Day 6. Arezzo. Arezzo dates back to Etruscan times and is home to the Saracen joust of Arezzo that dates back to the Middle Ages. In fact, they still hold this annual tournament in the square. Arezzo has a beautiful, central park Vistas for days All. The. Food. Some ambiance and a goofy kid. ArezzoContinue reading “Italy Day 6”
Day 5. Lucignano. A small group of us went to Lucignano, an elliptical medieval village. We were there the last day of the Maggiolata Festival. Sadly, the festival was an evening event but we enjoyed how the village was decorated. You can read more about the festival here. Lunch with a view. And the food.Continue reading “Italy Day 5”
Day 4. Montalcino The boys and I visited Montalcino. It’s a charming town that has likely been around since Etruscan times, with it first being noted in historical documents in 814 AD. The fortress is in the middle of some renovations. Spectacular views. Smiling family. And always, the food. Hidden gems all over the city.
Day 3. Pienza Day 3 took everyone to Pienza. It is home to Pope Pius II and a UNESCO World Heritage site. Pretty cool. Everything in Italy is so old, and was a privilege it was to be able to see any of it. Truly. There was a man singing opera just to the rightContinue reading “Italy Day 3”
Day 2. San Giovanni D’Asso Day 2 was spent hanging out around the Villa so everyone had a little time to adjust to the jet lag. I found a few more things around the Villa that interested me. The floor and the door. Our bedroom had some lovely, framed needlework in it. The town isContinue reading “Italy Day 2”