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Italy Day 7: San Gimignano, Vernaccia, and Montenidoli

Today we started off by having a little breakfast on the patio at our wonderful bed & breakfast, Casa Bolsinina. It was bright, sunny, and pretty hot for the season. Fortunately, though, there was a nice breeze blowing through the courtyard. After some coffee and such, we drove about an hour northwest to San Gimignano. …

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Italy Day 5: Tuscany, a lovely B&B, and Siena

After four days in Rome, it was time to head northwest to Tuscany, which is arguably one of the best wine macroregions in the world. We checked out of the Assunta Domus hotel, and Alessandro (the inn keeper) hailed a taxi for us. We took the taxi to the Hertz car rental location near Borghese …

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Italy Day 1: Coperto, the Pantheon, Trevi’s Fountain, and fantastic food

Arriving at FCO airport in Rome, we were a little tired after the overnight flight, but thankfully there weren’t any problems! We waited for our luggage at bag claim (which, surprisingly, took nearly an hour), and then went to find our car. I had hired a car service through Fattori Car Service, and though it …

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