Relais Alla Corte del Sole
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- Swimming pool
- Free parking
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
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Having said a sad farewell to Jules, Mark and Erin, we left the Amalfi and Sorrento coast and headed back up through Italy to spend a couple of nights in Tuscany in an old Villa hotel called Casa Volpi, en route to the Dolomites. The weather has been kind to us again and we had a nice day exploring Arezzo town, on our only full day here before heading north into the ...
Here's one for the foodies .....
It was our last festival before leaving Umbria , and it was THE BIG ONE, the one I had been really waiting for .....a White Truffle festival.
Umbria produces more truffles than anywhere else in Italy. The White Truffle is particularly valuable as it's less prolific than the Black Summer ...
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 ...
... named Jenna, at their vineyard...........which we have visited three times now to see and the lovely owner Sylvia , and her daughter Laura. Lovely people , Lovey wine .....very hospitable!!!
In in our tootling around Lake Trasimeno in Ronaldo, we popped into a tiny little village overlooking the lake, Montelago. A very kind elderly gent proudly showed us around his family olive mill . It has been producing cold-pressed Virgin Olive oil ...
... Still the town had impressed us as it commanded a hilltop on the side of the valley, so with our getting a second chance at it, we put Carla to sleep for a while and slipped sideways to San Miniato. Excellent choice. The town is a true medieval Tuscan hilltop town dating back to the 8th Century. Had a mixed bag of rulers over the next thousand or so years and even had a couple of visits from Napoleon Bonaparte. During WWII, it was the ...