Albergo Il Girifalco
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... waving his winner's flag all evening. - Watching the most immense storm while overlooking the main square , just about keeping dry while eating fabulous Bruschetta.Incredible experience. I am now writing this in the cool of the evening with the fresh smell of rain in the air. I am overlooking the Tuscan hills and walls of Siena with a Limoncello waiting for me.... Oh yes ... and the highlight????? ..,,, The kids are in ...
... Siena is a hive of activity after 7pm each night.
A big decision was made at this point as to where to go next. We initially were heading south to Rome and Positano but the temps were hitting 38 again, Pompeii was shut due to a strike and we figured Positano was going to be packed and Luke was not going to be excited. We agreed to head to the mountains and show Luke some snow as he would appreciate that more at this stage and have some kid fun.
... a million miles away from the Town centre. We wandered the Markets and ate lunch in the main square - Piazza del Campo before stopping at the walled Village of Monteriggioni.
Monteriggioni was an awesome find. It was so cute and not too crowded. We spent an hour or so exploring the Village, walking sections of the walls complete with 14 Towers, eating gelato and browsing the shops.
On Thursday we headed to the San ...
We toddled off to San Gimignano and Siena today...St.Gimignano has the 13 medieval towers, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, featured in the movie Tea with Mussolini and amazing views of the Tuscan countryside popular with photographers. Siena has a seashell-shaped square 'Il Campo' where twice a year the worlds shortest ...
... with fruit for the day, we headed southwest winding our way through the Tuscan countryside. We stopped for lunch and a stroll in Massa Marittima, but quickly got lost. Massa Marittima has an "old" and a "new" town, which is a bit comical since the "new" town was built in the 15th century by Siena shortly after it took over Massa Marittima. (And we think that a two year-old cell phone old!) The sites we wanted to see are in the "old town". It took us about ...