A recent trip to Italy provided me 5 days in Tuscany to sample the regional delights: wine, food and eye-catching physical beauty.
Montalcino: the home of Brunello. Need I truly write any more? Ok, I will. The ubiquitous description is "a beautiful, hilltop town in Tuscany." But, as all the towns (and roads, and country houses, and sheds and seemingly, even the trees) are all perched on hills, one must stretch beyond the prevalent caricature and go deeper. So here goes... Montalcino is a really beautiful hilltop town in Tuscany! I mean, just check-out these photos: