Villa Bramasole, Cortona

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  • What I write n is not original but it is for the first time, for what concerns us, that we wanted, having a short stay in Umbria, visit the city of cortona, Lake Trasimeno, and the location of a torreone property of frances mayes, bramasole. C is about 1 km from the main road, in a small stony path in early July, the light is beautiful, lavender in flowers, the cicadas sing wonderful time for us who loved all these books and more we were alone, fortunately because it is difficult to park there unfortunately I n took pictures only with my camcorder
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  • We chose Cortona to stay in due to the beauty of Under the Tuscan Sun so it was imperative that we find Bramasole. It is a lovely area and the house is gorgeous. Remember that it is a functioning livi...  more »
  • The villa "Bramasole" after many years of neglect was acquired in 1996 by the American writer Frances Mayes that the restructured to spend their summer holidays. The author began to take note of his days among the renovation, the countryside and the visits made in the Centre of Cortona for purchases maybe from his vegetable vendor confidence, then realize, Tuscan recipes at home. And thus was born the book "under the Tuscan Sun" that so many Americans have fond for the beauty of the environment but also for writing that describes it, in a way, intense, able to convey the pleasure of life marked by the rhythms of the countryside with its various scents and intense flavours and cooking recipes proposed by the author.
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