Hotel Relais Valle Orientina
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- Continental Breakfast
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- Indoor pool
- Swimming pool
- Heated pool
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... advertising Panini de Porchetta (sandwiches with roast pork), so we grabbed a couple of those, a couple of salami and chees sandwiches, 2 slices of "pizza" (focaccia and a tomato pasted cracker), and a couple of slices off of a beautiful prosciutto that was on a stand behind the counter. I can’t do justice to the sandwiches or the prosciutto, but suffice it to say they were all probably the best thing I’ve ever eaten while driving a car and ...
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.
Celebrating San Giuseppe (Patron Saint of Orvieto) is a big event here in town. Celebrations go on all week end. Thursday night it begins in the Duomo with a service and then a parade down to the republica where the band plays.
We didn't know it was happening this weekend and yesterday we were pleasantly surprised to find ourselves smack dab in the middle ...
... Every year the event is celebrated during the feast of Corpus Christi.
Pitilgliano lies just west of Lake Bolsena. As you drive up to this beautiful hill town, you can see the ancient aqueducts from the Roman era still standing. The town sits precariously on the mesa and juts straight up from the rocky mountaintop. The walls of the town quite literally go to ...