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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
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Incredible lightening storm in the early morning so we weren't sure if the tour would go ahead but fortunately the weather was good enough to start and by the time we arrived the sun was out. We visited three of the five villages moving between them by ...
... of the stone steps and seats are still there as well part of the stage with Roman columns. In the same area, a Roman Bath was built when the theater was abandoned at the end of the 3rd century AD. Both of these areas were interesting to see.
Volterra followed the new faith of Christianity and at the fall of the Roman Empire, 476 AD, it was already the center of a large diocese. The Cathedral of Volterra is the Basilica Cathedral of Santa ...
... were all the side alleys. We decided to stop for lunch in one of the backstreets and had another amazing meal of spaghetti pesto, pasta and cheese (Italian style), wild boar in rosemary gravy (Tuscany speciality), rocket salad and of course a Margarita pizza. At this stage we were feeling full and decided it was time to head to Greve in Chianti where we will stay for the next 3 days
... farmhouse and there is only the name of the establishment and the email address. There is no phone number or street address and all contact I have had previously has been by email. We drive further along the road to a bar/cafe where locals are outside drinking and socialising. An attempt is made to explain our predicament and enquire as to where the farmhouse may be. The man with no teeth seems to think it is further to the north, whilst the boy in ...
Today is our first day of real exploration into the Tuscan countryside and we have chosen the ancient town of Volterra to start our adventure. Getting to Volterra is a journey in itself because though it isn't that far in kilometres, the roads twist and turn their way around the sides and up and down the extraordinary hills that litter this magnificent part of Italy. They are very narrow and very busy, necessitating gear changes and brake applications every ...