This is a full day tour of Assisi from Rome and allows visitors to Italy a chance to experience one of the most beautiful villages that St. Francis made so famous, the town of Assisi which overlooks the vibrant green Umbria countryside.
On this tour, we depart Rome through the region of Lazio driving along the Tiber Valley, we driving along small town of Etruscan origins in the magnificent landscape of central Italy. This is the land of some of Italy’s best known D.O.C. (quality controlled) wines, which include Orvieto, Chianti and Brunello di Montalcino. At around 10.30 – 11.00 we will reach ASSISI, built at the foot of Mount Subasio. Here, during a guided stroll through the lanes of this historic town, you will see the Church of St. Claire*, St Francis’ birthplace, his childhood home, Townhall Square with its People’s Palace, Roman Temple dedicated to Minerva and of course the Townhall itself. Visit St Francis’ Basilica*, close to the ancient city walls, with its magnificent frescoes painted between the 12th and 14th centuries. After lunch in typical restaurant we will proceed with the visit of Santa Maria degli Angeli* named after its church inside which, in the Chapel of Porziuncola*, St. Francis died in 1226. Back to Rome around 8:00 pm, you will be left in the
vicinity of hotel.
**Remember that there is a dress code for this tour: shoulders and knees must be covered . IGS cannot be held responsible for entry denied due to improper dress.
Comfortable shoes are recommended **
IMPORTANT: Guided visit in Assisi and lunch included in tour price. Free sale till 72 hours before departure, afterwards please contact us for availability.
Assisi is known throughout the world as the city of St Francis, the monk who spoke to the animals and with God, whose cult has spread across the globe. Linked to the Saint are theBasilica of St Francis, as well as the Eremo of the Prisons and the convent of St. Damian, the place where God spoke to the Monk.
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