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A Visit to Allerona

Allerona is situated in the so-called ‘blessed’ triangle, as it lies on the border between Umbria, Tuscany and Lazio. ¬†Here at Casa Le Crete we feel equally blessed to have this very picturesque town with it’s 388 inhabitnts located within a short drive. It is a pleasure to wander the small stone streets as well […]

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 […]

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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 […]


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 […]