Montepulciano ~ is a small medieval hill town, known worldwide for its wine. Among Italy's best small towns, Seina Province,Tuscany, Italy
A Miracle on the Veneto: the Astonishing Restoration of a Neglected Castle
Catajo Castle, one of the largest in Italy, has 350 rooms, staircases for horses, (no need to dismount to reach the piano nobile!), a courtyard which was flooded to stage miniature naval battles, formal gardens, and important frescoes.