A Tuscany war story Podere Patrignone, 1944 Told by Mario Campatelli on 22 September 2007. He was 16 at the time of this story. On 29th December 1943, Poggibonsi was bombarded by the advancing Allied forces because it was a … Read More
The Patrignone Blog
Welcome to the Podere Patrignone blog, a medly of articles to give you ideas of things to do in Tuscany. Honestly, it’s more of a pin-board, than a blog, a place where we stick ideas and suggestions that might help you choose what to do when you visit Tuscany. Things like route options, places to visit, where to eat, places to buy wine. It’s all here. We’ve even added some foodie articles, so you replicate some of your favourite Tuscan dishes when you get home. Have fun.
All these articles have been written by us, using our own personal experience. Therefore, lots of opinion, and not everyone will agree with the way we see Tuscany. That’s OK. If you don’t see the world the way we do, there here are lots and lots of pages full of suggestions with a diffeent perspective. I’m sure you’ll find your own road to travel.
We produced this cute infographic to show the different approaches we take to eco-tourism, energy conservation, organic farming, and waste recycling here on our agriturismo in Chianti, Podere Patrignone. When we first came to Italy, some 10 years ago, we … Read More
The third day-trip in my series of Day-trips in Tuscany takes us to the east to visit some of the cuter, smaller villages that we love. You can take this route in either direction, depending on where you want to … Read More