Travel Blogs from Assisi, Italy

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St. Francis and the Dying City, Assisi and Civita di Bagnoregio, Italy travel blog

St. Francis and the Dying City

A travel blog entry by gr8escape

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... a day and camped for the first time at a great campground on the side of the mountain.  There's lots of good camping in Assisi - I think for the pilgrims.  After checking in and getting the "you want to camp???  now?" we picked out our site ...

. . . and then Italy!, Venice, Florence, Cinque Terra, Siena, Assisi, Rome, Italy travel blog

. . . and then Italy!

A travel blog entry by sharadnsusan

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... the nutella flavor). We did some serious clothes shopping and then ate some more! Barely took a picture. Then we were off to Assisi (of St. Francis fame). We rented a little house, complete with mini-kitchen, at this B&B for five glorious days, which ...

A visit with St Francis of Assisi, Assisi, Italy travel blog

A visit with St Francis of Assisi

A travel blog entry by millfamsabbat15

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... any breakfast will compare to the that of the one in Florence, I'm not sure any will be better than the cappuccino in Assisi.  It was outstanding!  Good Italian coffee really does make a difference. St. Francis of Assisi was born around 1182 ...

Wandering around Assisi. .., Assisi, Italy travel blog

Wandering around Assisi. ..

A travel blog entry by ceesadventures

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A blessing and a wish, Assisi, Italy travel blog

A blessing and a wish

A travel blog entry by ceesadventures

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... ask the universe for something, to bring you and your loved ones more peace and happiness, and I will send some good Assisi vibes in your direction. I am incredibly grateful for the love and kindness I have received here in Italy everyday, from ...

Assisi was as magnificent as we remembered!, Assisi, Italy travel blog

Assisi was as magnificent as we remembered!

A travel blog entry by linarogers

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... were visiting. We also saw the attached religious museum and bought a few little gifts for my Italian friends. We then walked around Assisi and it is another authentic hill top town – the alto part is where we were. It was very quiet as it is ...

Exploring Assisi's medieval town!, Assisi, Italy travel blog

Exploring Assisi's medieval town!

A travel blog entry by momentsintime

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... -            Venice to Ravenna-Classe:   2 hours 30 minutes -            Ravenna-Classe to Assisi:   2 hours 30 minutes ...

Still trying to catch you up, Assisi, Italy travel blog

Still trying to catch you up

A travel blog entry by jessien

... they eventually showed up and we got on a bus to assisi.... Needless to say I slept most of the way.... We made it to assisi. Now, I was warned beforehand to pack light because we had a big hill to climb with all of our bags....I was well aware that I ...

Assisi, Basilicas and beyond....., Assisi, Italy travel blog

Assisi, Basilicas and beyond.....

A travel blog entry by jklezok

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... to Assisi Walk". This is another guy who knows his business. The directions were bang on and very informative. The streets in Assisi, like the rest of Italy are all on a slant. (It seems they are all up hill too!) My butt and legs are using muscles that ...

Rain, rain go away until I'm out of Italy :), Assisi, Italy travel blog

Rain, rain go away until I'm out of Italy :)

A travel blog entry by abalzer

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... but when traveling you must just plod along because we can’t change the weather. So today we left Rome and headed towards Assisi, Italy, in the Umbria region and it was a beautiful ride.  The Umbria region is famous for its wine and ...

Assisi, Assisi, Italy travel blog

Assisi

A travel blog entry by blairlax26

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The home of St. Francis offered a quiet hotel away from the ...

Assisi, the city of St. Francis, Assisi, Italy travel blog

Assisi, the city of St. Francis

A travel blog entry by dreamkeepr18

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... cross; I have one hanging in my car--not as a religious symbol, mind you, but as a symbol of my trip to Italy, Assisi specifically), ceramic tiles depicting St. Francis and several periods in his life, St. Francis candlesticks, St. Francis jams and ...

Assisi, Assisi, Italy travel blog

Assisi

A travel blog entry by chrisandmike

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We left Rome on Sunday morning and have now been in Assisi a couple of days. It is a beautiful hill top town with narrow streets and a fortress on top. It is a great place to relax after Rome. We are staying in a great hotel called Grotta Antica run by ...

Assisi, Assisi, Italy travel blog

Assisi

A travel blog entry by david.seldon

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... in the walls were for.......After we called it quits - it was getting on for 18.00 by this time, we set sail for Assisi, where we are now comfortably ensconced, and will attack the village tomorrow.It's after midnight again, or as usual, so that's it ...

Assisi visted, Assisi, Italy travel blog

Assisi visted

A travel blog entry by david.seldon

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... steep road into the town and up to visit the Papal Basilica of St Francis, built 1228 - 1230 to commemorate St Francis of Assisi. Now, this is a simply enormous edifice! It is just huge!  And I have to admit, beautifully done and quite breathtaking. ...

