Tagged Italy

Montefioralle

We’ve been visiting several of the beautiful hill towns in Chianti, but the one that is the most memorable is Montefioralle. We arrived there after driving up a long winding hill and parked in a beautiful shaded area at the base of the wall that surrounds the tiny village. Montefioralle is nestled in the heart…

Quick Stop In Milan

We added Milan to our itinerary, but only as a brief stop on the way to Tuscany last Saturday. Chris found a subway station in the outskirts of Milan (Molino Dorino) with a park and ride garage where we could leave the car for only a euro a day. Driving and parking in the city…

Lake Como

The last several days has been a whirlwind of driving, finding our way to Tuscany and settling into Villa Il Castellaccio. Wassen and the surrounding area was beautiful and relaxing. I’d love to visit more of the small mountain villages and especially return in the winter – to the places that are accessible. Several of…