Hotel Villa Pigna
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... as, plastic cups! The sun was just setting & the mountain chill was in the air, knew that we were all going to miss Norcia and its simplicity of life.
Tonight they had a special table set up for us, we were not in the main dining room, but just around the corner in a dimly lit room filled with candles. The breakfast room next to us was set up with elegant tables and soon our table mates arrived, who happened to be the ...
... before we saw a cashmere poncho on display outside of a shop. We went inside and each bought one.
The lay out of the town soon appeared, we had been dropped off at the top of the town & were heading down quaint cobblestone streets towards the center of the town. It was nice that the narrow streets were pedestrian only, I get so tired of getting out of the way for cars. After two hours of going in and out of shops we all decided that it ...
... all winter? We walked to the top of the hill & looked out onto the valley, absolutely beautiful.
Our next stop was a pig farm. The little piglets were so cute and it was tough imagining them being turned into bacon in a few months. Surprisingly the fat mama pigs were mean to these little guys & kicked them off the trough if they got in their way. The owner took us into his butcher shop where we tried a few of ...
... our tour.
The lady's name was also Irene & she took us around the vineyard & we watched the grapes being unloaded onto a conveyer belt of a machine that plucks the stems off of the grapes, quite the operation. My favorite part of any wine tour is seeing the barrels of wine, must have been Sock Monkey's favorite, too because we found him passed out on a barrel!
Now time for the wine tasting, was pleasantly surprised with their reds ...
... herding his goats & we could hear the sound of their little goat bells ringing. Then we found a small creek & I enjoyed standing next to the creek looking up at the town of Norcia & its church tower. The Apennines mountains were all around us & the air smelled so fresh, the countryside was so peaceful & beautiful.
It was time to get on the small bus & go truffle hunting, none of us had any idea of what to expect. Our drive was a ...