Podere San Luigi
TripAdvisor Reviews Podere San Luigi Colle di Val d'Elsa
Travel Blogs from Colle di Val d'Elsa
... today we drove to a city called Siena.
And it is most like all the other cities but there is a market on Wednesday and we were there for that. And imagine our mum going into every single market stall, it took so long.
Then we walked to the main square and in this square they have bareback horse riding races, so it is a big event but we were not there for that.
But we did see a promotion ...
... big tour busses can't fit down the narrow roads so it is bikes, walkers and small cars only..and that suits us!
So today was Lauren's 30th birthday.
All of you who have sent messages and added to her Face book Blog..Thank you for helping make this so special.
We started off planning this trip to honour her milestone birthday because she wanted to visit Pisa..So off we went there today. It is 25 years since Lauren underwent ...
... medieval weapon. You could tell many of them were dying in the blazing sun...especially the ones in the full body armor! The parade ended with 4 huge oxen pulling a platform of more ceremonial trumpeters & the Palio Banner, which is hand painted! That was pretty incredible!! Finally, after more than 2 hours of parade, it was race time!! I think it took about 30-40 minutes once they brought out the horses for it to officially start. There were 4 or 5 ...
... door typically supported the merchants store, next floor warehouse, ( holes in the walls to support balconies and exterior wooden stairways above), and then the families living quarters. Heavy defendable stone below, cheaper brick on the stories above. We walk from the Piazza to a hillside park where the crowds thin out considerably. We climb a small tower which gives us commanding views of the city and Sant Agostino church where we are headed. We can also see the surrounding Tuscan ...
... was right next door to the train station. Sweet! Very simple. So we took our bags out on the left side of the station. Hmmm... lots of buses, but they all appeared to be city buses, and there was no obvious bus station over there. Okay. Out the right side of the station. Hmmm... similarly lots of buses, with no apparent bus terminal. Well, maybe if we walk around the edge of the station we'll find one. No.... Getting a little frustrated and not ...
Other places to stay in Colle di Val d'Elsa
Via Oberdam 5/7/9, Colle di Val d'Elsa | 3 star hotelfrom $73
Via Piemonte 10, Colle di Val d'Elsa | 4 star hotelfrom $124
Via Senese, Colle di Val d'Elsa | 2 star hotelfrom $91
53034 Colle Di Val D'elsa, Colle di Val d'Elsa | 1 star hotelfrom $62
Via Della Pieve in Piano 23, Colle di Val d'Elsa | Hotelfrom $67
Gracco del Secco 113, Colle di Val d'Elsa | 4 star hotelfrom $139
Loc. Mensanello, Colle di Val d'Elsa | 4 star hotelfrom $61