Travel Blogs from Bastia Umbra
... preferring to live in
simplicity and humility. Following breakfast, we will begin a tour of
Assisi. Visit the tomb of St Francis. Explore the quaint hilltop
birthplace of St Francis that still retains something of the atmosphere
of the early 1200s, the period when St Francis began his ministry.
Contained within the huge 13th-century Basilica are many of the saint's ...
... in the first place was interesting, you have to press a button to enter a round glass chamber and then wait for the inside door to slide open - I felt like I was going to be beamed up to the Enterprise, lol.
Chiave tertza: On my return to the apartment I could not get the key to the side gate to work and was reluctant to apply any force due to this morning's mishap. I had just decided to sit and wait for someone to come home when the electric ...
Our day trip to Assisi:
According to Wikipedia:
Assisi is a townand commune of Italy in the province of Perugia in ...
... We also went to see a few different churches around the city, including the church that St. Francis worshipped at, ten the church that was dedicated to St. Francis which unfortunately you could not take pictures of the inside. The stained glass windows was absolutely beautiful to look ...
... The face of the church was white and it, with the sun reflecting off it, was a perfect scene. One of the friars, who was originally from Pennsylvania, gave us the tour. He was extremely nice and knew a great deal about the church. The interior of the basilica was rather dark, but from what I could tell, was extremely well decorated. The style of the basilica was different from the others we had seen previously in the week in that it ...
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service