Hotel Benito

Via Marconi, 4, Norcia, Umbria, 06046, Italy | Hotel
 

Travel Blogs from Norcia

Assisi, The City of Peace

A travel blog entry by elaineandtom

18

... monks today. We returned to Assisi in the evening for dinner and then happened to find a chamber music concert in a small chapel. It was performed by members of the Assisi performing arts, a group of musicians from all over the world who come to Assisi for 3 weeks during the summer to study and perform. We heard a variety of music from Mendelssohn, Saint-Saens, Hindemith, and a piece for flute and bassoon by Villa-Lobos. A great day! Going to Montelcino tomorrow. ...

Cooking School in Assisi

A travel blog entry by elaineandtom

16

... olive oils, balsamic, truffle, cheese and meats. After this we drove up to the walls of Assisi and walked around and had dinner. We have a 4 hour tour scheduled for tomorrow with a friend of Letizia who is a tour guide. I've been reading about the Life of St. Francis, and I'm really looking forward to learning more about him. Look for more pictures and history of Assisi tomorrow. ...

Great Start to Vacation!

A travel blog entry by elaineandtom

8

... Assisi, about 3 hours north. We stopped for lunch in Spoletto, home to a summer music festival. We are staying in a lovely bed and breakfast about 5 miles from Assisi, with incredible views of the town. After resting a few hours, we're now off to have dinner and explore the town. Looking forward to a cooking class tomorrow with the owner of our bed and breakfast. ...

St Valentine

A travel blog entry by pwhalen

20

... the Carmalites are thin on the ground in Italy, four priests had come over as missionaries from the very south of India, where the Carmalite faith has a strong following. Even though it was technically shut, one of the priests brought us into the church and gave us a guided tour, which very generous. His english was good, so we had a wide ranging discussion ...

Help from an unexpected source

A travel blog entry by pwhalen

18

... brought in to assist. Perfect english. He translated most ably although obviously had no idea of the details being discussed........shades, time, wispy, texture.....
He spoke Italian, English, Kenyan, plus whatever he'd needed at the refugee camp, and was now in Italy selling on the streets.

Paul and his spunky new lady headed off to Spoleto, a delightful walled city with fortress, ...

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This hotel, located on Via Marconi, 4, Norcia, is near Lake Trasimeno (Lago Trasimeno), Exchange Guild (Collegio del Cambio), and Valnerina.
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