B&B Il Casale della Fornace

Via Mattei 4/6, Bastia Umbra, Umbria, Italy | B&B
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Travel Blogs from Bastia Umbra

Assisi, The City of Peace

A travel blog entry by elaineandtom

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... The Basilica contains her remains. At the end of town is The Basilica of St. Francis. St. Francis was buried on this site in 1226. The church was started in 1228 and is considered the first gothic church in Italy. Inside is beautiful, with 28 frescoes lining the walls that show scenes from the life of Francis which he used to teach the Christian message, a mix of documented history and folk legend. The courtyard overlooks a 15th century cloister that houses ...

Cooking School in Assisi

A travel blog entry by elaineandtom

16

... dishes. Letizia also produces her own olive oil and we did a tasting of her oil vs. a store oil. There was a huge difference. I think you can officially call us olive oil snobs! After our 4 hour class, and meal with an amazing view, it was time for a siesta. ( I can get used to this!) This was our 6th cooking class in italy. People often ask us which one we like best. It's hard to ...

Great Start to Vacation!

A travel blog entry by elaineandtom

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When Tom began planning the trip in November, he was checking into using our frequent flyer miles and found a flight with seats in Envoy class on the way to Rome using less points than coach. Needless to say, that determined the date we left! What a great way to begin our trip. We each had our own pod which reclined into a flat bed. We were given a set set of ...

Day 51 (Giove/Perugia)

A travel blog entry by marcohj

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... a few hours we went to meet our parents and went to a little nice restaurants just off the main square. I had gnocchi and this weird dish that was basically like a fancy grilled cheese and a salad. I felt a bit better after. After dinner we went for a walk and got some ice cream, then went to this place where you can see all over the surrounding countryside including Assissi. At this point I'll mention that Nim and Akashi, who I believe have little in common, ...

Asssi - not sure about this town

A travel blog entry by cflove

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... pilgrimage to. We were not allowed to take pictures but I did sneak a shot of the man's tomb. For some it was clearly an emotional experience and there were several people weeping in the church. For non-believers like us it was a pretty church but perhaps less spectacular than the Monreale we saw in Sicily. It was set in a wonderful location though and the views were magnificent.

After the church we went off ...

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