Podere San Lorenzo
Travel Blogs from Castiglione Del Lago
... late which would cause us to miss our connection. We did miss it and then missed the following train to Perugia as well. [There was a 3 car train on the track but at a distance form the station for at least 30 minutes and there was not a soul inside. I kept thinking that if our train was coming on that track, the train was going to have to move so we could take our train. At the exact time the train was to depart, I went to the window to ask about it. The worker ...
... I packed up and checked out; then Virginia, the innkeeper, gave me a ride to Lisa and Helena's. We figured out what train I will take to Florence later today, then went to say goodbye to Sylvia & Sergio -- again not done without a glass of wine, this time a French champagne! Tomorrow, Friday, I take a very, very early flight (6:30am) to Frankfurt and then on to SFO. It's been absolutely grande! Ciao! Arrivederci! To Italy. A Presto! To ...
... and stories. Well... the sign language helped. It was great... the perfect Thanksgiving dinner! And... what is on the schedule today? Why... Shopping naturalmente!! It is the day after Thanksgiving after all. Seriously, we will probably head into the beautiful town of Anghiari, or go a little farther to Arezzo... after a few more cups of caffe. ...
... the only guest staying at the Locanda. Every morning Virginia comes to get breakfast and caffe for me, cleans my room, and then closes up. I let myself in each night when I get back from the day's activities. The restaurant is only open on the weekends. I am picking up more Italian words here and there. And, getting much better at sign language! ...
On Thursday... Up early to pick olives at The Villa. Friends of Lisa & Helena's own a large (5 bedroom) villa that can be rented out when the owners are away. Giovanni is responsible for harvesting the olives so everyone helps because he is such a sweetheart. There are maybe 50 trees, some very small and 6 or so of substantial size. Of course, we start with the ...
Other places to stay in Castiglione Del Lago
Via B. Buozzi, 143, Castiglione Del Lago | 3 star hotelfrom $101
Via Roma 174, Castiglione Del Lago | 3 star hotelfrom $71
La Pineta 57, Castiglione Del Lago | Hotelfrom $98
Via Vittorio Emanuele 50, Castiglione Del Lago | 4 star hotelfrom $223
Via Vittorio Emanuele 50, Historical Medieval Centre, Castiglione Del Lago | 3 star hotelfrom $104