San Crispino Historical Mansion
Travel Blogs from Assisi
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 ...
Today we had a cooking class at our bed and breakfast in Assisi. Letizia was a great teacher and cook. We were also joined by another guest from England. We made a lentil, tomato and mozzarella salad, a spinach fritatta, stringozzi pasta, and limoncello melon panacotta for desert. It was all tradition Umbrian food, and she did a wonderful job teaching us the different techniques in ...
... 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. ...
... a few hours we went to meet our parents and went to a little nice restaurants just off the main square. I had gnocchi and this weird dish that was basically like a fancy grilled cheese and a salad. I felt a bit better after. After dinner we went for a walk and got some ice cream, then went to this place where you can see all over the surrounding countryside including Assissi. At this point I'll mention that Nim and Akashi, who I believe have little in common, ...
... 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 ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Pets allowed