Hotel Grotta Azzurra

Via Alfieri 6, Norcia, Umbria, 06046, Italy | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $92.00
 

Travel Blogs from Norcia

Assisi, The City of Peace

A travel blog entry by elaineandtom

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Today we spent the day leaning about Assisi and wondering around the town. Daniela was a great tour guide and shared many interesting facts about St. Francis. We began our tour outside the walls at the Hermitage,which is the site of a 14th century convent. It is still occupied by Franciscan friars. Francis began coming here in 1205 when he was struggling with how to live his life. We went in a tiny cave where St. Francis would spend many hours praying. The whole ...

Cooking School in Assisi

A travel blog entry by elaineandtom

16

... dishes. Letizia also produces her own olive oil and we did a tasting of her oil vs. a store oil. There was a huge difference. I think you can officially call us olive oil snobs! After our 4 hour class, and meal with an amazing view, it was time for a siesta. ( I can get used to this!) This was our 6th cooking class in italy. People often ask us which one we like best. It's hard to ...

Great Start to Vacation!

A travel blog entry by elaineandtom

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... to use, as well as an amenity pack with socks, sleep mask, earplugs, toothbrush, etc. For dinner we had an appetizer, beef tenderloin and Ben and Jerry's ice cream for dessert. Of course, wine was also on the list, and it wasn't from a box! Not too bad for airplane food. Dinner service lasted almost 3 hours. After arriving in Rome, we got our car and ...

St Valentine

A travel blog entry by pwhalen

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... So was the red. The only shame was that we were the only people in the restaurant.

The great chef himself was not in that night, so shared the article with the staff. The walls were covered with pictures and designs of Zeppelins, with a model of one suspended from the ceiling. The chef was a fan of zeppelins and of Led Zeppelin.



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Help from an unexpected source

A travel blog entry by pwhalen

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Absolutely desperate for a haircut. Advised by the hotel receptionist (female) re salon, and was luckily able to make an appointment for later that morning. Knew it was going to be interesting, as no-one spoke english. In the chair and the moment has arrived. After struggling for a while, the (?) Kenyan street seller, who was in having a chat with the staff and clients, as well as displaying his ...

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Location

This 3 star hotel, located on Via Alfieri 6, Norcia, is near Lake Trasimeno (Lago Trasimeno), Exchange Guild (Collegio del Cambio), and Valnerina.
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    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent