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Palazzo Fiumi-LaPlaca: Gufo

Apartment Gufo with spiral staircase leading to sleeping loft
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5.0 of 5 stars
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8 reviews
Apartment Gufo with spiral staircase leading to sleeping loft
Roomy sleeping loft
Sleeping loft
Looking down
Kitchen with marble counter
Cooking lessons are given in the palazzo's main kitchen.
Meals can be served on the terrace off the kitchen
Join us for meals in the main dining hall on the ground floor
Wine tastings in the cantina on the ground floor
Bettona
The valley with Assisi in the distance
Fields near Bastardo
Morning mist
The Sibilini mountains' Piano Grande
Summer glory
Spoleto's duomo
Along the road in Cannara
Along the road in Cannara
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Overview
Condo/Apartment -
1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
Bettona, Province of Perugia, Umbria
Enjoy the quintessential Slow Travel vacation — a week (that is not to say you can’t stay for 3 days or a month for that matter) in an intimate town where you can settle in and relax. Your stay at the beautifully restored and furnished Palazzo Fiumi-LaPlaca is the perfect base from which to discover Umbria. Enjoy spectacular art and architecture, extraordinary cuisine, amazing wine, and wonderful views all along the way.
About the Owner, Michael L
Languages spoken: English, Italian
Response Rate: 20 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 12 days ago
Listed since : Dec 2011
Overall rating: 4.9 / 5.0
Based on 22 reviews and 4 properties
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Listing #HL194128 by: Holiday Lettings
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5 of 5 stars Excellent - based on 8 reviews
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HSBosman
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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013 for a stay in September 2013

Staying in Bettona was definitely a good choice and Palazzo Fiumi-LaPlaca: Gufo probably the best in town. The host/cook definitely made us feel at home. The rustic finish with all amenities made for a very nice stay. We had Palazzo Fiumi-LaPlaca: Gufo as home-base and traveled in all directions on daytrips. Our apartment made for a good kick-back after every...

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Brisbane, Australia
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013 for a stay in June 2013
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RGKG51
Greenville, South Carolina
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012 for a stay in September 2012
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person found this review helpful

My wife and I just returned from a wonderful vacation in Umbria. During that time, we stayed 10 days at Palazzo Fiumi-LaPlaca in the Gufo apartment. First of all, Bettona is an authentic Umbrian hill town that is completely charming and picturesque. The views over the rooftops of the surrounding hills and valley were right out of a travel magazine....

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Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony
  • Central Heating
  • Dining Seats (3)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Freezer
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Refrigerator
  • Staffed Property
  • Stove
  • Terrace
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Suitability
  • Pets Allowed:
    No
  • Smoking Allowed:
    No
  • Kid Friendly:
    No
Additional amenities & feature info
The palazzo was restored and opened in 2008. There are many stone walls with rustic beamed ceilings and complemented by beautiful Mission style furnishings . The rooms are spacious, the kitchen (with marble counter) has everything you will need to prepare full meals, the bed is extremely comfortable with beautiful linens and soft towels, and the bathroom has a full tub/show combination. From the windows the entire Spoleto Valley opens ups with Assisi, Mount Subasio, and the Apennines in the distance. Sunrises are breathtakingly beautiful. The apartment exudes comfort and tranquility.
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€125
$886
€800
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Fees
  • Cleaning fee: $22 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Cleaning fee: 30 euro
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Car advised
How to get there
Railway: Assisi: 9.3 mi
The closest large airport is Rome's Fiumicino. There is also the small international airport (served by RyanAir) of Perugia/Assisi (now San Francesco). It is about 25 minutes away.

TRAIN: It is easy to take a train from the airport. You will need to transfer in Rome for a train to Assisi. Or, you can pick up a rental car at Perugia or Foligno.

CAR: Most guests rent a car and drive to me.
Head in the direction of Rome and the road will turn into the GRA (Grande Raccordo Anulare), which is a ring road around Rome. You are looking for the A1 to Firenze (Florence). Exit at uscita 10, but 8, 9, and 10 all have the same exit. Keep heading for Firenze / A1 and get a ticket. This much should have taken you about 40 minutes.
Once on the A1 you drive for about 25 minutes and exit at ORT...
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Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby.
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