Agriturismo Il Belvedere
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... the16th century and kept by the family until the end of the 19th century. Our room is in the servants quarters of the time and breakfast is either served in their converted barn or on the patio which overlooks a panoramic view of the vineyards and olive groves surrounding the property. If this is true to the reviews, this is going to be another incredible few days! I am already imagining a Jane Austen novel… I know, wrong ...
... in the paddocks! Volterra is where they also did filming for the Twilight movie New Moon.
We loved Volterra but were even more pleasantly surprised when we reached San Gimignano - a beautiful little medieval town, and of course more steps to climb there with the village ...
... through the caves with a guide. They dont allow photos down in the caves, we assumed because it would damage the formations. But during the walk they took group photos of us " you can purchase your photo on the way out" we were told. Hmm, everyone starting sneaking in a few photos then, including the Hassells! The caves were beautiful and well worth the visit. It is the biggest cave system ...
... go. There were 15 of us and Elio our guide. First we went to a winery where Mario the vineyard owner who speaks no English gave us a run down on his wine and the wine making process. He is known for Brunello a famous wine that can only be made in this particular area and must be made by strict rules. The wine is fermented and cellared for 5 years so the current Brunello for tasting is from 2006 or less. The winery has been in the family for 400 years. Mario ...
... studied viticulture and are establishing their own vineyard in Cornwall. They are all good company.
Its not my first visit to Siena. Last time I was here (2005) was to attend the Palio, probably one of the greatest events in the world. This happens twice a year in July and August and has been happening in its current form since 1656. Its a extraordinary pageant and bareback horserace that takes place in the Piazza del Campo, the ...