Stoppiacce and Il Castagno

Address: San Pietro a Dame, Cortona, Tuscany, 52044, Italy | Ranch
 
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This ranch is located on San Pietro a Dame, Cortona.
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TripAdvisor Reviews Stoppiacce and Il Castagno Cortona

3.50 of 5 stars Very Good
 

Travel Blogs from Cortona

Happy Endings

A travel blog entry by colinbest on Jul 10, 2015

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... The tricky spots include only written signs saying you have to give way to cars pulling out of narrow side streets with totally zero sight distance. The three weeks seems much longer because we have done so much in that time, seeing so many wonderfully different things, and finishing with a very emotional family wedding, and I'm sure that in a few weeks only those aspects will remain, forgetting the intense heat, Jane's broken toe on ...

Restful peaceful place

A travel blog entry by tim.anya.2015 on Jul 10, 2015

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... got room keys & headed out to explore town.

Though the basilica, the ceiling was damaged in a 1997 earthquake, which killed 3 priests, the brown robes mean a senior friar following St Francis law, the grey robes mean junior friar, & the rules are not as strict. Walked down the hill then up the hill to the another chhurch in town, St Claire this has the Clarica nuns in residence.

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The Wedding

A travel blog entry by colinbest on Jul 09, 2015

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An easy lazy day getting ready for the late afternoon wedding. Drove into town for Jane to get coiffured and by then it was lunchtime so wandered around the corner and saw an impressive looking, busy restaurant called Bistrot with a Michelin sticker on the outside and filled with Japanese. One of our best lunches, and Jane's crispy seafood and vegetables was a standout. Huge wine list but we kept costs within reason by having the house wines that were nevertheless superb. Very hot and ...

Mad About Tuscany

A travel blog entry by cathabout on May 02, 2015

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... of Americans were arguing with the train guard, They had 1st class tickets but the train didn't have any first class carriages. A standoff until the guard pointed out they hadn't validated their tickets. One of them had to sprint the 400 metres up and 400 meters back with validated tickets before the guard would let any of them on. The train left late and the Americans stopped complaining.

Arrived at ...

On the road again (eventually)

A travel blog entry by judeandpete on May 31, 2014

... for the week. There was a slight hitch with that as well, as the landlord had two apartments and already had some one in the one we had booked. He was most apologetic and said we could move in to that one on Momday. As there was very little difference between the two we were OK with that. We settled in and then went for a walk up the street to get a feel for the town. We discovered that we had arrived in the middle of a medieval festival that was going on for the ...

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