Hotel La Vecchia Cartiera
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- Continental Breakfast
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TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel La Vecchia Cartiera Colle di Val d'Elsa
Travel Blogs from Colle di Val d'Elsa
... town and it looked very nice. And then we drove to another town and I fell asleep in the car ride.
And when we came out of the car park there was an amazing view over all the rolling mountains.
And we walked around town this one was very nice too.
Out of the two I think I would rather the second one. It just seemed better and looked better.
Then on our way home dad and mum spotted a ...
... grapefruit, ginger, etc.)...everyone else did still enjoy trying the local drink! We shared two pastas (an amazing gnocchi with veal and spaghetti with peas and mussels) and all ordered a main entree with tiramisu for dessert (it was invented in Venice and we loved this style vs what we're used to in America). I had fully intended to try the black pasta (squid ink pasta), but it wasn't offered at our restaurant and we were too full to eat again before we left from Venice - ...
I believe 'Eataly' is a government funded chain but they were delighted to seat one and even happier when I ordered the steak rare. They eat later than us Brits so getting the measure of how restaurants work is interesting. So I've had pasta and then some rare steak. I forgot to photo the pasta because I was ...
... San Gimignano and Siena
We got to sleep in until 7am today! After breakfast, we took the bus to the stunning Tuscan village of San Gimignano. Wow, what an absolutely amazing place! The village dates back to the 6th and 7th century B.C., and is situated high on a hilltop, making most of the cobblestone streets rather steep. Around every corner, we found quaint little alleyways and tiny shops set amongst brick ...
... petite town. The day had turned down right chilly as we walked up and down the sloping streets of Sienna. The vistas available were breathtaking. We ate dinner and proceeded back to Florence on the road to HELL! Lol! The drive back was not so great. I was crammed in the back of this plastic toy they called a automobile with shopping bags and nowhere to hang on to! We were already to be back at the room so Charlie ...