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We stayed at Porta Castallana for 4 nights in September 2011. It is beyond charming. Annalisa, our host, was the best B&B host we've ever experienced. She was helpful, generous and took care of our every need. This 3 room B&B is picture perfect from...More
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Porta Castellana. Pros: great breakfast, exceptional value, very welcoming host, comfortable rooms and beds & is located in beautiful Montalcino. Cons: difficult to find & dim lighting in bathroom for makeup application.
I would have no problem recommending this...More
Although only a one bed, with ensuite,this B&B was very nice. It is situated in a very quiet part of town and at the bottom of a very steep street. The owner was extremely pleasant and spoke great english.Breakfast was served in the garden. There...More
We stayed here while on our honeymoon for 4 nights (June 28-July 1). Our room was wonderful. Very romantic and nice and cool. It is located right within the town so you can easily walk everywhere. Our hostess Dida was a treasure. She was so...More
We stayed at Porta Castellana in May and had a wonderful time. Our room was very clean and comfortable. The patio was a great place to sit in the evenings and enjoy a glass of wine. Annalisa was extremely friendly and helpful in providing us...More
We hired a driver to take us from Florence to Siena where we picked up the rental car and drove to Montalcino. Since it was our first time driving in Europe we were a little nervous about driving from Florence although after... More
We hired a driver to take us from Florence to Siena where we picked up the rental car and drove to Montalcino. Since it was our first time driving in Europe we were a little nervous about driving from Florence although after driving around the Tuscan towns for a week we did return the car in Florence. I found it very helpful to use the Rick Steves forum on Italy to get answers about the things you should know about driving in Italy. It is a little more complicated than driving in the States.