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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... br> The brochure indicates that it’s an old converted monastery, and it was definitely different than the Courtyard in Rome. But it was clean and cheap, and only for one night, so not really a big deal. We dropped everything off and set out to find a late (for us anyways) dinner. I was really hoping to find a Bistecca Fiorentina made from a Chinina cow, and while I’m not sure if the breed was right, at least it was delicious (and huge). ...
On this Easter weekend, the greatest 'x factor' was perhaps knowing what was going to be open when, and knowing we had groceries to get us through. We did not know how much of 'lock down' Easter would have on a smaller town. In the end, Spoletto seems to be a popular tourist destination for Italian tourist on Easter weekend. There were many Italians with maps and tour books looking as confused as we did when we first arrived. For Lachlan, the greatest 'x factor' ...
... in terraced streets with many back alleys to discover. Like the other Umbrian hill-towns we have explored, the streets climb at a steep angle, making exploring the town a workout in itself (lucky for us -- we need to balance out the the pizza, wine and gelato!).
The chief draw of this town, of course, is its fame as the birthplace of St. Francis, medieval holy man and founder of the Franciscan order. Born in 1181 in ...
... of San Rufino, which is named for Assisi's patron saint who was the town's first bishop. We marveled at the medieval architecture--various elevations of arches, tunnels and cobbled streets that look like a movie set! We saw the Basilica of St. Clare who was a devoted follower of Francis. We viewed the Roman Temple of Minerva which was converted to a Christian Church in the ninth century. We loved ...
... sites close for about 3 hours from 12 to 3, or 1 to 4). After a look inside, we explored the cemetery. From an outsiders perspective, it looks like a little village. It is a vast collection of family crypts in the shapes of houses, churches (one was even a pyramid) that all stand anywhere from 10 to 20 feet tall. It was fascinating, though you feel a bit like a trespasser in this cemetery which is both hundreds of years old, but also still used today.
The afternoon ...