Classic Hotel Tulipano
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- Minbar in room
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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So, we drove north and are now in Tuscany. We stopped at Orvieto, which is an Italian Hill Town. There are many hill towns in Tuscany and Umbria, particularly the former. They were built during the middle ages as defensive structures due to the constant small time warfare and raiding. So, this massive Roman Empire is reduced to sibling squabbling. But there are attractive sights left for us.
In Orvieto, the church is rated by some as the most beautiful ...
... beads. This town also suffered as a result of the 1997 quake, and much of it has been rebuilt as in Spello. So again the place is very clean and tidy, and the place has a "new" feeling about it, making it feel touristy, like an amusement park that has been refurbished. But there are lots of original old buildings to see and explore. The two significant buildings are the Rocca Maggiore and the Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi. The Rocca Maggiore is a fort ...
... on centuries old smooth cobblestones.
The Swiss-cheese ground beneath Civita is honeycombed with ancient cellars, perfect for storing wine, and Etruscan tombs. A pre-Roman tunnel below the town apparently doubled as a bomb shelter in World War II. We went into one of the Etruscan caves, very big, well planned and like an underground house, it was used as an oil mill and wine storage facility all those years ago. ...
... the outskirts.
Could I continue? Yes. But even though I love my bike, I'm glad to be jumping off and am looking forward to being a tourist, wandering around Rome with David.
What's next? The days of being able to do these epic trips are waning as the years roll by but I am seriously tempted by the idea of cycling next year from Paris to Moscow. Anyone interested? Chrissie x
... of the wine barrels and tasted one. Although it can only be so bad if there's wine which was very good. I just didn't feel the same passion or interest in the guide all though he was an owner just seemed less interested in showing us all the elements. The wine was good so it wasn't a totally bust! The unexpected surprise of the afternoon was the appetizers. A woman who we thought was the grandma broughts some apps. There was cheese, bread, salami and ...