Agriturismo Il Molinello
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- Breakfast Available
- Reduced mobility rooms
- Outdoor pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
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Travel Blogs from Asciano
... 10 of the 17 districts of Siena. The riders and horses are selected randomly. The Palio and Siena can be seen in the James Bond Movie, Quantum of Solace. I have included a postcard with a picture of the Palio. The Piazza was built around 1300, It is impressive to stand in this great plaza and understand that it has been standing for over 700 years. The architecture is unusual because the buildings go around in a circle and different sections of the buildings are convex and ...
Having said a sad farewell to Jules, Mark and Erin, we left the Amalfi and Sorrento coast and headed back up through Italy to spend a couple of nights in Tuscany in an old Villa hotel called Casa Volpi, en route to the Dolomites. The weather has been kind to us again and we had a nice day exploring Arezzo town, on our only full day here before heading north into the ...
... now hay is being mowed from first light to sunset
The house we are renting is atop one of the hills behind a gate. There are a number of units in a refurbished farm which had been derelict in the 1980's. Our unit is bright and airy, combining old beams, brick, and vaulted ceilings with modern comforts and conveniences. There is a custom tiled shower and one of the bedrooms has a powder room which is great for two couples. Since we are out ...
... its jockey.
Its a no holds barred winner take all race. We were two weeks too soon.
A jazz concert was being performed in a bar across town. Arrived on time at 21.00 to then realise we were in Italy, so sat back and enjoyed a drink while the performers assembled themselves. There were several groups to play, all slightly different but all delivering great jazz. The only disconcerting observartion was that we were the oldest people there!
... Plague wiped out the population and the project was abandoned after only a few generations of work. Now the spiral staircases within the walls serve to deliver tourists to a top section of the wall for a view of the city. Great repurposing! We next visited a restoration and creation shop for stained glass. This business restores many of the renaissance windows in Siena and also repairs or takes commissions from around the world. (Including many in the US and Canada) ...