Travel Blogs from Radda in Chianti
Another 7am wakeup time was killing us, but we both weren't willing to chop anything out of the schedule. We started with breakfast at our Villa and were not disappointed. Delicious espresso served to us on the patio that overlooked miles of rolling hills and vineyards. What a way to start a day! This day was to cover central Tuscany – San …
Ahhh, great day to start with a hangover. This was the most wine extensive day of our trip and I tapped myself out the night before. However, I have the heart of a drinking champion (Century Club '05) and I sucked it up and prepared for the day ahead. Today’s itinerary was Southern Tuscany, which was more of the hills and valleys I had …
This was the most strenuous day in terms of driving and hitting sites. We both refused to compromise and decided to do it all! After going through hell trying to find our car rental location in Villa Borghese (extra fun with 90 lbs of luggage), we were finally on the road. [Side note, I really confirmed that Anthony is in fact Italian by the way he …
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We moseyed back to find Massimo at work in his cellar. He invited us in to have a look around and took the time to talk us through the whole process. He then showed us his latest hobby - honey and the different flavours he was working with - chestnut was a unanimous favourite. We even got a show bag to take away from our mini tour - a 3 litre silver one with a tap filled directly from the barrel for ...
... in a restaurant! The hosts were so pleasant. Carla would have spent days preparing the meal. Simone interpreted well during the evening so we could understand and he chauffered us back to where we were staying. Saving a steep stagger back to our apartment was quite appreciated! I actually asked Simone if they really ate like that every night. He said no, usually just one course which explains why they weren't all enormous barrels!
Next day was warm ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center