Hotel Gentile da Fabriano
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- Continental Breakfast
- High-speed internet in room
- Smoking rooms available
- Refrigerator in room
- Multilingual staff
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... it is a fascinating place, one of the most visited places in Italy. Short history : this is the birthplace of St Francis and St Clare whose remains are in their respective churches on the property. Assisi is a walled city on top of a hill (in medieval times they were always at war with other cities so they created a wall to protect themselves). Just outside the wall there are two escalators (I know, really!) to help the millions of tourists get up the ...
... Assissi. Of course the home of St Francis of Assissi the town is lovely perched atop the mountain But the main attraction is the Upper and Lower cathedrals built for him that house his tomb. Seems they built a gorgeous gothic church but had more funds so built another Romanesque style one on top of it! Lots of priests and monks around ...
... there isn't a lot happening in Spello itself. It is located in a lovely scenic area with some ruins nearby but as I recall the main reason for stopping there was to try out some local Umbrian wines. Anyway it was a nice place to relax and chill out for a couple of days. While Phil and Michelle went out looking for an appropriate place to try out a few wines, Alita and I went back to the apartment and sat out on our balcony, soaking up the ambiance and serenity (bit of ...
... when it came to the bright green top and pants combination - a very firm "No"
Then Montepulciano in Tuscany the next day. A visit to the centuries old winery Cantucci Cantina that has been producing wines for over a thousand years !!! Adamo, the winemaker, was quite the character and loved having his photo taken, and trying to get a squeeze or kiss of us girls at the same time !!
We walked into the ...
... a University town, and when we get to the top of the town we stop at a university cafe in a shiny marble nineteenth century building. Then we explore the streets squares and piazza, which are full of people and busyness. We find a vegetarian cafe, and Helen is in heaven, and enjoy a glass of wine and some healthy, tasty food. Beetroot in Italian, I discover is literally called "red turnip". It works for me. We wind our way out of the town, and down to the station ...