Albergo Villa Marina

Via Della Valle, 30, Chianciano Terme, Tuscany, 53042, Italy | Hotel
Prices starting from $66.00
 

Travel Blogs from Chianciano Terme

A Taste of Tuscany

A travel blog entry by elaineandtom

18

... 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.

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Italian Birthday Adventures

A travel blog entry by elaineandtom

27

... 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 ...

Orvieto underground

A travel blog entry by pwhalen

22

... outside the city walls. Quite pleasant till the rain started! Fortunately, we weren't too far from Porta Maggiore, so were able to re-enter the city. No umbrella so I'd been hugging the walls till we found a cafe, and just in time, as the heavens opened. It poured and hailed.....shades of Ronda! Rather enjoyed sipping coffee and watching poor unfortunates dash through the rain.

Once the rain reduced to a slight drizzle, ...

The Palio - Qualifying Race....Wow....

A travel blog entry by cpottinger

24

... obviously.

Once I entered the piazza, I gasped. There were so many people! I exited as quickly as I could from the wrong procession and found my way to the rail to see the race. For about an hour, the different contrade would shout and sing their anthems to the other contrade to express their pride in their neighborhood. As the time for the race neared, the way that they cleared the track was to have large groups of ...

Crappy maps

A travel blog entry by travelsofmarty

10

... the language barrier. The lady is quite helpful and we muddle through, I have to buy a box, which apparently I can't pay her for, but have to pay someone else, then they only take cash. The whole process takes about half an hour, but I am glad that stuff is no longer in my pack. It will take about two months through surface mail and I will be home before it arrives. I get back to the B&B and we are about to leave, the cleaning lady comes in like the Gestapo telling us ...

Location

This hotel, located on Via Della Valle, 30, Chianciano Terme, is near Historic Centre of the City of Pienza, Contucci Cantine, Terme di Chianciano, and Terme di Montepulciano.
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