"Spello is a Delightful Surprise!" Spello by pigletsmom

Spello Travel Guide: 17 reviews and 51 photos

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Founded in the 1st century BC by the Romans, Spello is filled with history. It is a very small Umbrian town, easy to explore if you don't mind hiking up and down hills. It is right off the main highway. The locals are very friendly, and the town is not touristy at all. The entire town is built on the original roman roads that are as wide as an ox cart. Parking is easy, there are lots of spots in the main square. Towards the back of the town, there are some lovely medieval homes and some nice country scenery.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Beautiful Historic Roman roads and houses
  • Cons:Not much to do but walk around
  • In a nutshell:Pretty Umbrian town with no tourists
  • Last visit to Spello: Oct 2002
  • Intro Updated Feb 23, 2005
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  • Sarita76's Profile Photo
    Feb 25, 2005 at 12:39 AM

    You're right! Spello is a wonderful place! I think I have a similar picture of the Roman gate somewhere... :) Ciao! Sara

  • karenincalifornia's Profile Photo
    Feb 23, 2005 at 8:03 PM

    I missed Spello, Spoleto and Gubbio on my trip to Umbria last summer. Your pictures are really gorgeous! Are you coming up to SF any time soon?

  • kazander's Profile Photo
    Feb 25, 2004 at 10:40 AM

    I love your pages on Italy!. You have beautiful photos that show how enchanting small italian towns are. Thank You!

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