- Continental Breakfast
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Swimming pool
- Non-smoking rooms
- Smoking rooms available
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... is quite steep, and Helen walks some of it. A bus load of walkers have been disgorged from a bus, and are high above us on the slopes of Mt Vettore. The view from the pass is magnificent. Jackets are on for the descent because there is a chill in the air and we bomb down with the enormous cliffs of Vettore looming up into the clouds on our left. We continue through dense forest, most of the time in shade on a winding undulating quiet road, ...
We think we'll probably never come back here, so we decide to spend a day taking it all in, and resting tired muscles. The breakfast buffet is varied, and includes large bowls of home-made yoghurt and ricotta da pecore. After breakfast we walk uphill out of the village and we are overtaken by a number of vans bumping along with cargoes of hang gliders and para gliders. When we get to the launch point they are ...
... tornanti, but the steepness is less savage - a bit like the climb from Yarra Glen. Finally we emerge from the forest and after a few kms of more gentle climbing, breast the Passo Di Gualdo (1600m) with a view across the Pian Perduto (Lost Plain) towards the hilltop village of Castellucio with the Pian grande behind. We shelter in the tiny chapel to eat our lunch, but the fox who tried to open my panniers last year is nowhere to be seen. ...
... and are immediately into the long climb across to the Nera valley (Valnerina). We will get to about 700M. The riding is constantly up and our progress is slow. The weather is perfect, with temperatures perhaps in the mid 20s. We ride through the dense forests of oak, chestnuts and spend much time in the shade - a good thing because this is working up a sweat. We ride up without helmets, at little more than walking pace. There are hundreds of bags of ...
... great view and a pleasant ambience. The best hotel restaurant I've experienced. A vegetarian set menu is E22, without wine but a bottle of Lungarotti DOC torgiano red sets us back E9 and is delicious. salad with melon nuts, run cola etc, strangozzi with pesto, a stack of eggplant tomato, capsicum and buffalo mozzarella with capsicum purée, and a moist dense chocolate cake with a layer of mousse, served with cream. It's a hard ...