Hotel Villa Luca
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... patron saint of iItaly. Not sure why her head is separate from her body, which is located in her old family home not far from where her head is. The whole thing is weird to me. I also do not understand why she does not have a church named after her in Siena. Ended the day in Siena by having my first taste of gelato which is Italy's version of ice cream, just not quite frozen. There are stores selling it every block and it is very popular. There are a gazillion flavors. It was ...
... restrained when it was ordained by the council that no tower was to be higher than the Municipal palace.
The other claim to fame there was the world class gelato shop so we had to try their produce after only a short wait.
After getting back after 6pm, we popped over to our local restaurant that we enjoyed on day one and enjoyed a fish and pasta meal, then walked all of 5 minutes back to the flat!
... Palmina worked at). It was the oldest winery in Italy which originally invented the famous Chianti wine. We went up to the Castello de Brolio The owners castle where we walked around the grounds and had panoramic views of the valleys below. Then we set off down to the huge winery to taste the wares. After we got home Sue had a little nap before dinner and we had our tucker in one of the local restaurants. The food was delicious but they are not so good at taking and delivering what we ...
12/29 - Today's adventure began after some light shopping in Pienza on a chilly, rainy day. We got into the car and made our way toward Siena.
We finally parked in Siena after trying a couple different routes into town. We made our way downhill to the city center, Il Campo. Il Campo is best known for its bareback Palio horse races held twice a year. The major site to be seen in Il Campo is the Palazzo Pubblico and its tall bell tower. ...
... traffic is not usually afraid to give a honk, although on the whole they are very patient, and safe around the string of 25 or so cyclists making our way up and down to Siena. Some lovely sections of road, which is partly on the pilgrim route, the Via Francigena which Marc says starts in Canterbury and comes to Rome. Great views again, but today no stop til we get to the walled town of Monteriggioni, originally an outpost of ...