford alumni family vacation group. We didn't even think that we would see anybody we knew. I guess it's a small world after all! ...
... only vegan here, and I can already feel the effects of the detox from the pizza and ice cream Ive been eating for the past week! I had got to the point that I was actually craving vegetables, if you can believe it. Nah, veggies are great. We all take turns cooking, and tonight I made my moms carrot lentil soup, because I didnt want to mess up my first meal here:P It was a great success! hooray! Overall the food has been fantastic.
As for ...
... market. It was definitely alternate! Lots of organic bread, soaps, home made jams, jewellery, wine and an older guy and his wife selling what looked liked thick crepes which then had some jam and soft cheese on them. They were called "frittelle" and apparently are more like doughnuts than crepes.
Still searching for markets, so headed back beyond Ponte Vecchio, but they were only fruit and vegetables. L found another one, but it was closed ...
... be an appropriate number. Dinner the first night included one of the few Tuscan whites, a Chianti, and another Reserva. When dinner was over, 17 drinking diners (one non-drinker, plus Davide and Paolo who seemed never to have sat down) had consumed 14 bottles. I didn’t count my own refills. I will gauge mine by the number of trips “down the hall” tonight.
D & M(in ...
... nice, but very busy with tourists and very commericalized because of that. The best part were the views over the city and the Tuscan hills. Just south of the river is the Piazzale Michelangelo, a large, open area on top of a steep hill that allows you to overlook the river and the city. Even higher up the hill sits a church from the 10th century with great views as well. The most visible ...
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking