Travel Blogs from Gubbio, Italy

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Day of relaxation, Gubbio, Italy travel blog

Day of relaxation

A travel blog entry by goweregypt

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Rain overnight, cloud in morning, blue sky & sunshine all afternoon. 21C Today was going to be a day where we stayed at the Borgo and relaxed and soaked in the atmosphere here. And it started the right way where I fell asleep after the alarm went ...

Frasassi Caves - Wow!!, Gubbio, Italy travel blog

Frasassi Caves - Wow!!

A travel blog entry by goweregypt

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Cloudy with some sun. Rain in evening. 18C Today we headed to the Grotte dei Frasassi or Frasassi Caves, about an hour's drive to the east. The four Canadians had been there the day before yesterday and loved it. One of them had been to Jenolan Caves ...

From Tuscany to Umbria, Gubbio, Italy travel blog

From Tuscany to Umbria

A travel blog entry by goweregypt

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... to the father of the patron saint of the town of Gubbio. In the 17th Century the property was left to the Curia of Gubbio that built a church dedicated to two saints. The church was in use until the property was abandoned, owing to a decline in the ...

Umbrian hilltop villages Spello and Montefalco, Gubbio, Italy travel blog

Umbrian hilltop villages Spello and Montefalco

A travel blog entry by goweregypt

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... walled village of Spello & the hilltop walled village of Montefalco (well 45 mins away & then another 20 mins). We think that Gubbio is still the pick but these two were nice too. We chose these as Peter & Carol had been to Spello as well as ...

Swim, sleep, sketch, chat, relax at 'home', Gubbio, Italy travel blog

Swim, sleep, sketch, chat, relax at 'home'

A travel blog entry by goweregypt

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Sunny, light cloud. 22C This was a relaxed, easy day, making the most of the environment and atmosphere here at Borgo di Carpiano. We had breakfast just after 9:30. We have enjoyed the freshly squeezed fruit juices each morning - pineapple; green ...

Lucia and Carlo's Nuptials, Gubbio, Italy travel blog

Lucia and Carlo's Nuptials

A travel blog entry by globetrekker

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SIXTH PIT STOP: Gubbio, ITALY (Local Name: ITALIA) Wedding of Lucia and Carlo After spending a week in Germany, I was ready to start my 14-day tour of Italy. There was something special about the natural beauty, the delightful cuisine, the enchanting ...

family, it's growing., Gubbio, Italy travel blog

family, it's growing.

A travel blog entry by mariedee

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... and upload photos tomorrow. I am terribly worried about disappointing Jamopo. Took some portraits, scenery and general touristy pics. Tonight I am taking Brenda, her future husband and Marieke for dinner in Gubbio. Salivating thinking about Italian food. ...

A day in Gubbio, Gubbio, Italy travel blog

A day in Gubbio

A travel blog entry by goweregypt

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... or tractors. We parked (for free) near one of the medieval gates and the Church of St Francis, or San Francesco, built in 13th Century. Gubbio (pronounced Goob(as in book)-ye-oh) is a medieval town built in the 14th Century, up the side of the hill and it ...

Pinocchio in Gubbio, Gubbio, Italy travel blog

Pinocchio in Gubbio

A travel blog entry by broose09

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The Italian language is both beautiful and humble: - Companion comes from "con pan" meaning “with bread”. Tuscans consider their companions to be those they share their bread with therefore. - Rosemary is “rosmarino” or ...

The Wedding, Gubbio, Italy travel blog

The Wedding

A travel blog entry by mariedee

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... nonsense steeped in superstition! I would be a witness for Brenda and feel very privileged that I was invited. After driving to Gubbio, we all took place in the beautiful council chambers overlooking the Piazza. The ceremony was lovely, all in Italian, ...

Pretty medieval town, even in the rain!..., Gubbio, Italy travel blog

Pretty medieval town, even in the rain!...

A travel blog entry by sasha0001

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...luckilly it wasn't snowing like in Trentino today! ...

27th May Drive Assisi to Gubbio, Gubbio, Italy travel blog

27th May Drive Assisi to Gubbio

A travel blog entry by gavinc

... a koala and kangaroo pin. They had no English and yet had helped us on each of our shopping excursions. Then off to Gubbio, via the scenic route. Scenic it was, but Rebecca was exaggerating when she said it would be well sign posted. We drove through ...

28th May 2000 Gubbio Crossbow Palio, Gubbio, Italy travel blog

28th May 2000 Gubbio Crossbow Palio

A travel blog entry by gavinc

... May 2000 The day dawned with great anticipation. The Crossbow Palio. This is contested twice annually between the bowmen of Gubbio (Umbria) and Sansepelcro (Tuscany), in May in Gubbio and September in Sansepelcro. We spent the morning seeing the ...

Who knew? Gubbio ... What a treasure!, Gubbio, Italy travel blog

Who knew? Gubbio ... What a treasure!

A travel blog entry by clgs

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... . Spent a very enjoyable hour or so exploring the Palazzo and enjoying the view it affords of the city and the surrounding countryside. Gubbio seems to be the home of Umbrian pottery ... as usual, some original and some mass produced ... the home of the ...

Gubbio - Italy, Gubbio, Italy travel blog

Gubbio - Italy

A travel blog entry by roamingmonk

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... roads) - saw heaps better in Asia (and given our track record...that's a big call!) We headed for a festival in Gubbio, near Perugia, that dated back from medieval times, in this quaint little walled village (about 30,000 people).  The whole ...

