Find heaven on earth in the buone frescoes of Giotto, Cimabue, Pinturicchio and Lorenzetti. Trade those Manolos and museums for barns and bunnies in our special rundown of rural residences. Break bread with celebrity estaurateur Fabio Picchi at members club Teatro del Sale. Trek, sail or ride around shimmering Lake Trasimeno and enjoy that dolce farniente. Language, cookery, wine-tasting and jewellery courses - you nme it, our authors have checked it out.
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