Under the Tuscan Sun: At Home in Italy - Under the Tuscan Sun: At Home in Italy Summary & Analysis

Frances Mayes
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In "Riva," Maremma, Frances and Ed decided one summer to visit parts of Tuscany they had yet to explore. They travel into what was known as Wild Tuscany, beginning their journey in Montalcino. After siesta, they visited a vineyard where they began to collect wines to keep at Bramasole. They visited a church built over eight hundred years before where Frances was annoyed by a group of chattering women before stopping in a local restaurant for a decadent meal. Next they visited Pitigliano, a village with a rich Jewish history. In Savano they explored Etruscan tombs built into a hillside. Next was Montemerano, a high castle town where they see a famous shrine before partaking in yet another decadent meal. The following morning they visited the hot waterfall in Saturnia. They visited more Etruscan tombs and museums in Tarquinia...

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