Grand Hotel Milano
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- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Continental Breakfast
- Minbar in room
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... a famous caffe here in Perugia, The Sandri cafe, serving pastries since 1860.
Perugia had a lovely feel and is all very beautiful.
And guess what ? We were issued with our visa's at our appt that afternoon !!!!! So we can now stay here legally for
12 months, although we have now been here already for over 5 months and leave Italy next week ...... Mamma Mia ...
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 ...
... in the sunshine while eating the first press Virgin Olive of olives that we had just picked. It was divine, a truly fantastic experience !!
The next day it was Panicale's Celebration of the 2015 Olive Oil Harvest - PanOlio. As usual Panicale does a great festival , this one was no exception. The Piazza and all of the village was dressed up with olive trees, branches and lots of vines. There were about 10 "cantinas" to visit . We wandered ...
... 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 enrichment of the soil in-between and beside plants and homeopathics were used to help control maximum production. It was fascinating to us!
We then toured the production both of their past and today and some talk of the future plans. We ended our tour in a beautiful dining room with the most beautiful views overlooking the traditional Tuscan scenery. I imagine if you live here that you might not notice the grandeur but for us, we seem to be ...