Casale Nel Parco Dei Monte Sibillini
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- High-speed internet in room (free)
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Reduced mobility rooms
- Outdoor pool
TripAdvisor Reviews Casale Nel Parco Dei Monte Sibillini Norcia
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... at the bus park at around 3:30pm and got off, the bus park is located below the basilica of Saint Francis of Assisi. We were given the option to go in, shop in the centre of town or go back to the hotel We proceeded to our hotel as both Mum and I weren't feeling to well . We had a rest before our dinner, which wasn't received very ...
... got room keys & headed out to explore town.
Though the basilica, the ceiling was damaged in a 1997 earthquake, which killed 3 priests, the brown robes mean a senior friar following St Francis law, the grey robes mean junior friar, & the rules are not as strict. Walked down the hill then up the hill to the another chhurch in town, St Claire this has the Clarica nuns in residence.
... built 1230-1253., and decorated by the greatest painters of the 13th and 14th centuries. Giotto’s frescoes illustrate the life of St. Francis all along the nave of the upper church. The purpose of the art was to tell the stories of the Bible and of Saint Francis to the townspeople who could not read or write. With communication as the goal, the artists made the church into a giant picture book.
Bidding farewell to Paolo, ...
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. ...
... of the town ~ firemen, policemen, city officials. I wondered if any of them were mafia?
After dinner we went out onto the Piazza San Benedetto for one last time. Us girls still had to pose with a copy of "Fayette Woman" in order to get our picture in the local magazine. It was such a beautiful night out on the square and we were a lively bunch. We spent one last night in the black chimney room having wine together & being silly.