Assisi is the place that nobody wants to miss when in Umbria and it is not difficult to understand why. With its perfectly preserved medieval centre, the breathtaking views on the Umbrian valley and one of the most beautiful churches in the world, Assisi is not just an arrival place for thousands of pilgrims, but a paradise for art-lovers. The tour will take you to the highlights of the city, where you will have the chance to see the places where St Francis lived. Discover this UNESCO world heritage city and learn its secrets with a professional local guide.
- Professional English-speaking tour guide.
- Guided tour of Assisi’s city landmarks (St Francis basilica, St Clare basilica, San Rufino church, Minerva’s Temple)
- Entrance fee at St Francis Basilica (2 euros per person)
Walking tour, comfortable shoes are recomended
Meet your guide at Matteotti parking, in front of the cashier. The tour begins at the roman amphitheather, reused in the middle ages for the constructuion of new houses. We reach the Cathedral of San Rufino before getting to the Basilica of St Clare, with the tomb of the saint and the Crucifix of San Damiano. From here we move to the central Piazza del Comune, to admire the beautiful facade of the roman temple of Minerva. The tour ends with a detailed visit of St Francis Basilica, an amazing example of medieval art and highlight of Assisi.