Terme Francescane

Via delle acque , Spello, Umbria, 06038, Italy | Hotel
 

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Assisi, The City of Peace

A travel blog entry by elaineandtom

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Today we spent the day leaning about Assisi and wondering around the town. Daniela was a great tour guide and shared many interesting facts about St. Francis. We began our tour outside the walls at the Hermitage,which is the site of a 14th century convent. It is still occupied by Franciscan friars. Francis began coming here in 1205 when he was struggling with how to live his life. We went in a tiny cave where St. Francis would spend many hours praying. The whole ...

Cooking School in Assisi

A travel blog entry by elaineandtom

16

... olive oils, balsamic, truffle, cheese and meats. After this we drove up to the walls of Assisi and walked around and had dinner. We have a 4 hour tour scheduled for tomorrow with a friend of Letizia who is a tour guide. I've been reading about the Life of St. Francis, and I'm really looking forward to learning more about him. Look for more pictures and history of Assisi tomorrow. ...

Great Start to Vacation!

A travel blog entry by elaineandtom

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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 ...

St Valentine

A travel blog entry by pwhalen

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... 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. ...

Help from an unexpected source

A travel blog entry by pwhalen

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... from the 14th. Behind the facade, the cathedral is not as large as you would initially have thought.

Explored the rest of the town, through didn't make it through all the churches. This was a town that had the cathedral, one basilica, one monastry and 16 churches of note. Heading back to the car, into Chisea dei SS Domenico e Francesco. Massive, simple lines and frescoes.

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This hotel, located on Via delle acque , Spello, is near Piazza del Comune, Monte Subasio, Fonte Oliviera, and Casa del Maestri Comacini.
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