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Excursions

A Small Gem in Orvieto

CicloStile is a very small shop (negozio) created by 3 talented craftspeople combining their 3 very different  artistic skills into an eclectic emporium in a small hidden piazza off Corso Cavour. This  innovative and imaginative concept is carried out by 3 like minded creative souls Massimo, Jade and Lidia and combines their 3 loves bicycle and cycle […]

Città della Pieve

In addition to our desire to explore the many hill towns that surround the house there is always the crucial question – where do we stop for lunch (pranzo)?  We typically organize our excursions to encompass touring and exploration in the morning, followed by a lovely pranzo in some yet undiscovered trattoria, and then afterwards […]

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Arezzo or Bust

My love of antiques has always made me hunger for the famous antique market held the first Saturday and Sunday of each month in Arezzo.  This time I was determined that we would make it there to explore all its treasures.  Arezzo is rich in art and dates to Etruscan times, when it was part […]

Ficulle

The town associated with the house is actually Ficulle, but the home is located in Zona Le Crete  up in the hillside and far removed from the little town itself.  Today we took the scenic drive to see and explore the little town.  We traversed the windy road and eventually arrived at the medieval stone […]