Il Vicolo stretto-Medieval center - Close to Rome
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Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
The holiday apartment Il Vicolo stretto is located in the medieval town centre of Pulcherini, directly at the Piazza. The town Pulcherini is situated on a hill, surrounded by olive groves, 8 km to the beach/sea.
Small steps, typical alleys and an antique church are waiting for the guest's in Pulcherini – and of course much of relaxation in a very quiet and peaceful environment.
The holiday home Il Vicolo stretto is a simple furnished apartment on two floors. On the ground floor are the kitchen with dining table and TV. The two bedrooms are located on the first floor; one with double bed and the other with two single beds. The bathroom is with shower. In a distance of 50 m to the house - behind the house – is a small terrace with table, chairs and view over the mountains, a nice and cosy place to spend time under the warm Mediterranean sun.
The owners have an olive grove; they are producing extra virgin olive oil – the welcome gift for all guests is a small bottle of this own produced extra virgin olive oil. Guests who travel by car are welcome to buy of the olive oil for 6 Euro per liter to take home.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||8 km|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Napoli Capodicchino 110 km, 8 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Air conditioning, TV|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace|
The Lazio region
The region of Lazio, rich of culture and nature, is situated in the centre of Italy.
Hilly landscapes with olive- and vine cultivations and the lakes Bracciano and Bolzena characterizes the north of the region. The culturally heydays are the famous Etruscan excavation and the sulphur-wells, where you can spoil your skin under the open sky.
Rome is the culturally and economically center as well as the capital city of Italy, located directly in the heartland of Lazio.
Mountains are in the south, rising above 2000 meters; lower, heading the coast the gentle green slopes are overgrown with orange-and lemon trees and olive-and vine cultivations.
The coast is uneven, sandy beaches alternate rocky cliffs, suggestive little bays and hills are covered with Mediterranean spontaneous vegetation (macchia mediterranea).
Thousands of years of history signed the landscape, increasing the cultural value of this land: Excavations from the Roman and the pre-Roman time (Etruscan, Ausonia and Aurunci), medieval towns, monasteries and convents, make the stay in Lazio always an astonishing experience.
The region has many nature reserves and little protected oasis; very beautiful for short walks, hiking tours or trekking.
The Garigliano river natural park at the board with Campania offers multiple opportunities to come in contact with the lush river vegetation and the wild animals that inhabit along the banks.
Thermal springs are to find in the region of Viterbo, Tivoli and Fiuggi and in the south in Suio.
Located in the south of the region, The Pontine Islands join sensational nature, clear water, characteristic fisher towns and Roman culture. The main Island Ponza is also called pearl of the Tyrrhenian Sea.
The food and wine tradition might deserve its own chapter: fish and seafood on the coast; rustically cuisine in the countryside (meat and sausage, cheese and a lot of different vegetables), buffalo mozzarella, and olives of Gaeta are only some examples.
Lots of tasty and important wines are available for experts and curious tasters, thanks to the unique warm weather and the composition of the soil.
The area between south of Lazio and northern Campania, named Campania Felix by the ancient Roman, produces since centuries a particular wine, called Falernus, one of the many wine excellence of the area.
Minturno is an old town with a genuine and medieval centre, those you will mostly find in the south of Italy: small and winding alleys and steps, arches, many flowers and old churches. The city is located at the foot of the gigantic Aurunci Mountains, build on a hill, which is raising the Tyrrhenian Sea.
Worth to see are the medieval church San Pietro, Santissima Annunziata and San Francesco and, of course, the medieval castle. A Christmas market with arts and crafts and an exhibition of Christmas cribs are taking place at Christmas time in the medieval castle.
To become acquainted with the town it is advisable to make a round through the small alleys of the old town: along the main street, then turning right and just following the little bit dark arches of the old city wall.
The ruins of the elder town of Minturnae are located at the legendary Via Appia near the river Garigliano. The origins of the antique Minturnae are going back to the Aurunci people. In the year 340 BC Chr. they were defied by the Romans. Nowadays, you can admire the ruins of the antique Roman Minturnae and the amphitheatre where in summer you can visit theatre shows, music- and dance performances. In a little museum with statues, inscriptions and things like old tools and vases visitors can take a look at the findings of the excavations.
The small medieval villages Tremensuoli, Santa Maria Infante, Pulcherini and Tufo, surrounded by green hills, are located around the town Minturno. The touristic districts of the small towns Scauri and Marina Di Minturno are located next to the sea.
Driving down to the valley, you will reach the railway station of Minturno-Scauri and the sea/beach. By the sea-side you will find a 4 kilometre long sandy beach with swimming areas where you can rent sunshades or doing sports like sailing, windsurfing or cite surfing. A very romantic place is the bay of Spiaggia dei Sassolini. It is a small stoned beach where you can relax in a quiet place, away from the daily sounds of the town. At the Pub Mary Rock you can enjoy by candle light and sometimes with live music the mild breezes from the sea in the evenings.
Minturno is an optimal starting point for daily trips to the cities Rome, Neapel, Pompeii, Caserta, Vesuvio, Monte Cassino, the islands, the mountains, the archaeological excavations, monasteries, converts and spa-towns.
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