Gubbio, Gubbio, Italy travel blog

Gubbio

A travel blog entry by hilde

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... is de wandeling (+/- een half uur) naar de Chiesa di Sant’Ubaldo (Ubaldo Baldamini is de patroonheilige van Gubbio). Dit bedevaartsoord ligt helemaal bovenaan de top van de 827m hoge Monte Ingino, waar tegenaan Gubbio zich heeft genesteld. Vanaf de ...

Gubbio...funny name but cute town, Gubbio, Italy travel blog

Gubbio...funny name but cute town

A travel blog entry by chipnputt

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... around us.  We traveled to Perugia and found it to be a huge city with way too much traffic.  So off to Gubbio!  What a quaint little hillside town this was.  It reminded us of Sienna but much smaller.  Here we found the truffles ...

Gubbio from above, Gubbio, Italy travel blog

Gubbio from above

A travel blog entry by exoticrhonda

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... our hotel, the Grotta Dell'Angelo, which rates  a mention in the 2013 Michelin Guide.  I had a pasta meal with truffles, as they say ..... when in Gubbio, eat truffles.  OK, I made that up, however, truffles are a local produce, so why ...

Travel day to Gubbio, Gubbio, Italy travel blog

Travel day to Gubbio

A travel blog entry by ladymanners

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Big day traveling today. Three trains and a bus. We get Rome supplies for the trip as there is tight timeframe to get from one train to the next. Weather has been amazing. Half the people on the trip have left and we have picked up two new ladies. An ...

Gubbio Day Trip, Gubbio, Italy travel blog

Gubbio Day Trip

A travel blog entry by mjspags

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From Perugia, we took a two hour bus ride to Gubbio for the day. I barely made it to the bus stop on time. Hiking up to the top of the mountain was stunningly beautiful. We went from being sweaty at the bottom to freezing in the snow at the top. It was a ...

The Lows and the Highs, Gubbio, Italy travel blog

The Lows and the Highs

A travel blog entry by julianfarr

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Actually, we did the highs first. We drove to a town called Gubbio, inland from us (back towards Perugia really), where we tried out their "cable car". These consist of small cages, each containing a maximum of two people, that go up the side of the ...

Local dates and figs, Gubbio, Italy travel blog

Local dates and figs

A travel blog entry by pwhalen

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... allow the vines and olive groves to flourish while roses sprawl in uninhibited profusion in the cottage gardens. Arrived to find Gubbio festooned in flags and banners. Learnt that the 15th May was the anniversary of Patron Saint Ubaldo's death in 1160 ...

Gubbio, Gubbio, Italy travel blog

Gubbio

A travel blog entry by ladymanners

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Slept in this morning yessss. It's so quiet in " Gubbio" nothing much starts happening until about 7ishhhh. This place is amazing built in the 3rd century BC. The buildings and walls that surround the village are amazing. After breakfast we head to the ...

Gubbian Gastronomy, Gubbio, Italy travel blog

Gubbian Gastronomy

A travel blog entry by sean_emily

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... to try our hand with the local ingredients to craft our own traditional Umbrian recipes.  Sean and I had a little apartment in Gubbio, a medieval town in Umbria for the week to cook away.  All of the below recipes we tried making for the first ...

An Umbrian Excursion, Gubbio, Italy travel blog

An Umbrian Excursion

A travel blog entry by sean_emily

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... wine shop where we were treated samples of the finest Umbrian wines. We collected a couple bottles and headed back to Gubbio for a flourishment of conversation, sips of wine and tasty snacks. Eventually we went on yet another self guided tour this time ...

Gubbio Lively Walled City Very Medieval, Hard City, Gubbio, Italy travel blog

Gubbio Lively Walled City Very Medieval, Hard City

A travel blog entry by filiaduo

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... and villages, do cycling and walks to natural areas, see wildlife and get some hot spring exp - should be good.   Here's Gubbio, Italy, spent 3 days there, meant to send it earlier. I'll blame it on the wifi. GUBBIO A really amazing walled, town ...

Staying at the castle!!, Gubbio, Italy travel blog

Staying at the castle!!

A travel blog entry by roverlibr

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... pasta. Back on the highway the wifi still wouldn't work, so I dug out the maps I had to try to get us to Gubbio.  At several points along the way we asked people along the way for directions and the Italian people couldn't have been more friendly ...

Gubbio, Assisi and Spello, Gubbio, Italy travel blog

Gubbio, Assisi and Spello

A travel blog entry by fionagabriel

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Truffle/Olive Oil country can't wait.......(also Wild Boar) GUBBIO Slept in this morning yessss. It's so quiet in " Gubbio" nothing much starts happening until about 7ishhhh. This place is amazing built in the 3rd century BC. The buildings and walls that ...

Gubbio, Gubbio, Italy travel blog

Gubbio

A travel blog entry by exoticrhonda

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Leaving Venice by train, we headed to Bologna, then Ancona via Pessaro, then finally on to Gubbio, a medieval town in Umbria.    Gubbio has a recorded history back to 300 BC, where it was an ally of Rome.  Gubbio is renown for its local ...

Church and war stories, Gubbio, Italy travel blog

Church and war stories

A travel blog entry by dabby1

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... As you can see, we take to the streets with our phones and laptops once we have drunk the place dry. Next stop is Gubbio for lunch - tasty lasagne! Explored the medieval city and took the 'Funivia "Colle Eletto"' (standing gondola) to the mountain tops ...

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