Hotel Vignola Assisi
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Reduced mobility rooms
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... much prettier than Clare) founded the Poor Clare sisters (we have a small group of them in Delray Beach). Her body is intact in a glass tomb in the church. St Francis' body is in his church but you can't see him (he is in a metal box protected because in the past, people wanted to get relics of his body. Interestingly enough he was baptized Giovanni and then changed his name to Francis when he gave up all his worldly goods to follow the church. He founded ...
We stopped first in Ravenna today to see its ceramics and the tomb of Dante. The ceramics were nice but having seen the Blue Mosque eand Hagia Sofia in Istanbul I wasn't too impressed. Supposedly Cole Porter was inspired to write Night and Day while there. We then drive hrough the mountains and then Umbria for another two hours to ...
... a basilica) named after St Francis. Whilst the outside of the church is relatively plain, compared to some in Italy, the vast interior is almost completely covered by large frescos, most of them (28 to be exact) explain the life and passion of St Francis. Well worth the visit. While having lunch in the central plaza, we overheard a tour guide explaining to his group why the top half of the town had blue flags on display outside houses, the bottom half of the town has ...
... extended to help, canvas laid down to trap those rollaway olives and .......it's time to pick, pick pick !!
Noel and I were invited to Il Fontanaro winery and Olive Grove. It's a beautiful farm overlooking a valley in Paciano, next door village to Panicale. We were looking forward to experiencing such a local traditional event ,and I was secretly really excited , as they have 2 beautiful chocolate Labradors that I could play with.
... known as the Green Heart of Italy, and is lush with olive groves , patches of grapevines and fields of sunflowers, albeit best in May/June.
Panicale sits halfway between Rome and Florence on the border of Tuscany and Umbria, it is steeped in history, art and culture, not to mention some fantastic food, wine and the liquid gold of Olive Oil . We are close the famous Tuscan towns like Cortona ( of Francis Mayes /Under The Tuscan Sun Fame ) and fabulous Umbrian towns ...