Walking Around Montalcino

I spent a pleasant afternoon walking around the walled city of Montalcino, Italy this week…

Montalcino Italy

home to the famous Brunelli wine…

Montalcino Italy

beautiful streetscapes…

Montalcino Italy

Montalcino Italy

alluring shop entrances…

Montalcino Italy

sounds of children playing pulled me in…

Montalcino Italy

I’m loving all the vertical planting…

Montalcino Italy

Our driver for the day grew up in Montalcino and took us to the wine shop where he was formerly employed…

Montalcino Italy

we were treated to a wine tasting of the famous Brunelli wine…

Montalcino Italy

the shop was quaint…

Montalcino Italy

autographs adorned the walls…

Montalcino Italy

cork topped tables for propping up while tasting…

Montalcino Italy

the floor in part of the shop created with old wooden wine cases…

Montalcino Italy

Montalcino Italy

Montalcino Italy

most interesting water fountain…

Montalcino Italy

Montalcino Italy

there’s nothing like the colors in Tuscany…

Montalcino Italy

Montalcino Italy

rooftop garden…

Montalcino Italy

you meet the most interesting people along the way…

Montalcino Italy

Montalcino Italy

and I can always find a pup to pet…

Montalcino Italy

Arrivederci!

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Comments

  1. I love your pictures! Italy was one of our favorite side trips when we lived in Germany. You captured the charm of the smaller, less known villages well! Thank you. 🙂

    • mnestorc@aol.com says:

      So glad to have you following along. There are so many of these picturesque spots in Italy!

  2. It’s so beautiful, Marsha. Love seeing the character of the villages and the greenery is amazing! Happy Wednesday!