Relais Poggio Ai Santi
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... mixed with tuna and we won't know the difference. When lunch time finally rolls around we are hungry and hot. We find a cute spot on the ocean front and park ourselves on the point. Kory opens the cans of tuna I had bought and was greeted with a surprise of tomato sauce, tuna, and peas......hahaha ewwwww. I laugh, and laugh and laugh some more, that explains why it was so darn CHEAP compared to all the other cans. For some reason the picture of tuna in red ...
There were still some things we wanted to see in Florence so we set aside yesterday for a second visit. Did the same thing again, up early, off to the train station at Poggibonsi, into Florence by 9am. The weather has started to turn a little cold in the mornings, was not expecting this so soon! Thought we had at least another week or two left but it is really starting to feel like autumn now. Hope there's a few ...
... to San Gimignano for a quick reccie, and dinner. We had heard that San Gimi was a town popular with the tourists. Again, a beautiful walled hill town famous for its many towers. Yep, people everywhere. We got there quite late in the day, and being Sunday we thought most people would be going. And they were pouring out of the town gateways but there were still plenty inside! I wouldn't like to be here in the height of the toursit season! ...
... we visited the Castiglione D'orchia close by. Perched atop a tall mountain, it looks like it was some kind of signal tower more than a true castle. Very imposing, but sadly we could not explore inside.
Finally, we finished the weekend with a trip into Montepulciano. This was the biggest city we traveled to over the weekend and is one of the best in the area for wine. Besides enjoying myself wandering down into all the cellars and seeing the barrels of wine, ...
... After finishing and waiting around a bit it was back on the bus and off to our next stop. We entered this beautiful estate and hour later and were told that the family who owned this vineyard also own Marlboro and other companies, so you can guess their wealth. After a brief talk about the history and vineyard, we were allowed down to their private wine cellar where the kept all their wines from past years along with their private collection. ...