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 …
First thing on Wednesday morning, we checked out of our rooms in Santa Maria degli Angeli (or Santa Maria de who-sy-whatsit as I called it) and took the bus up the hill to Assisi to visit San Francesco cathedral. There's quite an impressive view of it from the bottom of the hill. It was built in honour of St Francis of Assisi. Strangely enough, …
today is our 24th day overseas. Only 12 days until we get back.
So after a late start, we decided that instead of going to Sinea like we originally planned, we would go to a closer town named Gubbio. We hopped in the car, and drove down The White Road, and along other boring asphalt roads to Gubbio (see title if you want to know how to pronounce it correctly.). After quite awhile of driving ...
... we only needed to go about about 10 feet... but we found it and it was so nice! I have never stayed in a hostel and it was a very nice first experience! After settling in and changing we went back into the center for dinner and to walk around for the evening. We ended up getting dinner in Piazza del Campo, it was the best food I've had since I've been abroad (asparagus risotto)! We took a taxi back to hostel, which was the first time since being in the Italy we were in ...
Today we were planning on hanging around the villa. It was really hot, so after all the regular things we do after waking up (breakfast, getting dressed, you know what I mean.), we got in our togs, and went up to the pool. At the pool we met up with the kiwis staying upstairs. 10 year old twins called Lily and Ellie, and 2 parents. After a quick swim, we ...
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool