Hotel Terme San Filippo
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... We do not disagree. Unfortunately for us they were engaged in restorative work on the exterior front. The inside was pristine. The church is rich with paintings and frescoes. In fact Mike (aka Michelangelo) reviewed the ceiling and wall art before painting the Sistine Chapel. Bird is also especially impressed with the alternating black and white stone work. Rather surprising they could build such a structure in a fairly out of the way place during the middle ...
... from a few others that Cortona was: a) great or b) wasn't great or c) it was too touristy or d) was authentic ...... However, as much as we didn't want to join the herd and be "tourists" and ....that's exactly what we were.
So, here we were, just around the corner from Cortona, it had to be done ...so off we went, and we are glad we did.
Cortona is charming.
... 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 ...
... It feels like you have passed into another time dimension— one stuck in the Middle Ages.
Inside the gate, ivy drapes over arches and scrambles up walls; potted flowers parade across balconies. The warm stone walls glow in the sun and there are cute cats everywhere.
The centre of the town is tiny and is the heart of the village, with a sun drenched piazza flanked by a beautiful church and buildings, ...
... is also home to a thriving glass blowing industry. In 1292 the rulers of Venice decreed that all glass blowing was to move to the island of Murano, as this was a way to protect the city from burning from fires in the glass workshops. The artists became virtual prisoners to their craft as the Venetians attempted to keep a monopoly on glass making and the blowers, under pain of death, were kept permanently on the island. However, aided by ...