Travel Blogs from Citta di Castello
On July 3 we drove to Gorganza castle in the middle of nowhere in Tuscany, Italy. It is a castle converted into a hotel. There we checked in, unpack and changed to go to the pool. At the pool we saw Alex Donovan, from my baseball team!!! He was traveling with the Stanford alumni family vacation group. We didn't even think that we would see anybody we knew. I guess it's a small world after all! ...
... in I had to help dad navigate to the airport, as Georgie needed to drop her hirecar off there. It was pretty quick and we didn't get lost and soon returned home. Shortly after returning we went out for lunch. We walked a bit through Perugia, which is all really old and beautiful, and very hilly, with many old steps and bridges and arches. We got panini in the main square, which made me feel a bit sick for some reason. After lunch we went to visit mum and dad's ...
Another hilltop town today however Cortona is the town where large chunks of Under the Tuscan Sun were filmed. I was sort of hoping my trip would have worked out like that story, but no. We had a nice day wandering around, enjoyed another great lunch and ...
... aan op onze eerste geplande halte in Umbriė, nl. Cittą di Castello.
De camping, "La Montesca", op 3,5 km van Cittą di Castello, is een terrassencamping hoog op een heuvel. De auto moet de caravan over 3km 160 meter hoger brengen, over een smalle, erg steile bergweg de beboste heuvel op. Boven hebben we een erg mooi uitzicht over de vallei en de stad Cittą di Castello.
We worden zeer vriendelijk ontvangen op de camping. Na de lange ...
... to another, bigger, one. With this confirmation that a train was actually going to Cortona, my rommates also bought tickets.
We ran back to the platform and looked around for the right train. Still didn't know what the heck was going on. So my brave room mate Cara hopped on a stopped train and sort of asked, in Italian, where those lovely people were going. Well they just looked at the two of us like we were Avatars or ...
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service