Hotel delle Terme
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... their favorite local snack "The Bones of the Dead."
We stayed at another privately owned villa here, and although not as fancy as the villa in Lucca, we were struck by the fact that so many Italian businesses and hotels are family owned and operated. We've received better service at these hotels than the larger chains, and the prices are considerably cheaper. Upon a return visit I'd definitely stay in the smaller towns and visit Florence via day trips. ...
... villa , La Colletta.
It was originally built by a German Baroness and then was left to its own devices for many years until Claudia and Jim saw it and restored it to its former glory in 1999. They had to get everything around to the villa by boat. All the builders had a winch everything to get all the building materials up to the decaying villa. The dry stone walls were reinforced and the garden planted. We can't get over how much it has grown in the 12 ...
... can do.
The host, a man of course, was joined by 8 people sitting in a semi-circle, 4 either side of him, and behind each side stood a beautiful, young girl wearing a T shirt tied in a knot to expose her midriff, and a pair of very tight denim shorts. This was their sole purpose, nothing more skilled than that. Wait, there's more.
One of the 8 people sitting down, was a beauty queen. How do we know this? Well because she was wearing high heels, ...
Settled earlier than 900 BC, Volterra is a treasure.
It has been continually inhabited since the end of the 8th century BC
It has Etruscan and Roman Ruins aplenty, great views to the valleys below, very good wine and eateries.
It is a beautiful town situated 40kms west of Siena. Because of its location the drive there, especially from the West is truly superb
Next time you are in Tuscany take a day out and spend some time in this place.
... a swim when it gets too hot.
Since we arrived, Janet, the english lady who looks after the Villa for Jim & Claudia has been up most days and has given us some freshly caught Octopus and Swordfish as her two sons are local fisherman. It is so fresh you can really taste the difference. I have cooked the octopus twice and then cleaned it right down and then marinated it. It was delicious so I can now ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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