Hotel Tre Stelle
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
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Today we visited Siena, the birthplace of Saint Catherine. The city, as many of the ones we have already viisted, is a medieval one but this city no longer has its walls. It fought for many years with the people of Florence. It is famous for The Palio, which is a horse race that is held twice a year on July 2 and Aug 16. The people stand in the middle of the Piazza del Campo and on the outside edge and the ten horses race in between. The riders ride bareback and the 10 ...
... edge of a natural reserve area to the via Cassia for the drive back to Viterbo through the Tuscan landscape. Stunning views whereever the eye lands. The via Cassia often crosses the via Francigena which is an ancienty, but still active pilgrims path from France to Rome. This pilgrims path also goes through Viterbo. Along the way, we stop at some picnic tables at the top of a mountain for a snack. Our plan is to enjoy dinner in Viterbo so this little snack ...
... town and bought Tuscan tea towels, one for Mum and one for me Rainy afternoon, walked around the town (in circles), wine at Caffe Poliziano then to dinner Osteria Acquacheta: while all around us at Florentine steak we had picci with oil, garlic and chilli and gnocchi with pesto,then duck with balsamic, osso bucco and roast pear with ...
... We then went looking for coffee and free wifi as Christine and I wanted to get our photos downloaded onto our iPads so we could finish our blogs. Found the best wifi yet at a little cafe - it was very speedy. The weather was looking rather wet but we had decided to visit the hilltop village of Montepulciano south of Siena and close to the Umbria border. After a kiwi tiki tour on back roads through the rain and ...
... il Riccio. We're amused to note that every family here has it's own court of arms - this family had a hedgehog symbol everywhere, including a carved wooden version in our room. Montepulciano is best know for it's wine - the Vino Nobile red. As we walked around the town today, we entered a large wine cellar and saw the gigantic oak barrels housed there. We're excited to explore the town tomorrow and look forward to sampling the Vino.