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... a restaurant
In the middle and a recreated medieval garden
Oro Medievale de' Pecci
Goats and chickens in the background
Gardens too and a pair of lovers
Making out on picnic benches
Eventually, we are back to our Inn
And a glass of white wine in the garden
A rest and then a short walk to
Boccon del Prete
Recommended and it is good, relaxed, simple
We start with ...
Warm scattered cloud- looks like rain 18 deg Breakfast at bnb was **** packaged food so went to local cafe for good coffee and brioche and nice sweet ricotta pastry. Walked 500m back to carpark and found way back to autostrada fairly easily - well signposted for a change. Amazing built up road winding road that turned back on itself to get up hill. Easy drive back to car rental yard- they charged extra ...
... and a death-defying experience for those transporting the stars and support cast to the town.
View from Volterra's rooftops. Note the elevation and imagine the roads getting there.
The square when the "Bella rescues Edward" scene was filmedThe famous clock tower is behind me. Hollywood set up a fountain in the middle of the square, but dismantled it afterward. For Twi-hard fans who would notice such things, that's why ...
... town and bought Tuscan tea towels, one for Mum and one for me Rainy afternoon, walked around the town (in circles), wine at Caffe Poliziano then to dinner Osteria Acquacheta: while all around us at Florentine steak we had picci with oil, garlic and chilli and gnocchi with pesto,then duck with balsamic, osso bucco and roast pear with ...
... as one doesn't mind steep hills and lots of stairs.
The cathedral sits on the highest point of land and the exterior is an astonishing green and white striped exterior. The floors were the most intricate mosaics we have ever seen. And sculptures by Michelangelo abound.
As spectacular as this cathedral is, in 1330 they decided to expand the church. But construction stopped after building one corridor ...