Hotel San Michele
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Today was our cooking day. Lesley picked us up and drove us to her house in another nearby village. She is from England , but has lived in Italy for 11 years. She had Lisenna helping, who only spoke Italian. We made 4 courses. For our antipasti we made La Ribollita, or Tuscan bean soup. Our first course was gnocchi with a cheese sauce. We added spinach and tomato paste to some of the potato to make them green, red and white. Our second ...
In the morning, after checking out, we drove a few miles down the road to a winery. We had a great tour and learned all about how they grow the grapes and care for them. Probably more information than I wanted to know, but Tom really enjoyed it. We then tasted several of their wines with some local food. I enjoyed this part the best. :). On the way to Montalcino we made a couple of stops. First we stopped in Cortona and walked around the town. It was a typical ...
... Roma, then the turn off to Perugia, then Cortona and 3 1/4 hours after we set off, we arrived in the gorgeous hill top town of Cortona. I have been in love with this town ever since reading Frances Maye's book, Under the Tuscan Sun, over 13 years ago. We have been here twice before, but I have never been able to find Bramasole. We will set off tomorrow after breakfast to walk the 2 kms to find it. This time, I will have ...
... br> 6. Mike
10. 2 annoying American girls from St.Louis.
11. Carly from Seattle
13. Britney who's traveling with other giddy girls.
15. Candace & Miguel from North Carolina.
17. Justin & Jean
19. Shang wan & Juang wan
20. Jada, Keira, & Jamie
... to take a coach to Luton airport. At 5 am we arrived at Luton and checked in for our flight to Rome, which left at 7 am. We had heard about Ryanair being a discount air company, so that was who our flights were with and once on board we discovered why the flights were so inexpensive. There were advertisements everywhere; even on the barf bag...you could cut out part of the bag for a discount for photo prints. Also, there were no complementary drinks, the ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel San Michele Cortona
The service was very good and location was in the heart of Cortona. Internet was available but not included which was somewhat annoying. Accomodations were very comfortable and clean.
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