Assisi, City Highlights and St. Francis Basilica - small group tour

Assisi, City Highlights and St. Francis Basilica - small group tour

See the highlights of Assisi on a 3-hour walking tour with a knowledgeable local guide. Visit the stunning UNESCO World Heritage-listed Basilica di San Francesco (Basilica of Saint Francis of Assisi), the Duomo di San Rufino, the Basilica di Santa Chiara (St Claire) and the lovely main square, Piazza del Comune.
Enjoy clear views of the massive 14th-century fort, Rocca Maggiore, which sits on top of the hill. As you walk with your guide, hear about the history and cultural treasures of Assisi.

Itinerary
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Pass By: Cattedrale di San Rufino, Piazza San Rufino 3, 06081, Assisi Italy

Assisi Cathedral, dedicated to San Rufino (Rufinus of Assisi) is a major church in Assisi.


Stop At: Basilica di Santa Chiara, Piazza Santa Chiara, 06081, Assisi Italy

The Basilica of St. Clare of Assisi, realized with the typical pink stone extracted from the quarry of the Subasio mountain, contains precious frescos dating back to the period from the XIIth to the XIVth century. In the chapel on the right, along the unique nave of St. Clare of Assisi, finishing in transept and polygonal apse, you can admire the Crucifix which, according to tradition, would have invited St. Francesco in the church of St. Damiano in order to "reset up the Church"

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Piazza Chiesa Nuova 7, 06081, Assisi Italy

Chiesa Nuova. The Chiesa Nuova is a church in Assisi, Italy, built in 1615 on the site of the presumed birthplace of St. Francis, the house of Pietro di Bernardone. It was then called Chiesa Nuova because it was the last church to be built in Assisi at that time.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Santa Maria sopra Minerva, Piazza del Comune, 06081, Assisi Italy

The Temple of Minerva is an ancient Roman building in Assisi, Umbria, central Italy. It currently houses a church, Santa Maria sopra Minerva, built in 1539 and renovated in Baroque style in the 17th century.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Centro Storico di Assisi, Assisi Italy

At the square you will see one of the best-preserved Roman temples in Italy – Minerva's temple – which is surrounded by imposing medieval government buildings.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, Piazza S. Francesco, 2, 06081, Assisi Italy

Recognised as a UNESCO World Heritage site, the basilica of St. Francis was built under the direction of Brother Elias, vicar general and architect of the order, starting in 1228, just two years after the saint's death, as a place designed to receive his remains.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Basilica Superiore di San Francesco d' Assisi, Piazza San Francesco, Assisi Italy

If the solemn and dark lower basilica invites penance and silence, the upper church soars into the sky, airy and bright. In a Gothic style with French influences, the nave has four bays, cross vaulting, and a polygonal transept and apse.


Duration: 30 minutes



Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements"
"Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers"



Hora de Inicio: 10:30 AM
Duración: 3 Hours
Lugar de comienzo: Parcheggio Saba Matteotti, Piazza Giacomo Matteotti, 06083 Assisi PG, Italy

Cancelaciones y devoluciones: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Incluye

  • Professional guide
  • Admission tickets to St. Francis Basilica
  • Entry/Admission - Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi
  • Entry/Admission - Basilica Superiore di San Francesco d' Assisi

No Incluye

  • gratuities

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