I Casali di Caicocci
Travel Blogs from Umbertide
After Siena it is 'take a deep breath time'. The morning after the day before (Thursday), saw us head north-west to San Gimignano for a few days. San Gim features high on the list of 'visit able places' in this part of Italy. Coll and I visited there in 2000,.. our last holiday dedicated specifically to Italy. Our memories of the place were of a historic, beautiful town that boasted loads of fashion stores (both male and female),.. in fact, I purchased a suede bomber jacket on ...
... 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.
... 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 ...
Kevin got up early to go to the laundermat so we could do a little laundry. Thanks Kevin!! Had breakfast at the Trattoria owned by the same people as the hotel. It was a buffet with lots of choices. After breakfast we did a little shopping and then checked out. Off to ...
Had dinner in the square in the center of Montepulciano. It was a wonderful meal on a very pleasant night. So cool compared to Sorrento!!! After we walked back to our hotel and got some gelato on the way. Wouldn't want miss a day without ...
- Adjoining Rooms
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking