Hotel Villa Ambra
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- Continental Breakfast
- Wheelchair accessibility
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Having said a sad farewell to Jules, Mark and Erin, we left the Amalfi and Sorrento coast and headed back up through Italy to spend a couple of nights in Tuscany in an old Villa hotel called Casa Volpi, en route to the Dolomites. The weather has been kind to us again and we had a nice day exploring Arezzo town, on our only full day here before heading north into the ...
... Castello, a cute town not too far away. It was a fabulous celebration not only of truffles, but of locale fruits, legumes, porcini mushrooms and all sorts of fun-guys!!
CDC also had a fabulous castle (Rocca) full of medieval suits of armour and the usual gorgeous via's and piazza's
As usual , I wanted to buy fresh ...
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 ...
... extended to help, canvas laid down to trap those rollaway olives and .......it's time to pick, pick pick !!
Noel and I were invited to Il Fontanaro winery and Olive Grove. It's a beautiful farm overlooking a valley in Paciano, next door village to Panicale. We were looking forward to experiencing such a local traditional event ,and I was secretly really excited , as they have 2 beautiful chocolate Labradors that I could play with.
... of a large volcanic rock outcrop that juts above the surrounding flat space. The good news is that it is easily defended. The bad news is that there is no water. Even worse or better news depending on your point of view, Popes made Orvieto their refuge. And medieval Popes needed to be defended. The problem is that invaders could simply cut the city off from its water supply on the plain below. It was a pretty easy seige. ...