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Monteriggioni-Siena-Volterra

The theme for today was, walled towns & staying alive on the Tuscan roads. While the towns & cities aren’t far apart in distance, the roads and the strange speed limits mean it can take a little bit longer. 107 more words

Photography

Monteriggioni, Italy: 2012 (pics)

The train station

Up on the hill in the distance

The long hot walk to Monteriggioni

Just a stroll through the grape fields and we’ll be there… 256 more words

Monteriggioni, Italy: 2012 (pics)

The train station

Up on the hill in the distance

The long hot walk to Monteriggioni

Just a stroll through the grape fields and we’ll be there… 256 more words

Out and About

One of the reasons for choosing Florence as a base for our month long adventure was its convenient access to bus and train terminals which made day trips very doable. 373 more words

Travel

To retouch or not to retouch

A few years ago we found ourselves in the hiiltop town of Monteriggioni about 20 minutes north of Siena. It was late in the afternoon and there was a view through the Eastern gate looking out across the Tuscan countryside that just had to be photographed. 201 more words

Holiday

Monteriggioni (to Castellina Scalo train station)

Examination marking takes a mental and physical toll on a teacher…Teachers are used to standing and walking, but the past week found me sitting at my table grading away with power naps in between, and only later did i realize that i haven’t moved from my seat for three hours or more, and it actually hurt to get up. 138 more words

Italy

5 Reasons to add Monteriggioni to Your Tuscan Vacation

Monteriggioni is a small medieval village, idyllically situated on the top of a hill, still surrounded by an entirely intact, formidable wall. It is on the medieval road, Via Francigena, a famous pilgrimage route that connects Rome to France and Canterbury. 64 more words

Italy