Evenings spent by the fire with glass of wine in hand, watching the sun go down and moon rise over a small Umbrian hillside village, lazy Days spent around the beautiful swimming pool watching the kids playing or lounging on the comfy seats outside our rustic style apartment. That about summed up our one week stay at Eremo del Sole.
Our usual holiday style is to go sightseeing every day – much to the annoyance of our two children who we have to drag away from a pool. But when we arrived we just thought, why move? The setting was so perfect. Our previous week was spent in Tuscany where we did quite a few sightseeing trips, so this was the ideal chill-out.
Although you are only based about 15 mins from the town of Spoleto, you feel like you are a thousand miles away from town life. If you wish to visit Spoleto it’s a good size town with may beautiful buildings, cafes and restaurants. It feels genuine and not a tourist trap. Or if you wish, there are many other lovely villages around the area to visit.
Anna the Italian owner is a fount of knowledge and couldn’t be more helpful. She tried to make our stay as enjoyable as possible, including laying on a pizza party at her daughter’s holiday home. Guests are invited to make their own pizza which is then baked alfresco in a proper pizza oven.
Generally we never return to the same holiday location, but in this case I think we’ll be back.
Steve, Louise, Saoirse and Conall