Hotel Tre Stelle
Travel Blogs from Montepulciano
... pan fried rabbit with olives and roasted potatoes. Dolci was a torte. She paired each course with a different wine from this area. We learned new recipes and techniques that we, (mostly Tom) will be able to make again when we return home.
After our siesta, we walked up the hill from where we are staying into Montalcino. It's a quaint little town with amazing views. Looking forward to exploring more of Tuscany tomorrow.
... with lots of outdoor restaurants in several busy Piazzas. We also drove to Le Celle of St. Francis. It was a monastery built about 1211 by St. Francis and his followers as a place to come and pray. The "cells" were big enough for a bed, table and chair. Currently there are 7 Friars who live there and practice the teachings of St. Francis. It was a beautiful place just to walk through the forest and enjoy nature. When we arrived at our bed and breakfast, the woman knew ...
Kevin got up early to go to the laundermat so we could do a little laundry. Thanks Kevin!! Had breakfast at the Trattoria owned by the same people as the hotel. It was a buffet with lots of choices. After breakfast we did a little shopping and then checked out. Off to ...
Atop a volcanic butte in the Paglia River Valley is Orvieto. Spectacular from any and every angle. Vertical cliffs shoot skyward, with the city walls appearing as an extension of these cliffs. The church spires and towers strain higher still.
Since Etruscan times the high plateau on the butte has attracted settlement. Relics of their life have been found throughout the city and the necropolis at the base of the cliffs has provided ...
... asked for my driver's license, and then let me go, only to pull over the next passing car. Perhaps I was speeding (though I was going with the flow of traffic and was not going over the limit the gps claimed existed on that road), or perhaps whatever his concern was it wasn't wroth trying to explain to a non-Italian speaker. Who knows. We continued on...only to discover that we'd been driving completely the wrong direction for half an hour or ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility