Agriturismo Rocca di Pierle
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- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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There was so much packing to do, as you can imagine, we have collected a few things along the way, Laurie made me dispense with a few things since I have had a little retail therapy! All is good though and we managed to squeeze everything in. Gea, our landlord, came around for a farewell drink, after she left we went into "Antica Enoteca" in via della Croce near the Spanish Steps for a pasta and a bottle of Nero d'Avola, yum, an early night, we have a big day ...
... in the souvenir shops.
As with so many of our adventures, the religious and secular sites intersect in odd and surprising ways. Outside the Basilica di San Chiara, we came across an old-fashioned carousel, so for a couple of euros, we all got on and had a ride. Except photographer Graham -- someone had to document riding a 19th century carousel in a medieval town in front a church build in the 13th century!
... of San Rufino, which is named for Assisi's patron saint who was the town's first bishop. We marveled at the medieval architecture--various elevations of arches, tunnels and cobbled streets that look like a movie set! We saw the Basilica of St. Clare who was a devoted follower of Francis. We viewed the Roman Temple of Minerva which was converted to a Christian Church in the ninth century. We loved ...
... at the PNE! Once at our farmhouse; it was time to relax. OK not really- we were curious and starving, which is the beginning of a great Italian adventure! We crawled up the hill to Cortona just in time see the shops close at 8:00. We strolled the passeggiata and found a nice table in the main piazza and by 10 we tumbled back down the hill and into bed. Buona ...
Day 20 - Wednesday 4 September Weather: clear skies and hot (35 degrees) This morning we had another lovely breakfast on the terrace of Hotel Ilaria and went for our last walk around the streets on Lucca. We have loved our three days here and found the locals extremely friendly and helpful. It was fun wandering around, not knowing what you would see around the next corner. Often, what you would find is quite a large piazza. There are ...