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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


Val d'Orcia Daytrip

I wrote an email a while ago about my daytrip from Firenze to the Val d’Orcia with my friend Shannon. I’ve sent that same email so many times to friends planning to visit Toscana that I thought it would make a great blog post. 697 more words


Tuscany 2013: day 4: San Gimignano – Colle Val D’Elsa – Monteriggioni – Sovicille – San Gimignano

Disclaimer: in 2013, my boyfriend and I went to Tuscany for a week, where we wanted to explore the landscape by means of a Vespa. We were given four day trips (no GPS involved, just regular drawn instructions, which meant I gave the directions and the boyfriend drove the Vespa), all of which started in the centre of San Gimignano, where we stayed at a hotel nearby. 270 more words


Monteriggioni - Siena, Tuscany, Italy

The countryside stretching from Florence to Siena is varied, with rolling hills giving way to valleys. This is Chanti, an area known in the World for its wine, landscape and art treasures. 397 more words


Assassin's Creed - Brother-Hood: The Review

Developers: Ubisoft Montreal
Publishers: Ubisoft
Plot: Ezio is sent reeling from a surprise assault from the Borgias family, losing the Apple of Eden in the process. 852 more words


Day 41&42: Badia Isola to Siena to Ponte d'Arbio

Yesterday the boys and I started early to go to Monteriggioni which is an old village up a hill and then walk for ages, coming by a pretty cattle and stopping at a rest place for pilgrims to get to Siena, a very beautiful city along the way. 284 more words