Albornoz Palace Hotel
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- Minbar in room
- Continental Breakfast
- Reduced mobility rooms
- Non-smoking hotel
- High-speed internet in room
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... the way back I finagled my way into being let off at Pisa and buying a ticket for another train back to Florence from there which was much cheaper. I made some good progress on Werle's book while in the train station. The actual towns of Cinque Terre were beautiful. We only visited two of them, Riomagiori (pretty close to how it's actually spelled I think) and Monteresso. These beautifully colored, tiny, sea towns have a captivating landscape, ...
Today was a relative boring one, due to the 5 1/2 hours we had to spend on the bus. The usual stops for toilets or lunch continued as normal. When we finally arrived at Assisi we drove past the Santa Maria deli Angeli, the church at which St. Francis started his order of Monks and eventually died. We drove for a few more minutes ...
After breakfast (which Robyn missed) we arrived at Luigi and Anna Maria's, ready for whatever they had in store for us.
As Anna Maria was very busy preparing lunch Luigi took us on a relatively short walking tour of Foligno. There is much to see of its early heritage if you know where to look, and Luigi is very proud of his birthplace.
We saw evidence of the Roman settlement via bridges and the city wall. Many parts of the ...
... the piazza in front of the massive Cathedral with its ornate facade. A gentleman in the town hall across from it struck up a conversation with us and said it took 12 generations of builders to complete the structure. The town had a nice semi urban vibe to it and I noticed it is on the main train line between Florence and Rome. Easy to revisit without a car. :-)
After leaving Cortona we slipped briefly out of Tuscany to visit nearby Assisi in the province of Perugia. Resting place for St Francis it was sombre to visit his tomb under the church there, however the rest of the town has been transformed into a religious tourist destination. What said it all was the carousel outside one of the churches that was adorned with religious motifs...note the Francescan monks in the background. ...