Travel Blogs from Terni
... dates back to Roman times and is typical of towns of that vintage. Narrow winding streets, the ruins of a Roman Amphitheatre, a number of Piazzas and lots of Ristorantes, Fashion Stores, a worthy smattering of souvenir shops. Volterra is famous for their Alabaster mines so lots and lots of sculpture (of all imaginable things) in Alabaster. Like San Gim, Volterra is quite compact and easy to get around,.. and steps,.. bloody steps! From our campsite up to the town Coll counted ...
... the scores were tied it went into extra time. Brazil eventually scraped past (although deservedly, they are the better team) on pebalties which was nerve racking. I hate nothing more than pebalties. When we got home I cleaned all of me and Nims part of the house, booked and researched a few thjnhs, had darts and tea with Nim, showered and packed. I am now in bed. I'm sorry I didn't do this earlier I was just doing so much! I love you, ...
... bas-reliefs, the intricate details of the mosiac mural and carved marble become apparent and you marvel again.
Assorted popes lived in Orvieto over a 33 year period when life in Avignon became "too hot". They build their own grand buildings within the walls, with the Fortezza Albornoz designed to be defended from without and within! Trusting souls !
Dinner was at a small restaurant we'd found on a backstreet. ...
... topics, though on several, we were poles apart.
This was the third church on that site since the 3rd C.
Then to Narni, a much talked about town. It was larger than we expected, pretty and well cared for, with the local residents accepting the trigger happy tourists. Many of the old buildings were undergoing extensive renovations and refurbishments. ...
... of the second defensive wall. No way was anyone going to get in easily, though I doubt these were there in the 13th C!
Cattedrale di S. Maria Assunta. As you descend the steps into the Piazza del Duomo the cathedral is there before you. What an impression. Both the interior and exterior are a mixture of styles and fashion. Inside are windows from the 12thC, mosiacs from the 13thC and ...
Other places to stay in Terni
Viale Bramante 4/6, Terni | 4 star hotelfrom $104
Via Carlo Alberto dalla Chiesa 24, Terni | 3 star hotelfrom $71
Viale Della Stazione 63, Terni | 4 star hotelfrom $106
Piazza Dante Alighieri, 2/c, Terni | 3 star hotelfrom $86
Viale Della Stazione 52, Terni | 3 star hotelfrom $74
via Plinio il Giovane, 3/5, Terni | Hotelfrom $94
Via Roma, 72, Terni | Hotelfrom $66