Grottaa dell'Angelo

Via Gioia 47, Gubbio, Umbria, 06024, Italy | Hotel

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Gubbio from above

A travel blog entry by exoticrhonda on Nov 06, 2013

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Today we went to a deli to gather some makings for a picnic - bread, salami, cold pork, fresh pesto, truffle cheese, olives and sun-dried tomatoes, before we headed off to the Basilica of Saint Ubaldo. This Basilica is high above the town of Gubbio and is usually accessed by a cable car. Today, we accessed it by a taxi as the cable car was not …


A travel blog entry by exoticrhonda on Nov 05, 2013

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Leaving Venice by train, we headed to Bologna, then Ancona via Pessaro, then finally on to Gubbio, a medieval town in Umbria. Gubbio has a recorded history back to 300 BC, where it was an ally of Rome. Gubbio is renown for its local produce of meat, cheese, salamis and truffles.

We arrived quite late, so once we dumped our bags, we …

Assisi, The City of Peace

A travel blog entry by elaineandtom


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


Today we had a cooking class at our bed and breakfast in Assisi. Letizia was a great teacher and cook. We were also joined by another guest from England. We made a lentil, tomato and mozzarella salad, a spinach fritatta, stringozzi pasta, and limoncello melon panacotta for desert. It was all tradition Umbrian food, and she did a wonderful job teaching us the different techniques in ...

Great Start to Vacation!

A travel blog entry by elaineandtom


When Tom began planning the trip in November, he was checking into using our frequent flyer miles and found a flight with seats in Envoy class on the way to Rome using less points than coach. Needless to say, that determined the date we left! What a great way to begin our trip. We each had our own pod which reclined into a flat bed. We were given a set set of ...

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This hotel, located on Via Gioia 47, Gubbio, is near Palazzo dei Consoli and Museo Civico, Cathyedral (Duomo di Gubbio), Teatro Romano, and San Francesco Gubbio.
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