Sovana Hotel & Resort
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- Continental Breakfast
- Minbar in room
- Non-smoking hotel
- Swimming pool
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
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... and sick. Last but not least the apparent campsite was non-existent and the only alternative was a dusty carpark with weird people asleep on old mattresses in the middle of the day. Convinced this was not the place to stay we decided to follow the 5 euro shuttle, it turns out, about 1km to the baths (pre this moment we had tried and failed to find them!). Accompanied by a large number of Italians we decided to hit up the free public Thermal baths of Saturnia, cascading ...
... If you have ever seen the movie, 'Babette's Feast, ' that's what this meal and most every meal has been like. Plus you spend hours just enjoying the experience. They never rush you, you almost have to beg for your check everywhere and even then after you ask - it's like 30 minutes later before the check comes. After the cheese tour of tours we drove to the hill town of Pienza. What a treat that little medieval village was. As fate would have it, they were having a cheese ...
We left Chianti and drove the beautiful countryside to Val d'Orcia. We arrived in Pienza and found our favorite lunch spot. Ah, but we forgot the size of the wine pour and their bruschetta . Two people could eat and drink from one order, and still leave food on their plates.
We head to Pietramonti , but the directions are tough. After a few tries and dead end roads where we test Dave's reverse skills, we have arrived! We are in time ...
... and so historic!! Headed back and along the way decided to have dinner at the restaurant Catrina from the first stop we made the other day had made Ristorante Fattoria Pulcino. Over all we weren't too impressed! So back to Montepulciano we go caught the end of another beautiful sunset. Then we grabbed some of our wine we bought and went up to the Grand Piazza and sat outside on some tables and finished a blog then off to bed!!! ...
... beans from Brazil, 20% beans from Tanzania, roasted and ground in-house. Another interesting side-fact: our friend Sarah left for an African safari to none other than Tanzania 2 days before we did. Guide Sarah, Tanzanian beans.. weird coincidence.
From there, we went back to the shop for our final tastings. Our guide explained the custom behind Tuscan bread – this bread is made without salt. On purpose. So needless to say, the bread itself does not have very ...