Posts Tagged ‘residence’

SAN PIETRO IN VALLE: THE IMMENSE CHARM OF A BENEDICTINE ABBEY IN THE PRISTINE NATURE OF VALNERINA

May 27, 2014

by Benedetta Tintillini

abside-1 (1)The road that runs along the Nera Valley is, in my opinion, a monument by itself, flanked by green wooded mountains dotted with the ruins of medieval towers, through which, many years ago, the lookouts would intercept our passage.
On one of these mountains, the Monte Solenne, lies the splendid complex of the abbey of San Pietro in Valle, a Benedictine monastery of the twelfth century, breathtaking for majesty and charm: the man’s work is set in a lush nature.
You enter the monastery through the guardhouse, in which there were a store room, a salon where pilgrims were refreshed, and the Guardian monk’s lodging, now used as a reception of the Residence. The sweet Federica , one of the three Costanzi sisters, owners of the hotel, is waiting there for me to let me discover this true gem. (more…)

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Holidays: A prestigious location in the heart of Umbria

November 25, 2013

residenza rRoccafiore Resort is situated a few minutes away from Todi, on the top of a hill surrounded by vineyards and olive groves: it is the ideal place where one can enjoy a healthy and relaxing time, taste refined local products, host host unique business meetings. You will find in Roccafiore everything you need to experience an unforgettable stay in the green heart of Umbria.

Situated in one of the greenest areas of Umbria, open 360 degrees over the (more…)