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Str. Comunale di S.Galgano,, 151, 53012 Località San Galgano, Chiusdino SI, Italy
Medieval enthusiast? Adore Italian countryside? Then look no further. Nestled in the hills of Tuscany, a short drive from Siena, lies San Galgano, a spectacular, almost perfectly intact ruin of a 12th century Cistercian monastery. Behind it lies...
3 Broad St, Hay-on-Wye, Hereford HR3 5DH, UK
As a writer, it seemed natural that I visit Hay-On-Wye, the UK’s book capital and home to its no.1 literary festival. Sitting snuggly on the border - half the town is in Wales, the other half in England- it is just a tiny village of 1500 locals....
Place Adolphe Guillon, 89450 Vézelay, France
Why in a remote French village in Burgundy did so many major medieval events take place and draw the attention of kings, queens, pilgrims and even Picasso? What is it about Vézelay that inspired the start of both the 2nd and 3rd crusades? And how...
Gesandtenstraße 12, 93047 Regensburg, Germany
In Regensburg, Germany’s best-preserved medieval town, lies the charming, historic Hotel Bohemian. Situated on one of the centre’s main cobblestoned streets, its charismatic owner, Jürgen, graciously offers me a glass of festive Prosecco while I...
In Bucharest’s bustling city centre, the Novotel is stimulating the taste buds of tourists and locals with the launch of their new vibrant restaurant, Winestone. As you settle back against the purple glow of the bar, the experience here is...
Via S. Vitale, 53, 40125 Bologna BO, Italy
In the historic university quarter of Bologna’s majestic city you can learn to cook the best Italian meal your hands will have ever created. Your 'Cucina Italiana' experience will be under the guidance of professional chef, Rita Mattioli, a...
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