Hotel Paradiso

Via Caduti della Miniera, 5, Giano dell'Umbria, Province of Perugia, Umbria, 06030, Italy | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $103.00
 

Travel Blogs from Giano dell'Umbria

Assisi, The City of Peace

A travel blog entry by elaineandtom

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... 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

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Today we had a cooking class at our bed and breakfast in Assisi. Letizia was a great teacher and cook. We were also joined by another guest from England. We made a lentil, tomato and mozzarella salad, a spinach fritatta, stringozzi pasta, and limoncello melon panacotta for desert. It was all tradition Umbrian food, and she did a wonderful job teaching us the different techniques in ...

Great Start to Vacation!

A travel blog entry by elaineandtom

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... Assisi, about 3 hours north. We stopped for lunch in Spoletto, home to a summer music festival. We are staying in a lovely bed and breakfast about 5 miles from Assisi, with incredible views of the town. After resting a few hours, we're now off to have dinner and explore the town. Looking forward to a cooking class tomorrow with the owner of our bed and breakfast. ...

Orvieto underground

A travel blog entry by pwhalen

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... outside the city walls. Quite pleasant till the rain started! Fortunately, we weren't too far from Porta Maggiore, so were able to re-enter the city. No umbrella so I'd been hugging the walls till we found a cafe, and just in time, as the heavens opened. It poured and hailed.....shades of Ronda! Rather enjoyed sipping coffee and watching poor unfortunates dash through the rain.

Once the rain reduced to a slight drizzle, ...

St Valentine

A travel blog entry by pwhalen

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... the choice of a room with a view of the Duomo or a suite with a lounge area. Took the suite. Got our bearings and off to Zeppelin for dinner. I'd read about the chef/food of Zeppelin in a SMH article last year. It didn't disappoint. I tried the chick pea and truffle soup followed by boar and pasta, while Paul sampled the local cured meats then the boar ...

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This 3 star hotel is located in the Tabacalera area of Giano dell'Umbria.
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