Residence Il Casale
Travel Blogs from Cortona
... find a parking space (sigh.), we finally located one, parked, and headed towards a big hill. While we walked, Becky and I quizzed mum and dad on where we were going because we had no idea (apart from that it was in Gubbio.). It turns out that we were taking a gondola up a really big hill! I was excited, because I love heights. We bought tickets, and waited for a gondola carriage. The 'carriage' turned out to be a bird ...
... for airport in Florence and then got onto auto strada (freeway). Heading in right direction we arrived around 4.30 pm after a deviation to another factory outlet. This is the night we stay in a castle "under the Tuscan sun"! The photos hopefully give you a better picture than my ...
... to our room and, got dry, then hung around with Lily and Ellie, then we went on a walk. We walked down The White Road, to an 'abandoned village'. When we got there, we figured out that someone actually lived there (we think!) so we started to walk back up the road, in 25-30 degree heat. Mum decided to take a 'short cut' up a grassy hill, (with bees and wasps everywhere!) ...
... money in where the ticket goes, I finally hear an italian voice...oh my goodness there must be someone in the booth watching me in utter amusement...can you picture it!!! Haha...so he finally helps me with instructions in broken english...and I'm off again..
Once I'm off the Autostrade (motorway), I continue to follow my laptop maps and I make it easily to Cortona....but then I'm attempting to follow the instructions from the B&B I've ...
... in Florence and I managed to get some glimpses of what a wonderful place that is. I am looking forward to going back to explore there.
We arrived in Campucia – Cortona railway station after 6pm and were met by Johnathon, our chef for the week at the cooking school. Unfortunately it was cold and had been raining, so it is not looking it’s best, but hey we’ve got a week, so there’s time for the sun to shine.
I looked up into ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed