Travel Blogs from Montepulciano
Nicole booked us accommodation near this little town and only once we got there, did she 'casually' mentioned it was where they filmed 'new moon' and we had to find the exact spot. Awesome little ancient town on the hilltop Walked through the cobbled streets to where they filmed Twilight - New Moon ( for any fans out there, they actually had to …
... pan fried rabbit with olives and roasted potatoes. Dolci was a torte. She paired each course with a different wine from this area. We learned new recipes and techniques that we, (mostly Tom) will be able to make again when we return home.
After our siesta, we walked up the hill from where we are staying into Montalcino. It's a quaint little town with amazing views. Looking forward to exploring more of Tuscany tomorrow.
... with lots of outdoor restaurants in several busy Piazzas. We also drove to Le Celle of St. Francis. It was a monastery built about 1211 by St. Francis and his followers as a place to come and pray. The "cells" were big enough for a bed, table and chair. Currently there are 7 Friars who live there and practice the teachings of St. Francis. It was a beautiful place just to walk through the forest and enjoy nature. When we arrived at our bed and breakfast, the woman knew ...
Kevin got up early to go to the laundermat so we could do a little laundry. Thanks Kevin!! Had breakfast at the Trattoria owned by the same people as the hotel. It was a buffet with lots of choices. After breakfast we did a little shopping and then checked out. Off to ...
... seige), feathers for stuffing, replenishing on a regular basis and a tradable commodity.
The location, defensive walls, wells and pigeons allowed the Etruscans to hold out for 2 years against the Romans, though it wasn't clear why the city fell after that. One suspects that it was the result of either a traitorous or heroic act, depending which side of the wall you were on.
Walked over 3/4 of the Andello della rupe, a ...
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool