Residenza Porta Guelfa
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
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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 ...
... Assissi. Of course the home of St Francis of Assissi the town is lovely perched atop the mountain But the main attraction is the Upper and Lower cathedrals built for him that house his tomb. Seems they built a gorgeous gothic church but had more funds so built another Romanesque style one on top of it! Lots of priests and monks around ...
So, we drove north and are now in Tuscany. We stopped at Orvieto, which is an Italian Hill Town. There are many hill towns in Tuscany and Umbria, particularly the former. They were built during the middle ages as defensive structures due to the constant small time warfare and raiding. So, this massive Roman Empire is reduced to sibling squabbling. But there are attractive sights left for us.
In Orvieto, the church is rated by some as the most beautiful ...
... beads. This town also suffered as a result of the 1997 quake, and much of it has been rebuilt as in Spello. So again the place is very clean and tidy, and the place has a "new" feeling about it, making it feel touristy, like an amusement park that has been refurbished. But there are lots of original old buildings to see and explore. The two significant buildings are the Rocca Maggiore and the Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi. The Rocca Maggiore is a fort ...
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 ...