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Norcia Attractions: What to do & Places to Visit in Norcia
"The Benedictine monks of Norcia are about 50% American and have really made the Basilica nice. If they see or hear you speak English, they provide a translation of the various services. St. Benedict & St Scholastica were born there and it is well worth seeing that chapel as well as the excavations."
"MY wife and I travelled to Italy with our 2 daughters, 6 & 9, and stayed near Spoleto, Umbria. A donkey ride sounded good for the kids.
I E-mailed La Mulattiera before we left and received info from Roberto and Lorya. Lorya convinced me to do the 10-4 trek up mountain trail to monestary with fo..."od provided, 2 donkeys for our family. 6 hours seemed long for 2 kids, I told her. "They can ride the donkeys, no problem."
It took an hour by car from Spoleto in beautiful mountainous countryside. We arrived at a small village; wife took a bathroom break at local bar. We were given simple donkey instructions and off we went. Our donkeys were very kid friendly and amiable. Everyone in our group were Italians, and there were no children. Uh-oh, I thought. Lorya reassured me.
Pretty flat for the first 1-2 hours with stop at a church for snack of cheese, meat and wine. Then climbed up mountain trail, narrow and steep in places. Gorgeous views with a good leg workout. Everyone di...
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