Hotel la Torre
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- Minbar in room
- Concierge desk
- Room service
- Non-smoking rooms
- Breakfast Available
- Non-smoking hotel
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel la Torre Castiglione Del Lago
Travel Blogs from Castiglione Del Lago
... a view of this lake which stretched for miles!!! We had now reached Lake Bolsena and were hi (oops i meant high) on the hill over looking the lake at what appeared to be a farm house but was a restaurant!! We would never have found this place if it weren't for Jeff, it's a locals place. We had bruschetta with white beans and tons of garlic and oil yummmmm! Then we had fish from the lake, the whole fish, I had to ask that they remove the head ...
... On the afternoon we were back on the bus to travel to Cartona. We stopped for a toilet stop and the Colonel went to the toilet but in her haste went into the men's toilet. She said that she didn't notice the sign but came back with a very red face. She must have noticed something!! On to Cartona which is another hillside town with a massive fortified town wall and huge gates. First of all we were met by Giovanni our new guide who frankly ...
We all went up to the main piazza just a short walk from our hotel for coffee and croissants and planned our day. As I was reading thru Rick Steeves book I noticed this picture of him with the winemaker of Vino Nobile located in basement of Palazzo Contucci. When I looked up there it was so we went down and who do we run into but Signor Contucci himself!!! He has been making wine here since 1953 and still lives in this Palazzo as his family ...
... windy and steep boy what a work out we got, found the Grand Piazza then this beautiful restaurant Osteria del Borgo. Sat on the terrace ordered food Kerry beef checks and mash potatoes, Ian, Toni and I ordered chicken and roast potatoes Yummmmmm!! Then the best of all the Tuscan sunset. OMG it's just to hard to explain bright round orange/red sun. Incredible!! Then back to our rooms put on some tunes had more wine danced a bit then to ...
... and beautiful gardens. While walking through Gusme who's population is minimal we were admiring a tree and we trying to determine if it produced fruit or flower only. To our surprise a friendly tall HANDSOME MAN (said Lis also with good straight teeth she added)) asked our dilemma. His name was Lorenzo and he was cutting stone to refurbish his apartment which he lets and is on Facebook. Lorenzo is an artist for his own pleasure a bit eccentric in his ...