Il Giglio Hotel and Restaurant
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TravelPod Member ReviewsIl Giglio Hotel and Restaurant Montalcino
Beautiful view of church and hill towns! Nice little touches like toiletries and a sticker on the toilet paper. This really was our favorite place so far and a fantastic breakfast featuring not one not two but 6 cakes!
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We are in Italy on Dan's dream bike touring through Tuscany leg of the trip.
It is incredibly beautiful and justifies all of the eating.
But yesterday we did have a little snafu.
Cycling down a steep steep hill just before we were to come into the town for lunch we saw some road signs saying something about a ,"divertido," which …
... museum, and panoramic tower walk. The queues were just starting to form because we were so early. We then explored and had a coffee in a little side street coffee shop. Whole Richard stayed to pay Sue had a little look in the shops near by and bought a Christmas decoration to remember Tuscany with. When she came out Richard had tried to go in and pay and was told to wait outside, he then caught the attention of the waiter twice and was ignored - our tour was about to start and we ...
... or Friday 22nd August 2014. If things go to plan, then I will have completed my Via Francigena pilgrimage either 9 or 10 days earlier than I first imagined, and I will get to spend my birthday in and around the Vatican City. What a great present that will be!!
I hope I'm not tempting fate talking this way, so please continue to keep me in your thoughts and prayers. I also need prayers that my boots will hold out a bit longer (see photo).
... of cocoa butter shaving foam and 10- of a 12-pack of plastic razors. Que faire?
I better close this entry now to allow me time to finish my washing and to take a final wander round the streets in the rubberised gardening shoes I've not yet managed to replace. Schhh, don't say anything, but maybe I could give them as a souvenir to one of my brothers when I return home.
Ciao, Giacomo (pronounced jack-amo).
... back to 500 BC. It was an interesting tour. They grow their grapes just outside the gates and then bring the juice into town to ferment in oak barrels down in the caves. We also went down into an Etruscan tomb. Notice the picture of the cow head on the cave wall that shows up really well with flash. During the war, the caves were used as shelter and the tomb was used as a freezer with layers of ice and ...