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 ...

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 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. ...

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 ...

Road to Assisi, Assisi, Italy travel blog

Road to Assisi

A travel blog entry by albertabrandts

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I am writing this from a pullout beside a highway just south of Assisi, in central Italy. We ended up here because of vehicular difficulty.  "Fiat" is becoming an expletive around here.  It is a 4-letter word starting with F after all.  It ...

Assisi and Umbria, Assisi, Italy travel blog

Assisi and Umbria

A travel blog entry by jlbarker

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... with a shake of the paw). Assisi is very different than Gubbio. Assisi is the birth place of St. Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of Italy. Although the telltale Roman fixtures are present (city wall, gates, etc) the motto here is "peace and ...

That's an awful lot of traveling for one Saint!, Assisi, Italy travel blog

That's an awful lot of traveling for one Saint!

A travel blog entry by lindaandstuart

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... amp; detours.  We've been waiting all trip to see snow, so we really shouldn't complain... it's beautiful. We finally reached Assisi at about 3:30pm.  It's just a smallish village on the plain, but towering above it is the Basilica of St. ...

A month in sunny Greece, Assisi, Italy travel blog

A month in sunny Greece

A travel blog entry by jeniboots

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Hello Everyone! We just arrived back in Italy yesterday having spent a glorious month in the sunshine! We loved Greece and had a great time there. Got masses of photos so gonna put them on first then will add detail afterwards if there's time! Ok here ...

Assisi and Beautiful Umbria, Assisi, Italy travel blog

Assisi and Beautiful Umbria

A travel blog entry by brightonhill

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... of wildflowers mixed in with the grapes and olives made it all look like a postcard. As we drove down the highway towards Assisi, we all were pointing out the castles, churches, and wineries that kept popping up amongst the greenery. Miles and miles of ...

Good wine and new friends, Assisi, Italy travel blog

Good wine and new friends

A travel blog entry by jessien

... the US army... I thought hthat was pretty weird, but cool. anyway, we all got to talking and it turned out that he had returned to assisi to take care of his mother. In the mean time, he opened up this little shop to sell wine, olive oil, and balsalmic ...

A visit to Assisi, Assisi, Italy travel blog

A visit to Assisi

A travel blog entry by loissg

... Carla's knee was bothering her too much to climb that far.  We stopped at the gift shop and I bought a book about Assisi and one about the life of St. Francis. We walked back down the very slanted streets and caught another bus back down to ...

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