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  1. PokeyMindy

    My 50th Birthday Present to Myself, ITALY!

    By Pokey from Massachusetts, Fall 2004 Venice, Florence, Radda in Chianti, Assisi, and Rome. Oct. 3-22, 2004 This trip report was originally posted on SlowTrav. Venice, Magic and Mosquitos Finally! After almost one year of planning, the day is here! Oct. 2nd, I head down via Amtrak...
  2. Madonna del Piatto

    Umbria One Day in Assisi

    Assisi is a small town in central Umbria about 20 minutes east of Perugia. In this article, Letizia, who lives in the countryside near Assisi, tells you how best to see Assisi in one day. The first sight of Assisi, perched halfway up the slopes of Mount Subasio is extraordinary. Virtually...
  3. Sandrac

    Umbria - Spacious 3-bedroom mountainside home offers tranquility, comfort, every amenity

    This three-bedroom house, on the site of the Alla Madonna del Piatto Bed and Breakfast, is really lovely; comfortable and clean while offering all the charm of rural Umbria. Hosts Letizia and Ruurd have recently renovated this home with a careful eye to maintaining the historic character while...
  4. Pauline

    Assisi, Umbria - B&B and 2bed/2bath apartment (Alla Madonna del Piatto)

    Alla Madonna del Piatto Six B&B rooms in an historic farmhouse, with views over the hills towards Assisi. 2bed/2bath apartment Letizia and her family have created a B&B and a vacation rental apartment out of part of their historic farmhouse in the countryside near Assisi. We have not stayed...