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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 …
Blog Entry June 2 in Montalcino We have arrived in Montalcino. What an extraordinary couple of days we have had. As I mentioned in the last post, we made only a quick visit to Florence. I had been there briefly before and remembered it as packed with tourists. I wanted to see one of the museums and chose the Uffizi. The museum is nice, but when you …
Day 10: Assisi – Siena - Assisi
After breakfast we will head south to Siena, the birthplace
of Saints Catherine (Doctor of the Church, and one of the two patron
Saints of Italy, with St. Francis of Assisi) and Bernardine (known as
the “Apostle of Italy” for his efforts to revive the Catholic faith in
the 15th century). Siena is also one of Italy’s loveliest medieval
cities. Here we ...
... I suppose it gives me a reason to come back and visit.
The wine tour/tasting itself was fun. There was a decent number of us on this excursion and compared to other wineries I have visited, their cellar was tiny. We all squeezed in and listened to the curator talk about his process for creating the Chianti Classico. It was interesting comparing all the cellars & wineries I have seen so far; ...
Siena was a beautiful Mediaeval town in Tuscany. We got a tour of a church, which was very creepy because it had the patron saints skull covered in wax, and her finger. Then we walked around and learned the history of the different neighborhoods in the city and about the twice annual horse race that occurred there. We were in the Rhino ...
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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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