If you want to make a picnic in Assisi, the
Hotel la Quiete is the ideal structure for this kind of activity. The hotel has
a large park in front of the charming 18th century farmhouse, the ideal place
for a picnic in Assisi. By purchasing one of the excellent products offered by
the hotel restaurant, you can take advantage of the fantastic opportunity to
take your meal from home and enjoy the wonderful view over the village. An
authentic ecstasy for the senses, in company of the dearest person.
The origin of the picnic
The etymology of the term derives from the composed word Piquenique,
which in French matches Piquer (take, sneak) to the archaic nique (small thing
of little value).
The term seems to have spread from the end
of the seventeenth century and, initially, referred to the frugality of the
event, performed outside the rites imposed by lunch, consisting of a few simple
foods taken away directly from the kitchen.
You have to go back until the eighteenth century, or in the period
when the nobility used to have a retinue of servants who organized tables in the
open air, following the hunting games that saw the prey be prepared at the
In the nineteenth century we were referring
to the picnic as to the consumption of a meal in joy and relaxed climate to be
carried out on the meadows, by a river or on the beach, losing the desire of
aggregation in favour of a more intimate approach, ideal contour for the courtship.