Paola

Via della Canapina 5, Perugia, Umbria, 06121, Italy | Hotel
 

Travel Blogs from Perugia

Assisi, The City of Peace

A travel blog entry by elaineandtom

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... so peaceful and beautiful, I can see why St. Francis liked it. We walked through the walled city, up many side streets with beautiful flowers and many stairs. I should have some nice looking calves when we return! We visited the Basilica of St. Clare, built in 1265. It is dedicated to Clare, who was a friend of St. Francis and wanted to follow in his life of obedience to Christ, poverty and chastity. She set up a convent nearby with many followers known as the ...

Cooking School in Assisi

A travel blog entry by elaineandtom

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... each region we've been in has its own unique flavors, foods and ways of cooking. Every place we've been has made pasta differently. Today, she mixed all the ingredients in the food processor and very little kneading was involved. As part of the cooking class, Letizia also offered us a chance to go into town and do a food tasting at a small shop owned by some of her friends. We ...

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 ...

Orvieto underground

A travel blog entry by pwhalen

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... of information. The tombs were created out of carved tufa blocks, and engraved with the name of the deceased.

Under the city is a labyrinth of caves and tunnels. Each house/building had its own "cellar", the usage depending on aspect and need. The cellar was dug to provide building material for the house above, and also to increase the available space. Some cellars had been complete workshops. On the warmer southern side of ...

Help from an unexpected source

A travel blog entry by pwhalen

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... what else ?), it began its definitive "comeback" after WW II. Given its history, it was fortunate so many of the grand old buildings and churches survived.

Couldn't miss the Rocca Albornoziana atop its rocky pinnacle. Visible from all directions. From behind the Duomo, a tunnel lead inside the rock, with an arrow indicating up to the fortress. 237 steps up the core of the pinacle to reach ...

Location

This hotel, located on Via della Canapina 5, Perugia, is near Mini Metro, Fontana Maggiore, Pozzo Etrusco (Etruscan Well), and Arco d'Agusto and Sant'Angelo.
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