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jamie Jan 9th, 2003 01:40 PM

Which city to visit for 2 nights in Umbria
 
My husband and I will be in Italy and would like to spend 2 nights in Umbria May 3-5. Which one do you recommend? We would like to relax, soak up the atmosphere (but get a cheap hotel. Which town would be best!<BR><BR>Thank you!

Amanda Jan 9th, 2003 01:44 PM

My family and I really, really enjoyed Assisi!

Dale Jan 9th, 2003 01:47 PM

Assuming that you are with car, I recommend Bevagna for its central location. We have visited there a half dozen times in the past few years. I can elaborate if you wish to email me.

gac Jan 9th, 2003 02:01 PM

Here is a list of the most important towns in Umbria, from a tourist/artistic/architectural point of view:<BR><BR>1. Perugia<BR>2. Assisi<BR>3. Spoleto<BR>4. Orvieto<BR>5. Gubbio<BR>6. Spello<BR>7. Montefalco<BR>8. Bevagna<BR>9. Norcia<BR>10. Narni<BR>11. Amelia<BR>12. Todi<BR><BR>The first five towns are the most important of the dozen.

Marilyn Jan 9th, 2003 02:52 PM

We've been to Assisi three times and love it there. I've only traveled through some of the other notable towns so I can't really speak for them. I think you would find it very uplifting and the food served in establishments there is wonderful. M.

Howard Jan 9th, 2003 04:22 PM

We Assisi to be both a great town to spend a day in and a good location to stay overnight in.<BR>If want a different experience, I can recommend the castle we stayed just outside of Assisi:<BR>Castel San Gregorio<BR>They don't have a website, but check out:<BR>http://www.takeoffitaly.com/umbria.assisi_hotel.html <BR>for a description.<BR>An added plus: We had two wonderful dinners there.

adele Jan 13th, 2003 07:06 AM

We loved Perugia!!!


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