Agriturismo Acquaviva

Loc. San Pietro a Dame, Cortona, Tuscany, 52044, Italy | Ranch
 

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A Taste of Tuscany

A travel blog entry by elaineandtom

18

... pan fried rabbit with olives and roasted potatoes. Dolci was a torte. She paired each course with a different wine from this area. We learned new recipes and techniques that we, (mostly Tom) will be able to make again when we return home.

After our siesta, we walked up the hill from where we are staying into Montalcino. It's a quaint little town with amazing views. Looking forward to exploring more of Tuscany tomorrow.

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Italian Birthday Adventures

A travel blog entry by elaineandtom

27

... with lots of outdoor restaurants in several busy Piazzas. We also drove to Le Celle of St. Francis. It was a monastery built about 1211 by St. Francis and his followers as a place to come and pray. The "cells" were big enough for a bed, table and chair. Currently there are 7 Friars who live there and practice the teachings of St. Francis. It was a beautiful place just to walk through the forest and enjoy nature. When we arrived at our bed and breakfast, the woman knew ...

Exploring Cortona

A travel blog entry by judeandpete

7

... was well worth the effort. There is beautiful old church and further up the hill an old fort that is part overgrown with ivy. It cost a few euros to enter, but it was worth the price. The fort has a commanding view of the countryside for 20 to 30 Kms in all directions. I could walk along the old battlements and you could feel the age and history of the place. As a bonus the castle was also used as an exhibition space and ...

Full bellies and spectacular stars!!

A travel blog entry by amoreitaly

28

... we keep working. I'm not sure I'll retain most of what I learnt, or be able to decipher my notes, but I would love to host an italian dinner party when I'm back home!! We finally sit down to eat yet more food about 7.30, and as I have my laptop I put on some soft jazz in the background, and we relax and chat about our travels. The young Australian couple have been living in London for 2 years and are spending 6 months travelling around Europe in a van ...

Home time

A travel blog entry by oclc

... at 11.25. The fact that by this time tomorrow I'll be back home is making me so excited that I'm verging on nauseated but who cares?
I don't really have anything more to write now because I want to get to bed so I don't fall asleep on the train tomorrow and end up missing my flight or something disastrous like that!
So, for the last time from Italy,
Ciao
P.s. as a goodbye present they gave me a photo of the kids in a photo frame made of chocolate...how cool is that!? ...

Location

This ranch, located on Loc. San Pietro a Dame, Cortona, is near Museo dell'Accademia Etrusca, Cortona's Cathedral (Duomo), Badia, and Isola Maggiore.
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