Hotel Vecchia Oliviera
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- Continental Breakfast
- Minbar in room
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Reduced mobility rooms
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... decorated with frescos, it would take hours to study each panel on the ceiling alone, and give you a very stiff neck! The large font is decorated with bronze panels depicting the life of St John the Baptist.
The last museum was across town, we walked the 2 or so kilometres to find that it was closed for restoration. We retraced our steps back to the centre for a look around the shops, but as it was early afternoon most were shut.
When we woke up it was very cold, the thermometer was reading 3 degrees, we put the heating on and stayed in bed until things began to warm up. I looked like my old grandmother used to, with a pashmina wrapped around my head and shoulders to keep warm. Inside the top cupboards there was a thin layer of ice, we wondered just how cold it had been overnight? Once we had eaten breakfast Les set about mending yet another ...
... Lake Trasimeno - beautiful late afternoon light. The light continued to show off the village as well, with the old stonework set in golden hues and stark shadows. Inevitably, after a walk around town, you end up in the piazza. In Panacale, there is a choice of quite a few restaurants (all with al fresco spaces) to be made. We chose very well! While we ordered the kids mucked around in the square and made friends - with the daughter and ...
... required to be aged in oak barrels for six months and another six months in the bottle whereas the “riserva” is usually aged for four years with at least two years in oak barrels. Brunello is made from the Sangiovese grape. Sangiovese is one of the most important grape varieties grown in Tuscany and was developed in the 18th century when a fungus destroys the vines of all grape varieties except for the Sangiovese. ...
... hamlet and from the top of the village you have great views over the whole Orcia Valley, with its rolling hills and Cyprus lined country roads. The main square, called the Piazza del Popolo, is located down the hill from the 14th century Duomo and the fortress, and is a great place for having a coffee and Italian pastry, or even better a nice glass of Brunello.
The “Centro Storico” (historic heart) is full of small gems like the ...