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Grape Harvest at Il Torrione

Grape Harvest at Il Torrione

The Italian word for the grape harvest is “vendemmia”. The vendemmia calendar in Umbria and South Tuscany is in late September, early October. In other parts of Italy this may be different, but early to mid fall is the period in Umbria and Tuscany. In September we've...

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Visit La Badia in S. Arcangelo

Visit La Badia in S. Arcangelo

On a cloudy day we visited an ancient monastery dating back to the year 1000 overlooking Lake Trasimeno in Umbria. This restored abby “La Badia” has 16 apartments of which two are made where once the wine cellars were. The convent is in S. Arcangelo,...

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New holiday rental in Assisi

New holiday rental in Assisi

Assisi is built on the slopes of the mountain 'Monte Subasio'. Since 1995 it is a protected nature reserve called the Parco del Monte Subasio. In this beautifully green mountain range there are small hamlets, here and there a restaurant, a local bar and quite some...

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Lovely job in Umbria

One pleasant (understatement) of renting out holiday homes in Umbria, is that you get invited to all kinds of places. Sometimes terrible, sometimes terrific. This morning we went to visit a real castle in the Gubbio area. What a treat. As soon as the weather improves...

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New Houses

  I has been rather quiet for a few days. I had a good friend of mine over and i have been very busy visiting new houses to rent out (paying visits, talking to the owners, take pictures and putting them on the website) I had a few inquiries about a house I...

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