Agriturismo La Rocca Orvieto
Travel Blogs from Orvieto
The objective today was to explore Ovieto and see some of the sites it is well known for. We started off with the Duomo and Capella Di San Brizio, a great cathedral that is described as a jewel of Romanesque Gothic architecture and a symbol of this beautiful cliff top city. The exterior was amazing; we don't quite understand how the mosaics haven't …
We checked out of our hotel in Foligno yesterday morning and set Sophie for Orvieto via Todi. Avoiding freeways, we drove through the beautiful wine growing area of Montefalco and then then we took the panoramic road that runs along side the river Tiber and Lake Corbara connecting Todi to Orvieto. The views were stunning and reminded me a bit of …
So although the Umbria region is way less well known than Tuscany, we figured we dedicate a day to explore the highlights. That was Day 8.
We slept in, actually watched some TV via Steve's laptop in the morning (wow, haven’t done that for at least a month on a lazy Saturday!), and had our breakfast at the agriturismo. We didn’t …
... couple from America. We were given a bit of a debriefing and some instructions in case of a difficult landing and then we stood back and watched as they began to inflate the balloon. They first filled it will cold air and then heated it up with a giant blow torch to make it rise. At this point we all climbed, ever so ladylike, into the basket. Far out !!!! I was, am still am, in shock that I did this and that the kids got it ...
... covered in overgrown vines, and there are seating alcoves everywhere, day beds in the extensive gardens, and a swimming pool that sits in the middle of the vineyard, again with beds and cotton draping, where I spend the afternoon after a quick cooling dip having a sleep. One of the evenings we have a delicious shared dinner with all the guests, set at a candlelit table outside...there is one very interesting couple, a jewellery maker from Brooklyn (New York), and his 8 month ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility