Assisi and St Francis Basilica
Follow in the charming medieval town of Assisi, Perugia and Orvieto. Assisi is a city rich in history and art. It is the birthplace of St. Francis, who founded the Order of the Franciscans, and one of the most popular destinations visited by pilgrims from around the world.
Assisi is a charming town with a rich historical and religious heritage. Visit its numerous places of worship, including Santa Maria Maggiore, one of the oldest churches in the city. Parts of the church date back to the ninth century and it's a fantastic piece of history of the city.
You will also visit the Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, the Basilica of San Francesco in fact. It is one of the most important places of pilgrimage for Christians and has almost 800 years. The building is a fantastic example of the time and the view from the surrounding square is truly amazing. You can visit the interior of the basilica, which is home to many paintings by Italian artists of the time, including Giotto and Simone Martini. In addition to the trip you can visit Perugia to Assisi or Orvieto, medieval towns equally small and mysterious. The tour provides a thorough overview of the history of Christianity and its influence on paese.br>
Meeting point / departure: Via Vittorio Emanuele Orlando 95.
Duration: Approximately 12 hours.
Start or opening time: Available Monday, Thursday, and Saturday at 7:30.
Languages: English, Spanish, French, German, Italian (minimum 6 people) and Portuguese.