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So, we drove north and are now in Tuscany. We stopped at Orvieto, which is an Italian Hill Town. There are many hill towns in Tuscany and Umbria, particularly the former. They were built during the middle ages as defensive structures due to the constant small time warfare and raiding. So, this massive Roman Empire is reduced to sibling squabbling. But there are attractive sights left for us.
In Orvieto, the church is rated by some as the most beautiful ...
... in the sunshine while eating the first press Virgin Olive of olives that we had just picked. It was divine, a truly fantastic experience !!
The next day it was Panicale's Celebration of the 2015 Olive Oil Harvest - PanOlio. As usual Panicale does a great festival , this one was no exception. The Piazza and all of the village was dressed up with olive trees, branches and lots of vines. There were about 10 "cantinas" to visit . We wandered ...
... It feels like you have passed into another time dimension— one stuck in the Middle Ages.
Inside the gate, ivy drapes over arches and scrambles up walls; potted flowers parade across balconies. The warm stone walls glow in the sun and there are cute cats everywhere.
The centre of the town is tiny and is the heart of the village, with a sun drenched piazza flanked by a beautiful church and buildings, ...
... used widely in Itlay and France for vino.
Chestnuts aside .......Piegaro is a lovely little town.......enjoy the pics !!
Next day ...Ronaldo, Fabio and Rosalinda decided to visit Pienza, about 20 mins from Panicale. It is home to the yummy Pecorino cheese , made from ewe's milk (lady sheep,for those of "ewe" that are not from the country !!!)
This time the visit exceeded our expectations. Pienza is ...
... br> But his Ferrari started giving problems with the clutch, the local workshop couldn't fix this problem so Ferruccio decided to drive to Modena and confront Enzo Ferrari himself. But Enzo, who was known for his arrogance, told this 'farmer' to take a walk, Ferruccio Lamborghini was furious and at that moment decided to show Enzo Ferrari how he should build GT cars, so he built his own , which became the legendary Lamborghini.
Other places to stay in Santa Fiora
Via Roma 8, Santa Fiora | Hotelfrom $80