Hotel Il Barbarossa

Via Licina 12, Spoleto, Umbria, 6049, Italy | Hotel
 

Travel Blogs from Spoleto

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

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... 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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... thwarted. She grabbed my foot and tried to force it into the space. Felt like Cinderella's ugly sister ! Eventually defeat was accepted, but not until she's shown me all the shoes she thought I should try!

Onto Basilica di San Valentino - St Valentine's Church. While the saint is revered, and has a statue in his honour, the church is run by the ...

Help from an unexpected source

A travel blog entry by pwhalen

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... of the second defensive wall. No way was anyone going to get in easily, though I doubt these were there in the 13th C!

Cattedrale di S. Maria Assunta. As you descend the steps into the Piazza del Duomo the cathedral is there before you. What an impression. Both the interior and exterior are a mixture of styles and fashion. Inside are windows from the 12thC, mosiacs from the 13thC and ...

Location

This hotel, located on Via Licina 12, Spoleto, is near The Tower's Bridge (Ponte delle Torri), Piazza del Duomo, Teatro Romano, and Arco DI Druso.
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