Category Archives: Beyond Tuscany

Beyond Tuscany – Lerici, Liguria

As the New Year starts I find myself looking back over  2011 and I’ve realised there were many other places I meant to share and didn’t get the chance at the time. January is a quieter month  so I thought … Continue reading

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Beyond Tuscany – The Cinque Terre- an unusually short day trip!

This Wednesday we made one of our craziest day trips, one that shouldn’t have worked or been possible yet ended up as a brilliant day. I love visiting the Ligurian coast, rugged and dramatic, yet easily reached from northern Tuscany.  … Continue reading

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Beyond Tuscany – Orvieto, Umbria.

Awesome! In the true meaning of this rather misused word. The cathedral at Orvieto inspires awe.  And to be this awesome to me, in 2011, and living in Italy (and therefore having seen many, many churches and cathedrals by now!) … Continue reading

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Beyond Tuscany – Bomarzo, Lazio

Now this chap is definitely a monster! He’s the ogre of Bomarzo and you can go inside his big dark mouth and sit on the stone bench.The park is known as the ‘monster park’ or parco dei mostri, but I … Continue reading

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Beyond Tuscany – Civita di Bagnoregio, Lazio

Pictures of Civita di Bagnoregio and the story of ‘The dying town’ had captured my interest and for a while now it has been on my mental list of ‘want to see’ places. It did not disappoint. The tiny crumbling … Continue reading

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Beyond Tuscany – Lake Bolsena

Running a B&B means we don’t plan holidays! Ironic in that we rely on others planning and booking their trips to Tuscany.  But for us we just have to grab any little gaps in the calendar when we can. This … Continue reading

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