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 ...
Had dinner in the square in the center of Montepulciano. It was a wonderful meal on a very pleasant night. So cool compared to Sorrento!!! After we walked back to our hotel and got some gelato on the way. Wouldn't want miss a day without ...
... the Assumption, mainly known as the Duomo. Wow. The Rose window, frescoes, statues, relics of a miracle, marble floor inset with biblical and mythological scenes. We had barely begun to absorb the extensive display of art and history when a service began. Obviously quite an event as presided over by a cardinal supported by serial bishops. Most impressive. At the end of the service, the cardinal led the procession of the faithful outside ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed