Piccolo Hotel Oliveta

Via Piccolomini 35, Siena, Tuscany, 53100, Italy | Hotel
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Siena

A travel blog entry by travellingshoes on Aug 11, 2014

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... people of Siena it is a very serious moment. Yet, many tourists do come to watch the race. We were told some recommendations to offer those from outside of Siena who do come to witness the Palio. First, be careful about approaching contradaioli in the time before the Palio, as this is a very sensitive moment and the people might actually act a bit aggressively. Further, on the day of the Palio, all the horses get blessed in the churches of the contrade. They recommends tourists to ...

Siena & Sunflowers

A travel blog entry by paul_and_ness on Jul 20, 2014

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Today we were leaving the region of Umbria and heading into Tuscany, or ‘Toscana’ as we Italians like to call it :)

First however, we needed to clean Basil and check his vitals, air, water blah blah blah, and we are happy to report he was in tip top condition and fit for another day on the road to San Miniato via Siena.

The scenery was beautiful on this drive, we went ...

Pisa and Florence

A travel blog entry by punters on Apr 10, 2014

2 comments, 21 photos

... Then we arrived in Florence at 4pm which was a lot later than we anticipated. Managed to park really close to the main tourist area and were right in the thick of it. Del, Jo Jo and Alex were suitably impressed by the Statue of David and were upset when we couldn't take any photos. Loads of tourists in Florence but it had a really good vibe. Took photos of the Ponte Vecchio and other sights and ...

Home in The Tuscan Hillside

A travel blog entry by louize74 on Oct 15, 2013

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... tower, Il Campo is certainly impressive. It was interesting to learn that although Siena lost battles to Florence and the plague, it's government had many triumphs including collecting fines for cursing, in the worlds first communal swear jar.

Our next stop was the Duomo Di San Gimignano, although Waz needed to use the bathroom so we had to find a cafe and have a quick cappuccino first. Cappuccino and panatone finito and we ...

Siena & Milan, Italy

A travel blog entry by vchanjdouglas on Aug 06, 2013

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... re reading this, we really miss you! On our first day, we went to the Chianti wine region. We visited a gorgeous off-the-beaten-path winery called Dievole (Dievole.it) first. The estate is beautiful, with rows after rows of lush grape vines in the gardens, a magnificent stone castle and a nice open-air terrace with just the right amount of vine cover to provide the perfect shade for us to sit in the hot sun while we enjoyed our wine tasting. ...

Location

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