Arcangelo

Via Orticellli,06038, Spello, Umbria, 06038, Italy | Hotel
 

Travel Blogs from Spello

Assisi, The City of Peace

A travel blog entry by elaineandtom

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... monks today. We returned to Assisi in the evening for dinner and then happened to find a chamber music concert in a small chapel. It was performed by members of the Assisi performing arts, a group of musicians from all over the world who come to Assisi for 3 weeks during the summer to study and perform. We heard a variety of music from Mendelssohn, Saint-Saens, Hindemith, and a piece for flute and bassoon by Villa-Lobos. A great day! Going to Montelcino tomorrow. ...

Cooking School in Assisi

A travel blog entry by elaineandtom

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... each region we've been in has its own unique flavors, foods and ways of cooking. Every place we've been has made pasta differently. Today, she mixed all the ingredients in the food processor and very little kneading was involved. As part of the cooking class, Letizia also offered us a chance to go into town and do a food tasting at a small shop owned by some of her friends. We ...

Great Start to Vacation!

A travel blog entry by elaineandtom

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... Assisi, about 3 hours north. We stopped for lunch in Spoletto, home to a summer music festival. We are staying in a lovely bed and breakfast about 5 miles from Assisi, with incredible views of the town. After resting a few hours, we're now off to have dinner and explore the town. Looking forward to a cooking class tomorrow with the owner of our bed and breakfast. ...

St Valentine

A travel blog entry by pwhalen

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... the Carmalites are thin on the ground in Italy, four priests had come over as missionaries from the very south of India, where the Carmalite faith has a strong following. Even though it was technically shut, one of the priests brought us into the church and gave us a guided tour, which very generous. His english was good, so we had a wide ranging discussion ...

Help from an unexpected source

A travel blog entry by pwhalen

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... of the second defensive wall. No way was anyone going to get in easily, though I doubt these were there in the 13th C!

Cattedrale di S. Maria Assunta. As you descend the steps into the Piazza del Duomo the cathedral is there before you. What an impression. Both the interior and exterior are a mixture of styles and fashion. Inside are windows from the 12thC, mosiacs from the 13thC and ...

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This hotel, located on Via Orticellli,06038, Spello, is near Piazza del Comune, Monte Subasio, Fonte Oliviera, and Casa del Maestri Comacini.
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