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Private Discovery Walking Tour in Assisi

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From € 14.56
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Discover the civil and religious artistic heritage of the Assis during a 2-hour walking tour
  •  All the comfort of a private insider guide
  •  Admire the magnificent Gothic Basilica dedicated to Saint Clare
  •  Explore the famous St Francis’s Basilica, a UNESCO heritage monument
From: € 14.56
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes Approx.
Start Time: 2:00pm
Season: All year round
Meeting Point / Terminal: Pick up at the hotel in Assisi if centrally located

Meet your private and expert guide at your hotel and start the most exciting and thrilling guided walking tour of the civil and religious artistic heritage of the Assisi, home of the Umbria mysticism. Admire the Gothic Basilica dedicated to Saint Clare, made in pink and white bands.  Clare is the founder of the order of the Poor Clares , she is buried in the crypt of this church where the Crucifix that spoke to St. Francis is also preserved. The tour proceedes to Piazza del Comune where you can  find the civic buildings dating to the medieval Commune, the People’s Tower and an interesting Roman sacred construction named Minerva temple of which the first century AD façade remains. Discover the fourteenth Monte Frumentario and finally the exterior guided visit the famous St Francis’s Basilica, a UNESCO heritage monument, built with white- rosy stone coming from Mount Subasio.  
The Basilica, centre of the Franciscan spirituality and cradle of the medieval European art, built upon the Saint’s tomb, was founded by Pope Gregory IX. It is an architectural masterpiece containing some of the finest paintings of medieval Italian art, from Cimabue to Giotto, Simone Martini, Pietro Lorenzetti, Jacopo Torriti and Pietro Cavallini. The frescoed cycles of the Old and New Testament and the panels on life of St. Francis reach the climax on the medieval theology whilst the Franciscan Order was growing in power. Breathe the special atmosphere of serenity and joy that this city emanates and you’ll understand why it has been chosen as symbol of Peace by the delegates of the main religions of the world.
 

  • Meeting with  the guide at the hotel in Assisi if centrally located
  • Private Local professional Guide at your side for 2 hours and 30 minutes
  • Earphones at disposal only for the interior guided visit of St. Francis’s Basilica

 

• A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed.
 

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