Hotel Villa Tavolese
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... even though they’re out of season. Dad says they didn’t used to do this. He says unless you could grow something in your back garden and serve it, it wasn’t served.
However, we have still enjoyed some delicious meals. My favourite was a local trattoria (a traditional Italian eating establishment, less formal than a ‘ristorante’, but more formal than an ‘osteria’), we found just by luck, ...
We picked up the hire car, a little fiat from Siena and set off for our Tuscan villa. Already feeling frazzled from Florence, driving in Italy is a little stressful and confusing at first as you figure out signs, ZTL zones and directions. As we left Siena we made our way to San Quirico D'Orcia first for supplies. I had found out that our villa has a full kitchen and barbecues outside as well. We were craving fresh ...
We have a three hour ride (via charter bus) to a beautiful villa & vineyard in Trequanda, Tuscany.
On the bus.. Exiting the tunnel, the fog encloses the lush rolling hills. The mystifying fog accentuates the beauty that is Italy.
6 km away and the day begins to burn off the fog. The sun peaks through and overwhelms the country side. I wouldn't say ...
... bus. We followed the main route through town, across the Arno, and back to Pisa Centrale station. We enjoyed walking though the "real" Pisa, not just the main attraction of the leaning tower, which Rich described as Venice on steroids.
There were quite a few people gathered on Track #8 and we feared not finding seats. When the train pulled up, we noticed open windows and feared another sauna train. But, as luck would have it, we found seats and ...
... So of course I didn’t have time! Dammit!!!
The bus was there and so we had to board. Bugger! Oh well. It was a luxury coach too, air conditioning and comfy seats. Thank god!!!
We were told the tour would be reversed. We would go to Monteriggioni first up, instead of last. There was a festival on there later so we had to get in before that.
The drive there was stunning! Going through the Tuscan countryside and the hills.. the scenery was ...