Residenza Santa Cecilia
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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Cooking class and lunch! Loved the cooking class, taught by the owner and the 2 chefs. We made; Focaccia Bread Zucchini tart Pasta Ravioli stuffed with smoked ricotta and fresh ricotta with fresh tomato sauce Guinea stuffed with sausage wrapped in pancetta Chocolate soufflé Then we ate.... OMG. So wonderful!!!! Suffered by the pool the rest of the ...
Day 3 of relaxing on the shores of the Med on the island of Elba, and....damn it's been tough....!
We have had to walk the 500m to the local village and buy some groceries, and have had a swim every 30 mins, ..and surprising how much colder the water is than yesterday, for no apparent reason....it was a warm night, yet today the water must be 2or 3 deg ...
... beautiful village and well-deserving of its tourist popularity.
It is hard not to miss the Pinocchio puppets that hang in virtually every shop doorway in many of these Tuscan villages. It took us a minute to realize that, of course, the names Pinocchio and Geppetto must be Italian! A quick search of the origins of the Pinocchio story confirmed this: it was written by Florentine author Carlo Collodi in the early 1880s and set ...
... known to the ancient Etruscans as Velathri and to the Romans as Volaterrae. It was an interesting place, and we spent some hours there. It is very old. The Church of San Francesco was closed but we did manage to get insude St Michele Church, another very ancient building. It was begun around 1259 and has been added to and restored many times since.
On a whim we decided to head over to Cecina, a seaside town to the west of Volterra. It is no ...
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We stayed at the only B&B during our travels. Villa Agnese was delightful and located just outside the old walls of the Medieval town of Lucca. Oh my gosh, what a fantastic history! A fairly quick jaunt around the town, dinner at a local restaurant - quite unusual and interesting beyond our homemade dinners. Wine, wine, all the time! The next morning we found our way to Volterra, Colle di Val d'Elsa, and our home away ...