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 private full day excursions from Rome

ASSISI
green hills of Umbria and Franciscan memories

 

 

 

private tour to Assisi beautifully preserved medieval city and its Franciscan sites. on your way to St Francis of Assisi and St Claire home town, see picturesque towns, peaceful hamlets and the green hills of Umbria.  retrace St Francis path to holiness as reaching Assisi your guided tour first visits the magnificent 16th century Basilica of  St Maria degli Angeli and the "Porziuncola", Francis and his brothers first shelter. nearby the "transito" site of the Saint's  death. a short uphill drive brings you  next to the 13th century Basilica of St Francis treasure chest of Italian art with Giotto's St Francis Stories" frescoes in the upper Basilica. great works of art by Giotto, Simone Martini, Lorenzetti decorate inspirational chapels above St Francis tomb. your private tour next takes you to the 13th century basilica of St Claire and to the Saint's tomb in the crypt where relics of St Claire are kept. time to wonder independently around colorful Assisi historic center and at the start of the return trip visit secluded and inspirational St Damien, where Francis received his call and, afterwards, first home to St Claire and her sisters.

   private tour includes: Mercedes vehicle transport English speaking guide admissions
   per person tour price:

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