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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... we spent time in the outside spar and sampled local red wines. This was so relaxing. Back to the villa and time to sit back and relax. Russ and Steve were downloading today's events when Alexandra knocked on the door. This is the first time we meet any of the family. Very nice man and he told us about the villa and its history. He gave us some tips on places to see. Next Aunrda is knocking on the back door. He has invited us to visit the estate on ...
... Chianti wine and Olive Oil. They brought us into the cellar and showed us the French Oak barrels and the Italian Chestnut barrels that they use to age the wine. We got to see the Olive Oil press, where they put in the olive whole, pits included, and press it down into oil. I learned that olive oil is only good for one year and they harvest the olives in November. Once they are picked, they have to be pressed within 24 hours. On our way to the top of the ...
... so I went alone because there was live music and I was bored and, well, I'm in Italy. It is unseasonably cold here right now, so I only stayed for a bit, but it was a blast. It is not a bar per se, but rather a small kitchen and counter with some beers on tap, a coffee machine and a cooler with drinks. There is a small inside with tables and a patio out back, where the band played. Italians between the ages of 5 and 75 were there, including a tiny ...
... trouble parking the van! What we didn't realise was that the van is more than 2.05 metres high - i.e. the maximum in all carparks! We had no choice but the drive (the wrong way) through the tight streets of Siena to get out again! Finally find some lunch - €1 pizza and sat outside in piazza. We picked up €12 tickets for the Siena city tour and visited baptistery, crypt (graphic paintings of ...
... the tourist pictures. Instead there was a wide track running around the edge of the Piazzo del Campo and ampitheatre seating set up in front of all the stores. There is a famous horse race (Il Palio) which is held on the 2nd July and the preparation for this had been already completed.
We moved onto the Duomo and spent quite a bit of time just standing around in ...