Lombardy - Corte Franca

Castles, resort and hotels list in Corte Franca

4 stars Hotels Relais

Relais Franciacorta - Corte Franca
Relaisfranciacorta is located in Colombaro di Cortefranca , just a stone's throw from Lake Iseo. The property is surrounded by a secular park of 60,000 square metre of olive trees and chestnut woods...
The Common one of Frank Court is situated in the territory of the Franciacorta, zone mails to the West of the capoluogo bresciano, to the determined inside of the cerchia morainic from detritus deposits to you in glacial age from the immense one ghiacciaio sebino-camuno. It confines to north with the Common one of Iseo, to east with the Common ones of Provaglio d' Iseo and Passirano, to south with the Common ones of Cazzago S.Martino and Adro, to the west with the Common ones of Adro and Capriolo. The fundamental characteristic of the territory is given from the diversity of the physical atmospheres that compose it: the morainic hill of Nigoline and Timoline, the limestone crest of the Mount of Colombaro (High Mount) and of the hillock of Borgonato, the plain, rich hour of clay and humid zones, hour formed from gravelly and drenante land. The gravita northern area morfologìcamente towards the zone of the low lago of Iseo, from which it is uniform from the torboso river basin of the Blades and constituent Razor blades the territory of the Reservoir Natural Torbiere of the Sebino. The southern area strongly turns out furrowed from the sign of the paleoalveo of the Spar, ancient glacial arrester that insinuating itself in the morainic forehead of Bornato-Calino of it has determined the omonima goes them. The Common one is placed on the director of traffic (provincial road) that from the casello of Rovato of the Milan-Venice freeway, it leads to Iseo and therefore, through be them Sebina orients them, to Goes them Camonica. Moreover North is lambito from the Brescia-Iseo-Edolo railroad, managed from the Railroads, with station to Borgonato. The zone of this western part of the Franciacorta and therefore also of the Common one of Frank Court introduces a valence acclimatizes them and historicocultural of remarkable thickness, placing itself like true and just green lung between the urbanizations of the Brescia-Valtrompia director to east, of the freeway and railway line Milan-Venice to south and the west from the great from Milan conurbazione that reaches lambire also the territory native of Bergamo. The four historical nuclei that compose the administrative unit conserve everyone of the peculiar characters; in particular the villages of Nigoline and Borgonato are introduced today tutt' isolate to you and very identifiable on the territory, while the centers of Colombaro and Timoline have gone joining from the new urbanizations long fate the constituted East-West axis give Via Seradina-S. Afra. Adapted sistemazioni they have had the structures sport, institutional and scholastic, re-united in a modern Civic Center. Between the numerous manifestations that are kept to you it is from remembering the Review of the Antique dealing in Franciacorta that carries out every year in the period agosto/settembre. The vicinity of the lago of Iseo and large the guiding ones of traffic has made to grow the industry of the free time, localizing on the territory some sovracomunali structures and of great callback, like the Golf Franciacorta, the discotheque "Number One" and the aquatic park "Acquasplash". From the point of view of the productive takeovers you it has been the creation of two poles craftsman-manufacturers of medium extension, that they have supplied a remarkable impulse to the field of the production. To Frank Court moreover "SAIL" is localized the company tile manufacturer, only system remained in function of the numerous furnaces that give remote times used cospicui the giacimenti of clay of the zone. The agricultural context strongly is characterized from the presence of the vineyards; the role of the viticoltura and enologia is particularly important for the economy of the Common one and of the Franciacorta, constituting of the pulling ahead element from the point of view is of the agricultural production that of the veicolazione of the image of the zone. There is the presence of companies leader of the field, often located in villas obtained by means of recoveries of prestigious historical buildings. The wine sparkled in his eyes and the bells jingled. My own fancy grew warm with the Medoc. We had passed through walls of piled bones, with casks and puncheons intermingling, into the inmost recesses of catacombs. The paused again, and this Time the made bold to seize Fortunate by an arm above the elbow. "The nitre!" The said; "see, it increases. It hangs like moss upon the vaults. We to are below the river' s bed. The drops of moisture trickle among the bones. Like, we will go back ere it is too late. Your cough --" "It is nothing," he said; "let us go on. But first, another draught of the Medoc." The broke and reached him to flagon of Serious De. He emptied it at to breath. His eyes flashed with to fierce light. He laughed and threw the bottle upwards with to gesticulation the did not understand. The looked at him in surprise. He repeated the movement -- to grotesque one. "You I give not comprehend" he said. "Not I," I replied. "Then you to are not of the brotherhood." "How" "You to are not of the masons." "Yes, yes," the said; "yes, yes." "You? Impossible! To mason " "To mason," the replied. "To sign," he said, "to sign." "It is this," the answered, producing to trowel from beneath the folds of my roquelaire. "You jest," he exclaimed, recoiling to few paces. "But let us proceed to the Amontillado." "Be it I know," the said, replacing the tool beneath the cloak and again offering him my arm. He leaned upon it heavily. We continued our route in search of the Amontillado. We passed through to range of low arches, descended, passed on, and descending again, arrived at to deep crypt, in which the foulness of the air caused our flambeaux rather to glow than flame. At the most remote end of the crypt to there appeared another less spacious. Its walls had been lined with human remains, piled to the vault overhead, in the fashion of the great catacombs of Paris. Three sides of this interior crypt to were still ornamented in this manner. From the fourth side the bones had been thrown down, and lay promiscuously upon the earth, forming at one point to mound of loads size. Within the wall thus exposed by the displacing of the bones, we perceived to still interior recess, in depth about four feet in width three, height six or seven. It seemed to have been constructed for not especial use within itself, but formed merely the interval between two of the colossal supports of the roof of the catacombs, and was backed by one of their circumscribing walls of solid granite. It was in vain that Fortunate, uplifting his dull torch, endeavoured to pry into the depth of the recess. Its termination the feeble light did not enable us to see. "Proceed," the said; "herein is the Amontillado. As for Luchesi --" "He is an ignoramus," interrupted my friend, as he stepped unsteadily forward, while the followed immediately at his heels. In an instant he had reached the extremity of the niche, and finding his progress arrested by the rock, stood stupidly bewildered. To moment more and the had fettered him to the granite. In its surface were two iron staples, distant from each other about two feet, horizontally. These From one of depended to short chain, from the other to padlock. Throwing the links about his waist, it was but the work of to few seconds to secure it. He was too much astounded to resist. Withdrawing the key the stepped back from the recess. "Pass your hand," the said, "over the wall; you cannot help feeling the nitre. Indeed, it is very damp. Ounces more let implore me you to return. Not? Then the must positively leave you. But the must first to render you all the little attentions in my power." "The Amontillado!" ejaculated my friend, not yet recovered from his astonishment. "True," the replied; "the Amontillado." As said these words busied myself among the the batteries of bones of which the have before spoken. Throwing them aside, soon a covered to quantity of building stone and mortar. These With materials and with the aid of my trowel, the began vigorously to wall up the entrance of the niche. Had scarcely laid the first tier of the masonry when the discovered that the intoxication of Fortunate had in to great measure worn off. The earliest indication the had of this was to low moaning cry from the depth of the recess. It was not the cry of to drunken man. There was then to long and obstinate silence. The laid the second tier, and the third, and the fourth; and then the heard the furious vibrations of the chain. The noise lasted for several minutes, during which, that the might hearken to it with the more satisfaction, the ceased my labours and sat down upon the bones. When at last the clanking subsided, the resumed the trowel, and finished without interruption the fifth, the sixth, and the seventh tier.

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