TripAdvisor Reviews Graziella Riccione
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... walking around this town, and seeing all the young Greeks sitting in cafes, all the shops that shut between 12:30 and 3-ish, then we were wondering how bad was the GFC affecting them?
Another thing that we are noticing in Greece is how everything shuts during the off-season. Thankfully, all the museums, etc are open, but campgrounds and tourist-focussed shops are closed. Even a lot of eateries are shut. This could turn out be a bit of a problem for us.
... the old city walls. They separate the old historic town from the much newer one surrounding it now, which has gradually developed over the years. It's not a flat walk, as the wall builders followed the natural contours of the land, but the effort of going up and down is more than rewarded by the views of the hills and mountains (the Appennines we think) which can be seen quite clearly. Hopefully the ...
... which is really cheap considering what is in this place and plenty of lockers to leave stuff in. Joy, being aware of how hot she gets in most galleries while she is writing her notes, divested of her coat, hat, gloves and thick aran cardigan and placed them carefully in the locker with her DSLR camera just carrying in handbag and tablet. A nice set of stairs to the first floor greets one on entry - love galleries in Italy, they are designed to keep line fit! ...
... and changed over the years, you still are very much aware that you are in a family home of that time. As well as original paintings by Raphael's father, himself a much in demand painter, the highlight is a painting of the madonna and child by the young Raphael, and you can plainly discern the wonderful capture of light and colour which was to make him famous in later years.
Somewhat in awe we slithered back down the hill to relax with a ...
... Morbido "Ciauscolo"
Polenta con pate di fegato
Crostino di Farro con pesto di rucola, radicchio, noci e formaggio
Casciotta d'Urbino DOP e crema di limone
Frittata con zucca gislls, funghi porcini e pecorino di fossa, al forno
Passatelli vegetariani, asciutti con verdure in padella
Fettuccine di grano duro "Capelli" BIO con ragu di lepre e ginepro