La Penisola

S.S. 448 Baschi-Todi, Orvieto, Umbria, 05019, Italy | 3 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Orvieto

Bolsena - It's just like going home!

A travel blog entry by colgaz

4
15

... around the area,.. having the odd lazy lunch,.. and the obligatory late afternoon 'happy hour',.. the place really grows on you. We have really enjoyed exploring,.. and relaxing, in Castiglioncello. Thursday morning we woke to clear blue skies,.. and no wind. A quick inspection of the beach and the 3 day prediction was right. The sea is back to normal,.. strikingly blue,.. and as calm as can be. Friday saw us back in Siena for the date with the Dentista. That visit ...

Assisi, The City of Peace

A travel blog entry by elaineandtom

18

... The Basilica contains her remains. At the end of town is The Basilica of St. Francis. St. Francis was buried on this site in 1226. The church was started in 1228 and is considered the first gothic church in Italy. Inside is beautiful, with 28 frescoes lining the walls that show scenes from the life of Francis which he used to teach the Christian message, a mix of documented history and folk legend. The courtyard overlooks a 15th century cloister that houses ...

Cooking School in Assisi

A travel blog entry by elaineandtom

16

... 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 ...

Orvieto underground

A travel blog entry by pwhalen

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... the Assumption, mainly known as the Duomo. Wow. The Rose window, frescoes, statues, relics of a miracle, marble floor inset with biblical and mythological scenes. We had barely begun to absorb the extensive display of art and history when a service began. Obviously quite an event as presided over by a cardinal supported by serial bishops. Most impressive. At the end of the service, the cardinal led the procession of the faithful outside ...

St Valentine

A travel blog entry by pwhalen

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Packed the car and Basil, and left all in the hotel car park while we had our last meander through Terni in brilliant sunshine.

Into the Chiesa di San Francesco where all the statues were wood carvings. Just beautiful.

Just had to try on this cute pair of espraidles. Not surprisingly, too narrow for my foot. However, the saleslady wasn't going ...

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