Belvedere

Via Briganti 85, Perugia, Umbria, 06127, Italy | B&B
 

Travel Blogs from Perugia

Assisi, The City of Peace

A travel blog entry by elaineandtom

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Today we spent the day leaning about Assisi and wondering around the town. Daniela was a great tour guide and shared many interesting facts about St. Francis. We began our tour outside the walls at the Hermitage,which is the site of a 14th century convent. It is still occupied by Franciscan friars. Francis began coming here in 1205 when he was struggling with how to live his life. We went in a tiny cave where St. Francis would spend many hours praying. The whole ...

Cooking School in Assisi

A travel blog entry by elaineandtom

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... each region we've been in has its own unique flavors, foods and ways of cooking. Every place we've been has made pasta differently. Today, she mixed all the ingredients in the food processor and very little kneading was involved. As part of the cooking class, Letizia also offered us a chance to go into town and do a food tasting at a small shop owned by some of her friends. We ...

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 ...

Orvieto underground

A travel blog entry by pwhalen

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... to the Chiesa di Sant'Andrea. Its grand portico had also been sheltering people from the rain. Its iconic 12 sided bell tower separates the church from the grand 13th C building that has now become the town hall.


The weather continued to improve so wandered down a few byways and back alleys. Found Pauls birthday present. Couldn't believe how easy it was. Dropped the bag off at the hotel and then into the Cathedral of St ...

Help from an unexpected source

A travel blog entry by pwhalen

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... churches and, of course, the essential coffee shop. A very clean historical area, hardly any cigarette butts or bits of rubbish. The first evidence of settlement dated back to 11-10th C BC, with the city walls being constructed 6-1stC BC well before being conquored and colonised by the romans in the 1stC AD. After many centuries of prosperity alternating with decline (wars, politics, ...

Location

This B&B, located on Via Briganti 85, Perugia, is near Mini Metro, Fontana Maggiore, Pozzo Etrusco (Etruscan Well), and Arco d'Agusto and Sant'Angelo.
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