Castel San Gregorio

Via San Gregorio, 16, Assisi, Umbria, 06081, Italy | Castle
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Another week gone by!

A travel blog entry by lynnib

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... water caused disease (possibly malaria). Over the centuries, various modifications have been undertaken until now it serves as both a tourist attraction and a water source for hydro-electric power generation. The flow is switched on and off throughout the day to satisfy the power station, so it is worth scheduling a visit to see the steady trickle turn into a powerful white cascade as it drops 165m over three levels. Loud klaxons blare ...

Valnerina, Umbria

A travel blog entry by lynnib

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... bike but encountered some tough climbs. This location had not occurred to us for this trip until our Dutch neighbour at St. Clair, Rien, mentioned the Piano Grande in the Mount Sibillini National Park which is noted for its display of colourful Spring flowers. So that's where we visited today (Friday). From nearby Visso we started the steady climb up into the Park via Castelangelo and Gualdo until at the Piano Perduto we could see Castelluccio ahead. This small village atop the hill ...

Perugia, narrow streets and an ambitious GPS

A travel blog entry by clgs

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... like time for lunch in the main piazza. After some delicious pasta, a nice bottle of rosato and a coffee we decided to head for home and a quiet afternoon of relaxing ... But not before we detoured through a cake shop to pick up a little sweet something for later! Home now, and Craig is relaxing by the pool while I write these words. Tomorrow we drive to Florence airport to catch a plane to Zurich so it will be goodbye to Italy for a week and hello to ...

Assisi and Spello (it's a town not a word game)

A travel blog entry by clgs

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... and associated chapels and places. Unfortunately for you there are no pictures allowed but I'm sure you can google them if interested. The Basilica di S Chiara (St Clare) was our next stop of significance. Again grand, but simpler with the added attraction of St Clare lying on display in the crypt below. My memory of 30 years ago was that there was an attendant nun who would remove the cloth covering her time blackened visage when pilgrims approached. Sr Mary the Veil ...

Who knew? Gubbio ... What a treasure!

A travel blog entry by clgs

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... of the four saint-named quarters of the city climb their way up the side of a small mountain above which sits a small castle/fortress. In the centre, half way up and at the junction of the four quarters sits the very old and impressive Palazzo dei Consoli constructed in 12 hundred and something to form a centre to the city and today housing an interesting collection of historic art and ceramics, as well as some modern exhibitions. Spent a ...

Location

This castle, located on Via San Gregorio, 16, Assisi, is near Roman Temple of Minerva (Museo e Foro Romano), Assisi East-West Center, Tempio di Minerva, and Pinacoteca.
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