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The Terrazza del Subasio is a wonderful bed and breakfast near Assisi situated in a panoramic position looking towards the slopes of Monte Subasio in Umbria.
The name gives away the spectacular panorama of the huge terrace of the B&B overlooking the Valle Umbra.
Terrazza del Subasio offers fine country house accommodation in the locality of Costa di Trex, a small village just 3 miles from Basilica of Saint Francis in Assisi and 1900 feet above sea level.
For anyone seeking a base from where to discover the medieval towns of Spello, Foligno, Bevagna etc, as well as the green heart of Umbria, its olive trees, ancient paths, fresh water rivers, then this is it.
The immediate area offers walking excursions to such locations as the old Flaminia Road, the islands of Lake Trasimeno and the Valnerina whose scenery inspired "Il Perugino" or Pietro Vanucci the Pinturicchio.
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Saint Valentine is the patron of the city of Terni, Umbria. He was born here at the end of the second century and is buried on a hill outside the city walls where today you will find the Basilica of St. Valentine.
The name Valentine comes from the latin 'valere' which means 'feel good' and the Saint was famous among his contemporaries its healing powers through faith.
They used to celebrate rites in honor of their gods Fauno e Luperco on the 15th of February to auspicate prosperity and fertility during the year to come.
The town of Terni still celebrates its patron with a calendar of events called 'Eventi Valentiniani' which include music, art, exhibitions and more.
This recipe is very easy and quick. So quick that it is also known as 'midnight spaghetti' as friends often decide to make it in the early hours having turned in late after a evening out. It is also quite popular with singles when there is nothing else left in the Italian fridge!
spaghetti, olive oil, gloves of garlic, dried red chilli, parsley
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The Holiday Apartment and Hotel Domus de Janas Sul Mare is located by the splendid beach of Torre di Bari right in the centre of the Eastern coast of Sardinia and the province of Ogliastra.
It offers three star superior room or apartment accommodation for anyone seeking a tranquil break in an unspoilt corner of the island. Domus de Janas is a especially suitable for family holidays in Sardinia.
Indeed, the Domus de Janas defines itself as an eco-friendly hotel promoting sustainable tourism and has received the following recognitions: Certificate “Ecolabel 2007“, Eco World Hotel 2008, Legambiente Turismi Sardegna 2009 and Skal Eco Tourism Award 2010.
Do read more about the fine work the management team have done and future initiatives here.
Details include tap water coming from natural springs in the hills, 100% green power energy, and room interiors furnished with lots of natural wood and typical Sardinian wall hangings.
The first thing you notice about the territory of Ogliastra in eastern Sardinia is the name. It may derive from the olive trees that which feature across the territory, or perhaps after the monolithic red porphyry rock of Pedra Longa pictured (Agugliastra) located along the Baunei coastline in front of the small port of Arbatax.
What is for sure is that Ogliastra is commonly referred to as 'the amphitheater'. The territory is effectively hemmed in by three mountainous massifs positioned in such a way as to present an impressive 180° backdrop to the coastline of Tyrrhenian Sea below.
Specifically, the territory passes from the high basin of the Flumendosa river and Supramonte Mountains, the Gennargentu Massif and the southern Monte Arbu and Monte Ferru di Jerzu.
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