Our last day in Tuscany was a trip through the wine community of Montalcino and then a wondrous afternoon atop Pienza, a Renaissance community built by Pius II. Here are some pictures:
Here’s Montalcino atop its own Tuscan hill:
A vineyard down the hillside from Montalcino:
From Pienza, a nice shot of the Tuscan hills:
Tuscan cheese, and I wish I could include the “fragrance”!
Our last two days were up near Switzerland, in Stresa. Here is dinner at “di Amici’s”:
We crossed the Swiss border and visited Ascona — a lovely setting: