Castello di Poreta
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Reduced mobility rooms
- Room service
- Refrigerator in room
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... order and there is a monastery that houses friars there to this day. The complex is a military fortress and a pontifical palace. Part of the basilica was destroyed in the earthquake and the European Union provided millions of euros to repair the structure. Repairs were completed in two years (which is unheard of in this time) but it emphasized the importance of this town to the cultural history of the world. Interesting that the frescos on the ceiling are not ...
Here's one for the foodies .....
It was our last festival before leaving Umbria , and it was THE BIG ONE, the one I had been really waiting for .....a White Truffle festival.
Umbria produces more truffles than anywhere else in Italy. The White Truffle is particularly valuable as it's less prolific than the Black Summer ...
We stopped first in Ravenna today to see its ceramics and the tomb of Dante. The ceramics were nice but having seen the Blue Mosque eand Hagia Sofia in Istanbul I wasn't too impressed. Supposedly Cole Porter was inspired to write Night and Day while there. We then drive hrough the mountains and then Umbria for another two hours to ...
... train to the Assisi station, then a bus where we disembarked at the edge of town because the bus driver had picked up so many passengers we were squeezed in like sardines and it was quite uncomfortable. Phil read that Assisi has about 4 million tourists a year, and I could believe that as we walked the narrow streets, passing souvenir shop after souvenir shop. And cafes and osterios and ristorantes. You would never die of starvation here, nor want for a crucifix or a set ...
As we have enjoyed lots of delicious fresh pasta and yummy thin-crust pizza, we were all keen to know how we might be able to make these tasty Italian specialities at home. We were able to arrange a cooking lesson with Leonardo, a restauranteur and often-times chef for hire for our landlords Laurie and Norma, a British couple who own a number of rental properties in the area. Laurie picked us up and took ...