Azienda Agricola Bulichella
Travel Blogs from Suvereto
... of Siena come together twice a year to race with each community sporting their own flag, colors, etc. The horses are all part of generations old Arabian blood lines and from what I gathered it's quite the event. We missed the race by a day, it took place on July 2nd, which is okay with us. We were there to see the city and the cathedral.
After Siena we headed to Volterra which has an interesting "creepy" vibe. The town is set on top of a mountain ...
... clearly aimed at the locals. The place had a great vibe and a plethora of eating/drinking places.The wine was very cheap and in abundance. The town filled up as the day went on.
As a student of history, having taken several papers on medieval Europe, I was really in my element.
On a whim we decided to check out a rather different local museum, which again made us thankful for the time and place we live in. ...
Settled earlier than 900 BC, Volterra is a treasure.
It has been continually inhabited since the end of the 8th century BC
It has Etruscan and Roman Ruins aplenty, great views to the valleys below, very good wine and eateries.
It is a beautiful town situated 40kms west of Siena. Because of its location the drive there, especially from the West is truly superb
Next time you are in Tuscany take a day out and spend some time in this place.
... 2 nights before a 7 hour drive
back to Mainz and there was slow traffic due to road works and it was
also the end of the long weekend on Sunday. Everyone was just going back
to Germany and the A8 highway was the only road going back to Germany.
... It is really nice to be in a place with a kitchen. Believe it or not we have kind of gotten a bit sick of eating in restaurants all the time, especially when they don't open until 7.30pm which is the worst time to be dragging an overtired toddler along! All our accommodation from now on has a kitchen which is good. We will still probably go out for a few lunches to experience different Italian meals but its nice knowing that we can cook what we feel like whenever we ...
- Free parking