Relais Poggio Ai Santi
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... house. Audrey, Esther and I shared a room.
Lucignano itself doesn’t have any attractions, but is close-by to quite a few larger towns. We hired two cars (one for Leah’s family, and one for ours), which we drove from Florence/Firenze, to Lucignano. While we were in Lucignano, we went on many daytrips. We visited Siena, Orvieto, Cortona, Pienza, Assisi and Montepulciano. I particularly enjoyed Siena, Assisi, and ...
... at night via ferry so could not really appreciate the beauty of the island till the next day. As with most of our holidays, we had a car, which along with a GPS, affords the ultimate freedom of exploration. We stayed at the amazing Relais delle Picchiaie hotel which is perched on a secluded hill a few miles from the port. Our first view of Elba was from our breakfast table on the ...
... steps! The drive today was around 5 hours. Once we left the skinny roads winding around the lake it was freeway all the way, with a good smattering of tunnels! Love the freeways. Italians are great "weavers" - in and out out of traffic and across lanes constantly. Mostly going faster than the 130 speed limit. They love flashing their lights at you, driving right up close behind you, and generally bullying their way through. Doesn't take long to ...
... on to Volpaia (way up in the hills of Tuscany) where we had lunch of home made ravioli (awesome) and veal involtini (rolled beef stuffed with cheese) yummy !! washed down with a couple of glasses of local Chianti red which was all so very wonderful.
I think Brucey has organised a chef to come in to villa tonight to cook me dinner so will have to have a little siesta before then. Will post more pics of dinner later.
... sign or not but we went with it. We met up with a few other small groups of people who were also doing the horseback riding, were packed into vans, and hit the road. I am pretty sure Italians are the worst drivers of all time! The line in Under the Tuscan Sun is so true - traffic laws are more like suggestions. We were driving in the middle of the road going at least 80. I was a little nervous at some points but we made it there in one piece, so I guess I don't have any ...