Hotel La Villa
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... night. And that was Piegaro. A great couple of weeks. Perhaps the only downside is that it is a sizeable drive from most places of interest. Perhaps the best upside is that is a sizeable drive from most places of interest. We enjoyed ourselves with a real mix of tourism, holiday and cultural immersion (well we participated in a few small aspects of village life). There is a villa for sale in the village. Would we buy it? Probably not, but its worth some serious ...
... s state-of-the art kitchen, we share her family secrets for traditional Umbrian dishes. Under our guidance, you, students of our cooking school can prepare local specialties using the best commodities the region has to offer: olive oil, prized lentils, cured meats, mountain cheeses, and a variety of wines. We will tailor the menu for your visit to your tastes and preferences, accommodating both meat-eaters and vegetarians. And in the dining room ...
... the wrong direction – oops! No one gets antsy or upset; other cars just swerve around and go on their way. We realised about 100 metres down the road that it was a one way; sometimes this is difficult to tell when there are 5 exits from a roundabout! Anyway, we parked without further incident and started our walk.
Perugia is a modern town (with a chocolate festival no less!) and music festivals and gorgeous shops and pastry ...
... towering over the town, with amazing views across the village and hills. We walked across the Ponte delle Torri (bridge of towers), once used for conducting water from the hills to the town, with its 9 big pillars descending into the gorge below (230 metres long and 76 metres high). We had another crazy moment when we decided to walk from here up the hill of Monteluco (right in the middle of the day in the heat) along the mule track, a 2km, 400 metre ascent up ...
... in Piegaro, within the medieval defensive wall, itself, in c.840 A.D. This space is now the lowest level of the restored L’Antica Vetreria. The surrounding country was well wooded and could supply ample fuel to the ovens and the local geology was rife with silica, the essential glass ingredient. The first glass ovens still exist and have been incorporated into the modern property [one of which forms the back drop to the lounge room in ...