Hotel Oliver

Via Della Battaglia 16, Anghiari, Tuscany, 52031, Italy | 3 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Anghiari

Small World

A travel blog entry by pomeroys

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On July 3 we drove to Gorganza castle in the middle of nowhere in Tuscany, Italy. It is a castle converted into a hotel. There we checked in, unpack and changed to go to the pool. At the pool we saw Alex Donovan, from my baseball team!!! He was traveling with the Stanford alumni family vacation group. We didn't even think that we would see anybody we knew. I guess it's a small world after all! ...

Our next stops: Lucignano then Anghiari's Festival

A travel blog entry by colgaz

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... all very civilised. Finally,.. the day would not be complete without a spot of shopping ( or at least that philosophy applied to one of us). Riding the bikes home with 2 newly acquired handbags in tow proved somewhat challenging,.. though we managed somehow. With the football match a distant memory, we decided to head off on Tuesday morning for a small village east of Siena called Lucignano This is the village recommended by our ...

More and More Olives

A travel blog entry by sdpierce

... at seeing the olives turn into exquisite tasting oil. There is lots of chit chat -- in Italian, of course -- then fresh baked crackers and red wine are served by the owners! The community spirit is unbelievable! The day ended with a late dinner -- a delicious meal of carbonera and salad prepared by Lisa, served with a very nice Prosecco. Happy Thanksgiving ...

Olive pluckers

A travel blog entry by lifeinbrian

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... second pressing, Brent took us to the traditional cold mill. Traditional means granite stones over 1000 years old grinding the olives. The motor is modern, installed in 1951. The pulp, looking like humous, is squidged onto circular mats that are stacked up to about 5 foot high. On a giant press the oil is squashed out and it dribbles down the outside of the largest kebab-resembling-thing I've ever seen. The oil is then spun to clean it further. It takes a ...

Statue of David Alone Made this Worthwhile

A travel blog entry by johnabroad

... Even in November. I got myself stuck in a queue for over an hour just to see the David. Only, then, to discover that the herds of tourists thin in the afternoon. Another hour lost to clueless ness. Thankfully about 90 percent of the line spoke English, so despite feeling as if I was touring through the US, it was good to be ...

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This 3 star hotel is located on Via Della Battaglia 16, Anghiari.
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