- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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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 ...
... We do not disagree. Unfortunately for us they were engaged in restorative work on the exterior front. The inside was pristine. The church is rich with paintings and frescoes. In fact Mike (aka Michelangelo) reviewed the ceiling and wall art before painting the Sistine Chapel. Bird is also especially impressed with the alternating black and white stone work. Rather surprising they could build such a structure in a fairly out of the way place during the middle ...
Very busy time here now in Italy. Anywhere that has olive trees.....it's harvest time !!
Extra excitement this year ,as the 2014 olive harvest was devasting.There was a very extensive insect plague last year that virtually wiped out much of the olive harvest with very little oil produced from Italy.
The olive groves have been tended and checked very carefully this year, the grass is trimmed from underneath the trees, lots of invites ...
... organic gelato places. There is definitely always room for gelato! On this night, we were kind of full - but still decided to go up to the hill town of Montepulciano and have dinner. I thought I wasn't that hungry but still managed to eat a steak. Wow, was that good! Something about the seasonings they use here - it is so amazing. Something else I have noticed in restaurants. NOBODY is on their smart phones at dinner. It is so refreshing. Perhaps the tourists don't have a ...