In the month of November, it’s Olive-time in Tuscany. Most of the olive trees grown in Tuscany are Frantoio, Leccino, Pendolio, Maurino and Moraiolo. In my opinion, picking olives is quite hard physical labour. [wds id=”16″] A large net is placed under each olive tree and serves … Continue readingOlive harvest
Casa Notten – A slice of paradise A very nice, quiet place we can recommand is ‘Casa Notten’ in the beautiful village of Castelfranco di Sopra, situated halfway between Arezzo and Florence, along the “Via dei Sette Ponti”. From the estate you can see the … Continue readingCasa Notten 2018
In the area of Sestriere The beautiful nature in the area of Sestriere is amazing. There are lots of possibilities for activities.
Snowboard is what i like most in the mountains but there was unfortunately no snowboard group that I could join at the scuola sci at Borgata Sestriere and the tarifs are very reasonable. So I took a few lessons with a monitor. Later on … Continue readingSnowboard and ski
The hamlet of Borgata (formerly belonging to Pragelato) is a quiet place to stay. It’s a quiet village, ideal for a walk with the dog. Only 500m between the hotel Sciatore and access to the ski-area of Via Lattea (Milky Way)