Full Day Assisi Back

Departs from : Rome

Duration : 12.0 Hours

Type : Public

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Price Per Person : EUR 100.00

Meals Included

Lunches : 1

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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.
 

 


Tour Highlights and What's Included

  1. Detailed explanation of sites
  2. English speaking guide and driver
  3. English speaking professional tour guide
  4. English speaking tour escort for the duration of the tour
  5. Local and International Travel Assistance During your Tour
  6. Lunch

What's Not Included

  1. Food and beverages not mentioned in the program
  2. Gratuities of any type
  3. Travel Insurance

Assisi


 

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.

 
As well as these places associated with the saint, there are many other sites which earn Assisi great historical relevance, the Palazzo dei Priori in the Piazza del Comune, the Palazzo del Capitano del Popolo and the temple of Minerva. Descending towards the plains below the city, one finds the large Basilica of St. Maria of the Angels, erected to protect the Porziuncola Chapel.
 
The geographical position of Assisi completes the beauty of the place, dominated by Mount Subasio, a natural oasis rich of holm oaks and oak trees. The visitor is struck by themedieval structure, characterized by the long city wall which protects the heart of the ancient Assisi.
 
Please contact us today by either phone or email for assistance with this booking.
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Price Per Person : EUR 100.00

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