Piccolo Hotel Oliveta

Via Piccolomini 35, Siena, Tuscany, 53100, Italy | Hotel
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Food and Wine info

A travel blog entry by bs_luomo

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... you have added to the pasta, making it more enjoyable overall.

We continued shaking the pot of vegetables, which eventually started to break down the tomatoes into a light sauce, as the pasta cooked. We slowly added some red wine to cool it down and make it saucier, while also adding water directly from the cooking spaghetti pot.

Emmanuel tip #3:
If you use pasta water in a sauce, the starch helps bind the sauce ...

Day 3 - Montalcino and Siena

A travel blog entry by paigejasonitaly

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... us with his Tuscan cooking and cooked a warm and hearty soup with carrots, fennel, onions, porcheta and some other Tuscan pork delicacy (we couldn't figure out what it was called). He says its his famous Tuscan vegetable soup from his winter, meat collection. No vegetarians here!

Now we are relaxing with vino and lemoncello! Our Italian is getting better! Grazie Milione from your humble Turisti!

Until tomorrow, Jason and ...

Siena

A travel blog entry by martineswann

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... Really interesting but majorly macabre and sombering. It was getting late so walked all the way back to the car with Darryl doing the final leg - as usual we all had sore feet, particularly Amy. Got home and a lovely meal was being cooked and we had a few drinks up where a huge table had been set up then ate and drank some more till bed. Girls cleaned up the dishes and it was the end of another brilliant ...

Siena and Poggibonsi

A travel blog entry by gretchenart

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... for an interesting archaeological look at the Cathedral's past.



5. Siena's art museum, Pinacoteca Nazionale, houses some of Italy's greatest paintings from the 13th and 14th centuries. The musuem opens daily at 8:15 but closes at 1:30 on Sundays and Mondays.

Poggibonsi

From Wikipedia:

Poggibonsi is a town in the province of Siena, Tuscany, Italy. It is located on the Elsa River and is the main centre of the Valdelsa Valley. ...

Technology and Gear

A travel blog entry by grantandbonnie

... www.holidayphone.com). I got 2 GB of data for each of our phones, plus 10€ in calling time. We also got 1,000 texts between each other. I chose to do this because I knew the Italian government recently started requiring a coda fiscal (basically, a social security number) for all SIM cards, even prepaid ones, and had read about some issues travelers had buying one here. The SIM cards worked like a champ. Pro tip: reset the PIN ...

Location

This hotel, located on Via Piccolomini 35, Siena, is near Mangia Tower (Torre del Mangia), Pecci Garden, Ballooning in Tuscany, and Piazza del Mercato.
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