Travel Blogs from Torrita di Siena
... was well worth the effort. There is beautiful old church and further up the hill an old fort that is part overgrown with ivy. It cost a few euros to enter, but it was worth the price. The fort has a commanding view of the countryside for 20 to 30 Kms in all directions. I could walk along the old battlements and you could feel the age and history of the place. As a bonus the castle was also used as an exhibition space and ...
... one of the back streets before looking for a restaurant. Jude was looking for one featured in a movie, that Therese had also eaten at. We found it but it was not offering what we had in mind, so we chose a simpler establishment that provided us with a mixed plate of meats and cheeses, washed down with nice white. After lunch we returned to Cortona and spent some more time exploring and doing a bit of ...
Went shopping in Siena today, and what a hot day for it. The town was packed, people walking along every street, so I can only imagine how crowded it might be during the Palio in August.
Looking for shoes, couldn't find any, found a dress instead, I'm happy.
Started to drive home right before sunset, so we were able to catch the hills of Tuscany change from golden to pink and all the colors between. I couldn't take my eyes off them, afraid I might ...
Back to Florence on the bus arriving back at the hostel around 4.30pm. Have been sitting on my bed catching up only blogs the last few hours, with my windows wide open listening to the sound of Italians excitedly chatting, looking at a pink sky sunset with the moon already out. Dinner in our room again eating leftover biscuits with brie, sliced cheese, vine tomatoes and a panna ...
... br> The trip to Sienna wasn't on the original agenda, so no reservations, for the first time this trip. We tried to set something up via the internet, but with sporadic access to wifi, it didn't work out. The place we ended up staying gave us a deal on a suite...we paid a little more but had room to practice our Tarantella. It had a balcony right on the street and was just a little way off of the main plaza in Sienna, ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility