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Do Stuff in Vasto

Vasto, Trabucco

It was our first visit to Vasto, and I’m hoping it won’t be our last. Vasto is a charming, very ancient (1300 BC) small city perched above the sea. Unfortunately the ground has a way of sliding into the sea in this area and in 1956 a significant chunk of the ‘centro storico’ Vasto slid…

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Sleep in Vasto

Il Berso di Porta Catena, Vasto

A lovingly restored four bedroom villa, with sweeping views of the sea, located near the heart of town, but on a calm, quiet street, could be the perfect place to stay in Vasto. We stayed in the “Camille’ room which I suspect was the grand bedroom and it is a lovely, vaulted ceiling room with…

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Eat in Vasto

We were late. We were hungry. We were in the ‘danger zone’ where we might be too late for lunch and this creates all sorts of stress. The ristorante was right below our hotel and it was a little quiet at lunchtime, and Don Magnifico may have been a little sleepy, but the chef sure can cook.…

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Eating in Montone

wine montone,

Lots of good options for eating in the village of Montone! In alphabetical order, because we live in a small  town. Antica Osteria: Located in the main piazza. In the summer, dine outside. In the cooler months, dine in the upstairs dining with room that has a spectacular view of the Umbrian countryside. Known for…

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