Tag Archives: Tuscany

A Day Trip in Tuscany

While the toscani successfully defended their hill towns for centuries, it took just three days for us to capitulate our reign over Castiglion del Bosco. The sword over our heads was the mere threat of another Amex swipe; those luxury suites and spectacular … Continue reading

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3 Hours and 35 Years in Montalcino

We could have remained cocooned at Castiglion del Bosco forever, but after a few days the weather cleared and the sun came out and the Via Francigena beckoned. The road, which stretches from Canterbury, England all the way to Rome, has … Continue reading

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In Tuscany: Kings of the Castiglion

There is a saying about the pleasure of doing nothing and resting afterwards. It is serious work, not to be undertaken lightly, and after decades of searching, we found the perfect setting for it: the exquisite Castiglion del Bosco in … Continue reading

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