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Agritourismo ideas for Le Marche or Umbria

Jan 10th, 2012, 11:19 AM
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Agritourismo ideas for Le Marche or Umbria

We're leaving May 17 for 3 wks.in ttaly to wander with a car in areas we've just
touched on in the past.

The first week we're at an agritourismo just north of Verona. We'll explore Lake Garda,
the Dolomites, etc.

The last week we'll be around Lake Orta and west.

The second week we want to stay 'somewhere' in Le Marche or Umbria that is a
one day (long ) drive from Verona. We've stayed in Cortona and Perugia so we
are interested in further east. Preferably close to a town for restos and shopping.
Not interested in farm animals...lol...

Any ideas of a place or a town would be appreciated.
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Jan 10th, 2012, 11:36 AM
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bmking as I'm interested in that area too.
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Jan 10th, 2012, 12:09 PM
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Here is the food farm we are staying with at the end of June. They do cooking classes and have a pool: http://www.latavolamarche.com/html/
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Jan 10th, 2012, 12:22 PM
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hi jamikins - looks lovely but those cookery classes are quite pricey!

are you planning to do one?
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Jan 10th, 2012, 03:04 PM
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Oh, yes, Jamiekins - definately 'your' kinda place - food
centric and carnavorian. Not the euthanasia guy.

The location is perfect but as a born-again vegetarian (with
matching husband) 'twould be wasted on us...

I just know your trip report is going to take us on an
unforgetable excursion into the cucina...do tell...
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Jan 10th, 2012, 03:30 PM
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I have heard good things about this place:
http://www.lecasegialle.it/indexGB.htm
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Jan 10th, 2012, 10:55 PM
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Hahahaha - you guys know us well!! We saw that place and were basically booking a week long trip there that night hahaha! We are both taking the full day cooking class (our massive splurge) and will fully report back with pics!

We are heading to Bologna, Le Marche and then down to Puglia the last two weeks of June, so stay tuned for the New Adventures of Jamikins and Bikerscott starting 16 June!
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Jan 11th, 2012, 06:46 AM
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Bob - yes I've been looking at that - good reviews on ST.
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Jan 11th, 2012, 02:22 PM
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immimi,
I liked http://www.le-marche.com/rental/ in Cagli
about a half hour from Gubbio or Urbino. See reviews on Slow Travel.
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Jan 12th, 2012, 08:23 AM
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Thanks, Henry - that's another one I'm considering.
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Jan 12th, 2012, 09:58 AM
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Have stayed at le Case Gialle a half dozen times. Mauro and Silvana are incomparable.

While not a B&B, there is a converted monatery atop Monte Conero in Le Marche, probably called "Hotel Monte Conero" or something like that. Good kitchen and great views.
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Jan 12th, 2012, 10:06 AM
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We have stayed at Case Gialle also and loved it as well as La Tavola Marche which we enjoyed so much and chose not to take the cooking classes as we did not want to tie up our time but we did take the breakfasts and dinners which were both excellent and Ashley and Jason are the best!
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Jan 12th, 2012, 11:55 PM
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For a vegetarian stay, you might want to give some consideration to Country House Montali in Umbria, even though it is west, not east.

it is not speedy to travel around Le Marche. Starting from Verona, if you are restricting yourself to one long driving day, you might want to work this backwards: Figure out how far you can comfortably get, look for a sizeable town you think will have the shopping you like, and look for a nearby agriturismo using google, using the name of the town and the word "vegetarian" in your search.
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Jan 15th, 2012, 08:12 AM
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Thanks everyone! Considering Casa Rondini s. of Perugia -
funny how things evolve, I started out in Ancona! Perhaps
I'm just lost...
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