Il Chiassale

Rapolano Terme, Tuscany, 53040, Italy | Hotel
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This hotel, located in Rapolano Terme, is near Fattoria di Felsina and Azienda Agricola Giacomo Marengo.
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    Travel Blogs from Rapolano Terme

    Siena

    A travel blog entry by travellingshoes on Aug 11, 2014

    7 photos

    ... people of Siena it is a very serious moment. Yet, many tourists do come to watch the race. We were told some recommendations to offer those from outside of Siena who do come to witness the Palio. First, be careful about approaching contradaioli in the time before the Palio, as this is a very sensitive moment and the people might actually act a bit aggressively. Further, on the day of the Palio, all the horses get blessed in the churches of the contrade. They recommends tourists to ...

    Symmetry

    A travel blog entry by bs_luomo on Jun 21, 2014

    2 comments, 5 photos

    ... now that don't know the true taste of, say, a strawberry or a tomato because they have grown up with sugary jams, sweetened tomato sauces and candied versions of real food, so when they finally eat something from a garden, it doesn't taste good to them. He has a point.



    I spent a lot of time in the vineyards this week as well -- more to come next week, also. The work is exhausting and ceaseless, but we have all developed a ...

    La Spezia to Castelfranco di Sopra via Pisa

    A travel blog entry by jayjay51 on May 13, 2013

    4 photos

    ... system as we watched. The tower itself is really quite a pretty structure - some would say a "piece of confectionary " and it has been recently cleaned so looks great. Our hour was up, but we had enjoyed people watching - we now play spot the Aussie! We were also amazed to see 3 young Asian girls having their photo taken - incredibly petite and all wearing high stiletto heels - not sure what the cobble stones would do to them and how hard it would be to walk!

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    Last Weekend- Amalfi Coast

    A travel blog entry by ktmags on Jun 24, 2012

    1 comment, 72 photos

    ... is adamant about fitting these ones to your arch with the thick strap so it didn't work out :( But no worries I got you other presents! By the time we were back to the hostel the bus2alps crew had already left for dinner, which was fine bc we just took a taxi into town to go out a little later (the leaders told us to meet the group at the bar) and we skipped the dinner because we had eaten a big, late lunch. After getting ready, we took a 5 min cab into the town of Sorrento ...

    Il Palio

    A travel blog entry by ashgone4 on Jul 20, 2011

    1 comment, 10 photos

    ... how the horses are actually the main event and not the riders themselves. Regardless, I decided that I needed to see this tradition in the end...

    Anyway, when I found out that Il Palio would be occurring when I was in Italy, I figured that this might be my only chance to see this event that has been going on in Siena since the mid 1600s. I decided I would probably not forgive myself for missing the sight of such a tradition with ...