Viole Country Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Minbar in room
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
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Travel Blogs from Assisi
We are buggered, After numerous hot days and late nights with large and numerous courses followed up with traipsing through cathedrals and narrow winding cobblestone streets has taken it's toll on this athletic couple. As previously mentioned in our very witty update we went to Spello for a night at a truffle restaurant. As usual it was four huge courses with bread and olive oil before hand. In addition there was the copious quantities of free wine. ...
... and was originally fortified. It is the Birthplace of St Francis and has a mixture of Roman and Middle Ages architecture. Unluckily for us our guide was a Catholic Italian Billy Graham like Evangelical preacher crossed with a stern school teacher who varied from lecturing and haranguing us for two and a half hours in the hot sun and throughout the churches. He was great for twenty minutes but from then on we rapidly ...
... money and make up. Our guide, Mark had said to us that we may have to walk up a few steps.... The first lot was up a set of steps some 30 of them. He had said to us not to worry as there is a lift to the next level or escalator up. But hold on,this is Italy, the lift was not working and neither was the escalator. Another 7 flights of 30 steps up to the level of the hotel in 30 degree heat had all of us puffing and blowing. How do these hordes of barbarians do it. I ...
... 4 Australians buried there, it is kept beautifuly and was very moving experience.
We continued to the foothills of the Apennines we passed the Basilica of Santa Maria founded by St Francis himself
We ascend to the hill-town is Assisi a perfectly preserved medieval community of cobbled streets and warm pink stone buildings and lots of souvenir shops
We has a local expert to take us through the huge Bascilica of St Francis where the Saint is buried.There are two chapels ...
... and could read and write. His mother was French Upper basilica. So beautiful. Made me cry. The lower basilica the frescos were so beautiful!!! It was said that San Francis spoke the language of God and everyone understood him even the animals. At Francis signed his name with the Jewish tau from the Hebrew ...