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... get the car and move it over.
If you go to Siena, don’t enter through the fort. Apparently forts are not only designed to keep people out, but also in, so there weren’t any doors to let us get into the town. We backtracked out, and finally made our way in. We wandered the streets, and ended up in the Piazza do Campo, where they hold the Palio twice a year. I recommend you read up on the event, but needless to say, I’d love to be ...
Orvieto...we don't want to leave!
We had a lovely week and a half hanging out here. In Rome it was about the sites and history. In Orvieto it has been about the people and slowing down. We met really wonderful people here and that made Orvieto feel more like home.
First of all, Susan from Santa Barbara shared her home with us. Then, Victoria took us all around and introduced us to all her Italian friends ...
... kind of beautiful Orvieto lace. It was a wonderful morning and we enjoyed eating the fruits of our labor!
Later in the afternoon, we headed out to the countryside and visited Victoria's house in the next town over. It is situated on a hill overlooking Orvieto to one side and the beautiful Umbrian hills and valleys to the other. We walked among the vineyards and enjoyed seeing the signs of spring along the road.
... as the priests came out followed by a bishop and more.
The rest of the congregation ensued and as the crowd parted, the procession walked down the center of the street with the band tailing behind.
It was a really neat to be there to see the pomp and circumstance of the celebration. We asked someone later and discovered that it was San Giuseppe Day. ...
... kitchen and tiny dining room, but lucky for us the sun was out and we enjoyed sitting out on the patio with views of the city. We started with wine, bruschetta and homemade bread followed by homemade pasta dishes and meatballs! At the end of the meal, we toasted with a tiny glass of limonchello and were treated to a sweet Italian serenade. It was definitely a meal to remember. ...
Other places to stay in Santa Fiora
Via Roma 8, Santa Fiora | Hotelfrom $80