Hotel Dei Duchi
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- Minbar in room
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- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
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I am feeling terrible today, so we elected to stay at the hotel and not go to Assissi. Only another cathedral (three tier this time) with St. Francis's relics, a finger and his head (supposedly so). Much better than we stay and rest and try and get over these colds.
The hotel is lovely. Even has showers (not in the bath). Wonderful views …
At least to my humble viewpoint it is. A town where people just appear ! Numerous steep cobbled alleyways, lots of churches, great hillside views. It's clean and so spacious - a town located at the head of a valley, with height and historically quite strategic. It's a walled city (remnant) but you can't walk them as you can in Xian an ancient …
... a church, there are two basilicas, an upper which is bigger & brighter with frescos on the wall depicting St Francis's life then the lower basilica which has the tomb of St Francis., he was born here in 1128, known as a poet, he formed the Franciscan order. The town feels a little like it is frozen in the middle ages, got off the bus and walked up the hill to our hotel, St Francesco hotel directly opposite ...
... already in bed) what I should write about for Assisi they all said the dinner last night so I guess I need to give you some more detail. As I said yesterday, the train ride from Florence was REALLY hot and we had trouble checking in. And because it was so late we decided to just eat at the hotel instead of searching for a place. It was a great choice! The staff at the restaurant were very helpful and accommodating, ...
... We tour the wine production area, walked the vineyards to the old caves which date back centuries to when monks were making wine here for the church. After the tour were are treated to a wonderful tasting and an incredible spread of cheeses, meats, and breads. The wine was excellent and we very much enjoyed the other travelers, making for a wonderful visit. After all that food we decide to share a pizza, enjoy the wine we purchased and prepare for our departure ...