Travel Blogs from Casciana Terme
... the air to take silly pictures. Of course, we did the exact same thing. After about 30 minutes of trying to get the perfect shot it was starting to drizzle so we looked at the other two buildings in the piazza which had entrance fees so we didn't do in. One was the Pisa Cathedral and the other was St. John's Baptistry. We were glad we went back for the once in a lifetime ...
Our first and only full day in the Cinque Terre was finally here. We had been looking forward to this day
for so long! It would definitely be a highlight.
We woke up for sunrise, but then went back to sleep.
woke again at 8am for breakfast. It was provided... Being that it is a
B&B. croissants and spreads had been left. I took the opportunity to
have the Nutella provided on my croissants. Why the hell not? I'm on
holidays in Italy. The ...
... card back into authorize the cancellation… started over… finally it worked! It still was going slowly and before our tickets printed the train left. We were so annoyed!! We got there at 5.40!! And missed a 6.08 train….
Luckily.. the next one was only 10 minutes late. We thought, okay 10minutes, not so bad.
6.20 came around.. okay 2 minutes late.. we would have been there by now but that’s fine..
6.30 came ...
... our ride, as we headed along the Arno River out of the flat plains of Pisa, along a few narrow paths and then up into the Pisan hills, we really start to feel like we are in Tuscany. A few hills to be climbed; we are all challenged in the heat. Marc manages to excel himself with a superb picnic featuring prosecco and fantastic cheeses, and salads. Well fuelled we manage the narrow paths and a few hills to the quiet town of Casciana Terme, famous for its ...
... By 1230p we were dressed for wine tasting and had a light lunch of pizza and salmon. Our bus left at 115pm and we were entertained by a nice local tour guide during the 45 minuted drive to the winery. Our tour included a walk thru the family's manor house living room that showed signs of it's 15th century beginnings. Apparently the current family is a marriage of Fiat (car) daughter to Vespa (scooters) ...