Hotel San Giuseppe
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... br> We head out to the countryside to visit Tenuta Decugnano Dei Barbi for our wine tasting. We climb some hills and are treated to a very gorgeous view of Orvieto. Having allowed plenty of time for the trip, we arrive early and have a few moments to wander the property and enjoy a chat with some other Americans on holiday here for the tour.
The tour is very enjoyable as the hostess Anna Rita was very knowledgeable about Umbrian wines, and the global ...
... After exploring the church we left to book our underground tour. The tour group had around 30 people but the caverns were large enough to accommodate us without to much trouble, the guide explained that these tunnels had been constructed over a period of 3000 years although there purpose now was mostly storage of goods they had served to collect rainwater, store pigeons and wine, mill olives, proved shelter and escape during wars as well as provide freshwater supplies from ...
... the piazza in front of the massive Cathedral with its ornate facade. A gentleman in the town hall across from it struck up a conversation with us and said it took 12 generations of builders to complete the structure. The town had a nice semi urban vibe to it and I noticed it is on the main train line between Florence and Rome. Easy to revisit without a car. :-)
Pitigliano is in Southern Tuscany and is a town built on a bluff of Tufa rock...very porous limestone. We had seen pictures of Pitigliano and wanted to see it for ourselves. The GPS drove us to a parking lot in front of a ...
... the town are those belonging to residents. We parked at the bottom and hitched a ride on the funicular. I love these!
Upon reaching the top, we walked to an overlook from the ancient castle walls. The entire valley spread out before us, farm plots in front, misty mountains in the back. I was enthralled and could have spent the entire day right there in that very spot! However, there were other sights to see...