IL Poggio dei Pettirossi
Travel Blogs from Bevagna
... 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 ...
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 ...
When Tom began planning the trip in November, he was checking into using our frequent flyer miles and found a flight with seats in Envoy class on the way to Rome using less points than coach. Needless to say, that determined the date we left! What a great way to begin our trip. We each had our own pod which reclined into a flat bed. We were given a set set of ...
... So was the red. The only shame was that we were the only people in the restaurant.
The great chef himself was not in that night, so shared the article with the staff. The walls were covered with pictures and designs of Zeppelins, with a model of one suspended from the ceiling. The chef was a fan of zeppelins and of Led Zeppelin.
... Spiano River valley for a closer view of the Ponte delle Torri, a via duct from the 13th C. It is unusual in that it is "guarded" by towers, an extension of Rocca Albornoziana on one side, and the Fortilizio dei Mulini on the other. Reached the fortilizio and started climbing up, whats new, for a better view when it started drizzling. Turned around and straight back down again, as fast as my ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet