Located on a gentle hill beneath the summit of Monte Subasio, the fabled Umbrian town of Assisi is the most famous pilgrimage site in Italy, a consequence of being the birthplace of Saint Francis. Born in the village of warm pink stone in 1182, Francis founded the mendicant Franciscan order to which he gave his name in 1210. With this beautiful discovery tour your private guide will introduce you to all the secrets of Assisi:from history to architecture, from Saint Francis to Giotto. You will discover all the different facets of this charming town and visit the two symbols of Assisi known all over the world: the Basilica of Santa Chiara, dedicated to the founder of the Order of Poor Ladies, and the papal Basilica of St. Francis, built between 1228 and 1253. Now home to the consecrated remains of the saint, the stunning monument is also said to have the best collection of art in any church of Italy, including frescoes and paintings by Cimabue, Giotto, Lorenzetti and more. A magnificent walk with a professional guide who will make your holiday unforgettable.
- Private English-speaking guide at disposal for 3 hours
- Headset for admission to The Basilica di San Francesco
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