Borgo Della Marmotta

Fraz. Poreta 1, Spoleto, Umbria, 06049, Italy | Hotel
Prices starting from $163.00
 

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Assisi, The City of Peace

A travel blog entry by elaineandtom

18

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

... each region we've been in has its own unique flavors, foods and ways of cooking. Every place we've been has made pasta differently. Today, she mixed all the ingredients in the food processor and very little kneading was involved. As part of the cooking class, Letizia also offered us a chance to go into town and do a food tasting at a small shop owned by some of her friends. We ...

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

... the Carmalites are thin on the ground in Italy, four priests had come over as missionaries from the very south of India, where the Carmalite faith has a strong following. Even though it was technically shut, one of the priests brought us into the church and gave us a guided tour, which very generous. His english was good, so we had a wide ranging discussion ...

Help from an unexpected source

A travel blog entry by pwhalen

18

... 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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