Villa il Poggio
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Kids activities or Babysitting
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... allotted time, up we went. I was shocked to see that it is hollow - just one giant void all the way up. The staircase spirals inside the outer wall and it is a weird feeling climbing up and down on the slippery marble steps. Our carves were still feeling the pain from our hike the day before and I was very pleased to make it down in one piece (especially with my track record!) Great experience and yes, we shot off a couple of archetypal tourist ...
... and take in its vineyards interspersed with forest and olive groves. They also make olive oil but a pest infection in 2014 has meant reduced production recently. I was very cross with myself for forgetting my camera
After the tour, we enjoyed a delicious meal served in a beautiful dining room, with a different wine for every course and ending with grappa. That was the only thing I wasn’t keen on but John seemed to enjoy it!! My favourite was the Vinsanto dessert ...
... eat, and it was a madhouse there. It didn't start out well because all the smokers were standing outside and you had to walk by them to get in. The smell made me nauseous, and there were ashes and cigarette butts around the food and drinks, and it just didn't sit well. You just don't see that in the states anymore. We couldn't even figure out which line to get in to order. Wanted a Pepsi to settle my stomach, but no ice to be found:(. I could hurt ...
... and grab some pastries from a shop to take with us while traveling to Montepulciano. A quick ride to the train station ( because now we have figured how to get out of town) and off to our next town. When we arrived to Montepulciano there appeared to be a carnival in town. Rides were set up near the train station with booths selling food. Up the hill we peddled past more vineyards until we reached the really ...
... for said chicken and potatoes. No surprise - it's still delicious! Now for a visit to a few of Siena's major sites.
Since we're right around the corner, we first visit the Palazzo Pubblico - Siena's City Hall for almost 800 years and symbol of Siena's power during its struggle with Florence for dominance over Tuscany. Housed within its walls is the Museo Civico (Civic Museum), which ...