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... Athens drivers (by a hair) and then settled in to plan what we would be seeing in Athens. Top of the list was the Acropolis – no not the Milk Bar!!
Public transport in Athens was very civilised! You could buy a five-day pass for less than 10 Euros, which would cover buses, trams, Metro as well as suburban trains. You could also buy a multi-pass for four days which would give you access to five different attractions in Athens, so it looks like we ...
... see the atractions of a holiday, or even a residence, here.
After a pleasant breakfast of fruit, yoghurt, some ham and cheese, washed down with the usual orange juice and coffee, we set off for the ducal palace, which is the dominant building of the town. A huge palatial structure dating to the early 14th century when the Duke of Montepelfre was the man in charge of this region of Italy. It is also ...
... to a Leonardo fan. Then Joy rounded the last screen and there she was......Bianca Sforza, La bella principessa herself......a small painting displayed on a screen all by itself in this huge room...... And no indication on the internet or anywhere that it would be here. Palpitations, skips and jumps, gasps of wonder.....it is exquisite. The rest of the rooms, even those oin the 2nd floor, seemed quite dull after that, although there were plenty of ...
... were closed for the day, or opened late, but we did see the cathedral, it's oratorio and the civic museum, where Joy was delighted to find a fresco by Reni. After a break for coffee and croissant we walked up the long steep slope of the Via Veneto to reach a fantastic view point in the Piazza Roma, overlooking the surrounding snow covered hills, and the town spread below. There is a 14th century fortress here too, but sadly it was closed for the ...
... 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