Grand Hotel Delle Rocche
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... Order in a small monastery in the 13th century. It is situated right below where he lived in a cave and small dwelling prior to becoming Pope at the age of 79. There was an abbey built on the site which was destroyed by an earthquake so a new one was built in the 18th century. It was deconsecrated in the 19th century and served as a hospital, poorhouse, prison of war and normal prison until 1992. It is most likely there were ...
Throw in the occasional blue lake and the picture is complete. It was simply stunning. The town was very cultured with a couple of jewellery shops where I treated myself to a ring that was made by the old man who sold it to me. He is the 13th generation of his family to work in the shop. It was fascinating. We also bought a scarf and a wall hanging made from local wool from a charming talented lady.
... I think they heard their own heart echoing. Above that on the hill was a monastery with a quite austere chapel. Derek climbed a hill and visited a hilltop castle where the walls were quite intact but with no roof. We then drove a short distance to a quite empty-feeling village where we went to the restaurant of a scientist who has specialised in growing old grains. She looked a bit like a peasant with missing teeth ...
... down in a square in Milan.
It was wild rocky country and is ski fields in winter. It was cold up there with chilly wind.
We took about an hour and a half to return through villages, wild landscape and fields. It is a very picturesque part of Italy. A varied and very enjoyable day....again.
Dinner was at the monastery and was four courses. The prosciutto has been varied and very good. Dinner was very tasty but too much food. Bed at 11pm.
... It was very interesting through beautiful valleys with villages on hilltops. The road would have cost a fortune to build as it was mostly through tunnels or over bridges. We stopped for lunch at a truck stop type place and ate panini we had bought in a gorgeous little deli in Sorrento. The weather remains warm and sunny, 25 degrees most days.
We are staying in a monastery called Monestero-Fortezza Di Santo Spirito D'Ocre above the town ...