Hotel Porta Nuova
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- Breakfast Available
- Room service
- Multilingual staff
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed
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... I guess they wouldn't make it! A couple of earthquakes hit the town in the late 90's and destroyed about half the town. Only about 500 people live there now as most others fled to the valley to live in a safer environment. I attached a picture of a temple (with pillars) that dates back to the century before Christ. Unbelievable! It started as a Roman pagan temple and it is now a Catholic Church. St Clare (the Italians call her Chiara (K sound not ch sound which I ...
We stopped first in Ravenna today to see its ceramics and the tomb of Dante. The ceramics were nice but having seen the Blue Mosque eand Hagia Sofia in Istanbul I wasn't too impressed. Supposedly Cole Porter was inspired to write Night and Day while there. We then drive hrough the mountains and then Umbria for another two hours to ...
... metres above sea level. So most of the towns in this region were built high up in the hills. As a result Assisi and the fort itself have stunning 360 deg views of the Umbrian landscape, and would have been an imposing structure for an invading army. We climbed the two watch towers, which are connected by a 105 metre tunnel inside the wall, and standing at 500 metres above sea level, where I could easily see the horizon 40 kms away, the views were breathtaking. The ...
... town to see It was time for a gelato. Nicola, Lorne and I all enjoyed the delicious flavours of our gelato. Then we met our group at the fountain in the main square. We had a local tour guide take us through Assisi towards . We walked past a red curtained door and Giuseppe, our guide, stopped and told us that this was a little chapel that the nuns would pray in and that it wasn't always open to the public and he told us that we could go in. It was another ...
8am on the bus to Ravenna and Perugia (Umbria). Coffee break before Ravenna, lunch between Ravenna and Assisi (near the river on the Tiber river). Some free time in Ravenna shops etc. travelling through Umbria, lunch stop was home made tagliatelle. Stopped ...