Hotel Palazzo del Capitano Exclusive Wellness & Relais

Via Poliziano 18, San Quirico d'Orcia, Tuscany, 53027 , Italy | 4 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from San Quirico d'Orcia

Sickness, but trudging on to Montepulciano anyway!

A travel blog entry by lizziep

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... and it changed her mind. I'm pretty sure that since I've been with Lizzie, I've heard several different versions of this story -- either people allow her to say she doesn't like wine, or they try to convert her. Either way, it works for us. Either she doesn't get wine, which isn't so bad in her opinion. Or I get 2 glasses. Which isn't so bad in my opinion.

After the story, she poured a glass of the blue label -- I think that was the ashy soil aged 3 years. (I'm sure ...

Tuscany, Pienza and Doug cooking dinner...

A travel blog entry by lizziep

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... to the beautiful, small, relaxing Pienza. We quickly found the post office on the main drag and found an awesome free parking spot inches away from the post office. We walked in to find two postal workers who knew about 10 English words and THANK GOD Doug has been learning Italian for the past 6 months because he could semi-communicate with them. After 20 minutes and lots of hand gestures, we figured out the right forms, labeled everything correctly and sent our boxes ahead of us.
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Savoring Siena

A travel blog entry by lizziep

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... soft, another aged in olive oil and black pepper, and the last in walnut leaves. I must say I enjoyed the non-aged softer cheese more, but the flavors in the other cheeses were delicious. We also had some Tuscan salumi – aged meats. A prosciutto more common to this area (rather than the parma prosciutto we had most other places, this was coated in black pepper before aging), a salami, and two other meats I must look up the name of later. All of them were delicious.. ...

Day 7 - Thanksgiving

A travel blog entry by paigejasonitaly

... night. The guests arrived around eight pm, and we started with a traditional Tuscan anti-pasta and red wine. The table was adorned with acorn squash, mashed potatoes and various vegetables. The turkey which Morrow ordered in June, to arrive on time, was a welcome sight to remind me of home.

The feast was truly a work of art. The food was not the only treat of the afternoon-some of Morrow and Lisa's local ...

Seeing a different side of Italy

A travel blog entry by marioz

... to look around.

After that we went to Castiglione d'Orcia, a sleepy little Italian village where there didn't seem to be much happening. We couldn't even find anywhere to have lunch there because everything seemed to be shut. Maybe they were having a siesta or something. We took some photos there though because it was quite quaint as are all the little villages we have seen.
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Location

This 4 star hotel, located on Via Poliziano 18, San Quirico d'Orcia, is near Centro Storico, Abbazia di Sant'Antimo, Baptistry, and Museo Diocesano.
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    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding