Villa Roncalli

Localita Sant'Eraclio, Foligno, Umbria, Italy | Hotel
Prices starting from $79.00
 

Travel Blogs from Foligno

Assisi, The City of Peace

A travel blog entry by elaineandtom

18

... The Basilica contains her remains. At the end of town is The Basilica of St. Francis. St. Francis was buried on this site in 1226. The church was started in 1228 and is considered the first gothic church in Italy. Inside is beautiful, with 28 frescoes lining the walls that show scenes from the life of Francis which he used to teach the Christian message, a mix of documented history and folk legend. The courtyard overlooks a 15th century cloister that houses ...

Cooking School in Assisi

A travel blog entry by elaineandtom

16

... dishes. Letizia also produces her own olive oil and we did a tasting of her oil vs. a store oil. There was a huge difference. I think you can officially call us olive oil snobs! After our 4 hour class, and meal with an amazing view, it was time for a siesta. ( I can get used to this!) This was our 6th cooking class in italy. People often ask us which one we like best. It's hard to ...

Great Start to Vacation!

A travel blog entry by elaineandtom

8

... Assisi, about 3 hours north. We stopped for lunch in Spoletto, home to a summer music festival. We are staying in a lovely bed and breakfast about 5 miles from Assisi, with incredible views of the town. After resting a few hours, we're now off to have dinner and explore the town. Looking forward to a cooking class tomorrow with the owner of our bed and breakfast. ...

St Valentine

A travel blog entry by pwhalen

20

... 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

18

... churches and, of course, the essential coffee shop. A very clean historical area, hardly any cigarette butts or bits of rubbish. The first evidence of settlement dated back to 11-10th C BC, with the city walls being constructed 6-1stC BC well before being conquored and colonised by the romans in the 1stC AD. After many centuries of prosperity alternating with decline (wars, politics, ...

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This hotel, located on Localita Sant'Eraclio, Foligno, is near Abbey of Sassovivo.
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