Assisi, Assisi, Italy travel blog

Assisi

A travel blog entry by thetembas

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... he died, in 1228, and was made far more elaborately than he probably would have preferred. In fact, the tiny chapel outside of Assisi that he rebuilt and used as a home base was later covered with one of the largest churches in the world, the Basilica of ...

Assisi:History, Snow White and Corpus Christi Mass, Assisi, Italy travel blog

Assisi:History, Snow White and Corpus Christi Mass

A travel blog entry by dreamkeepr18

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... sun so I headed back to the hotel. One the way back, I ducked into a souvenir shop and bought a book on Assisi (great for pictures I couldn't get, like inside churches and museums), a few postcards (another awesome idea--buy postcards for professional ...

Assisi, Assisi, Italy travel blog

Assisi

A travel blog entry by marwilt

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Assisi, Assisi, Italy travel blog

Assisi

A travel blog entry by bluetriangle15

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... following morning we awoke to a beautiful sunny day with about 30cm of snow covering the city. Was so beautiful!! Very cold too though. Assisi was a very beautiful walled town on top of a hill. Had some adventures with high winds and steep icy ...

Assisi finally...............primo!!!!, Assisi, Italy travel blog

Assisi finally...............primo!!!!

A travel blog entry by ahlquist

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... wonderful. Much more to tell, but need to close for now. We still have Todi, Orvieto, Bevagna and Spello to describe before Assisi, but can't continue now. I hope you are enjoying this as much as I am typing it...we've loved your replies and ...

A Day in Assisi, Assisi, Italy travel blog

A Day in Assisi

A travel blog entry by miss.chris

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... , the other woman can't eat lots of other things too so it makes it easy for me. The hotel is high on the hill of Assisi. http://www.hotelcastelloassisi.it/ I never found out if it was old or just made to look old but Assisi is old. Most of the city built ...

Small, charming, relaxing!, Assisi, Italy travel blog

Small, charming, relaxing!

A travel blog entry by emyandwarren

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... entries, but we're doing our best to catch up! Thanks for reading! Our next city, and our second of four in Italy, was the little town of Assisi. At the time it was the smallest town we'd been to, and it may end up being the smallest of the whole trip. ...

Assisi for the day, Assisi, Italy travel blog

Assisi for the day

A travel blog entry by timthrelkeld

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Helen, Joey, Mom and Dad went to Assisi for the day.  Very fun time.  Very pretty. Had lunch at a sandwich shop on the square that was recommended by Rick Steve's.  Shop had pictures of Rick Steves and everything.  Very nice guy made ...

I C, U C, We all C Assisi, Assisi, Italy travel blog

I C, U C, We all C Assisi

A travel blog entry by spoonball

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... C, We all C Assisi We had breakfast on the patio of our hotel, surrounded by oleander and olive trees. We then visited Assisi, a well preserved medieval hill town designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its art and architecture. Assisi, of course, was ...

Che bella Toscana, Assisi, Italy travel blog

Che bella Toscana

A travel blog entry by ashygag

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... I could do with myself on a Sunday in Florence; as the hordes of tourists were flocking into the duomo, I was catching a train to Assisi via the Perugia line.  Only problem on travelling on Sundays is fewer trains. But it was so worth it!  Its ...

Assisi........hills and everything, Assisi, Italy travel blog

Assisi........hills and everything

A travel blog entry by jessien

... So all was fine and we made it to Rome... This is were a new story begins...but I must hike BACK up the hill to the guest house. Assisi, by the way, is absolutely beautiful! I will tell much more later... I'll also add pictures later. Love ...

On To Umbria, And The Very Spiritual Assisi, Assisi, Italy travel blog

On To Umbria, And The Very Spiritual Assisi

A travel blog entry by annalisamurray

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... (huge, but very stark, especially compared to the Basilica di San Francesco) before continuing our walk through the hillsides of Assisi (enjoying splendid views along the way).  After arriving back at Piazza del Comune, we toured the nearby Chiesa ...

sienna and assisi, Sienna and assisi, Italy travel blog

sienna and assisi

A travel blog entry by emilita

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Under the Tuscan Rain Clouds, Assisi, Italy travel blog

Under the Tuscan Rain Clouds

A travel blog entry by mavsqb1

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... extremely steep roads and tried to send us back down the way we just came.  We overruled him, and shortly found ourselves in Assisi. We found our hotel and parked.  Our room was very nice, including a large bathroom.  We then had to park ...

My new fave of Tuscany..., Assisi, Italy travel blog

My new fave of Tuscany...

A travel blog entry by writingeli

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Assisi was a big surprize to me. More lovely, clean, quiet, hospitable, spiritual than I imagined. It quickly became my favorite city in central Italy.  We spent time at St. Frances church including about 15 minutes in the chapel area where he ...

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