The medieval hill town of Assisi is rich in art and history, but most visitors don’t explore farther than the Basilica of St. Francis. With this walking tour, delve into both the UNESCO-listed church and the town’s other cultural treasures with the insights of a guide. Admire the basilica inside and out, plus visit the Basilica of St. Claire, the birthplace of St. Francis, Assisi’s spectacular Roman temple, and more.
Discover Assisi’s rich history on a private, 3-hour walking tour. Stroll through the charming squares and narrow streets of old town, and learn about the city’s multilayered past as you view ancient Roman ruins and medieval buildings. Pay homage to Assisi’s famous patron saint at the Basilica of St Francis, which boasts one of Italy’s finest collections of church art. Stop as often as you like and enjoy the personalized attention of a private guide.
Learn about the history and architecture of the medieval city of Assisi. Assisi is one of the most beautiful villages in Italy and certainly the most sacred. Here, in fact, St. Francis was born, founder of the Franciscan order and patron saint of Italy, and it was from here that he began his journey towards the attempt to re-establish a poor and charitable church. You will stroll through the charming squares and narrow streets of the old town and learn about the city's layered past as you admire ancient Roman ruins and medieval buildings. Together with our guide, you will discover the wonders of the Basilica of San Francesco, a Unesco heritage site.
While on vacation, it’s sometimes nice to pack in more than one activity per day. This guided tour of a local Perugia winery paired with wine and local food product tasting is comprehensive but takes just a few hours, so you can enjoy yourself and then head to the day’s next adventure. Choose from multiple departure times to suit your schedule and enjoy tastings of wine and local products included.
Perfect for foodies and wine enthusiasts, this private tour, hosted at a family-run winery and balsamic vinegar producer, offers a glimpse into Italy’s culinary traditions. Following pickup at your Assisi hotel, head to the facility, and go for a behind-the-scenes tour of both winemaking and vinegar-making areas. Afterwards, you’ll enjoy generous pours of wine alongside traditional nibbles like cheese, salami, just-baked bruschetta, and local olive oil.
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), 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.
See the highlights of Assisi on a 3-hour tour with a knowledgeable official guide. This tour will allow you to know about the most important churches in assisi. St. Francis Basilica, St. Clare Basilica and Basilica of Our Lady of the Angels with Porziuncola.
The Basilica of Saint Francis is the most-renowned church of Assisi, a breathtaking masterpiece of medieval art and architecture.
Discover the secrets of Saint Francis, who lived the high-spirited life typical of a wealthy young man until he had a mystical vision of Jesus Christ, and decided to dedicate his whole existence to the poor and sick people.
Admire the marvellous frescoes painted by Giotto, father of modern realistic art, "the most sovereign master of painting in his time”.
Visit the Upper Church, slender and bright thanks to its Gothic style and the colorful glass windows, and the Lower Church, where the mortal remains of Saint Francis are preserved among amazing frescoes by the greatest Italian artists of the Middle Ages, like Cimabue and Simone Martini.
On this behind-the-scenes tour of the family-run Tili winery in Assisi, you won’t just have the chance to enjoy multiple glasses of organic, locally made wine. You’ll also go for a tour of the vineyard and facilities, will learn the ins and outs of the winemaking process, and will even enjoy a light meal, featuring bruschetta, cheese and salami with homemade preserves, and other traditional nibbles.
Extra-virgin olive oil produced on the hillsides of Umbria is so prized that it is known as “green gold”. With this experience, connect with a local farming family to visit their organic olive estate and explore the world of Umbrian olive oil. Stroll through the groves to see how olive trees have been cultivated for centuries, then learn to recognize premium olive oil with a guided tasting of both oil and wine.
If you are curious to know the wonderful city of Assisi, the places that characterize it and make it the most famous Umbrian city in the world, you cannot miss this guided tour.
In the company of qualified and competent guides, you will begin your journey to discover Assisi from one of the most important symbols of the city, the Basilica of San Francesco, an architectural masterpiece that since 2000 is also recognized and protected by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site . In the two superimposed and independent churches, you will admire the pictorial works of famous artists such as Giotto, Cimabue, Lorenzetti and Simone Martini, inside the crypt, finally, you can visit the remains of the Saint.
You will then continue with a visit to Piazza del Comune, where you will admire the temple of Minerva and, not far away, the New Church built on the home of San Francesco. The visit will continue with the Basilica of Santa Chiara and the Cathedral of San Rufino, to conclude in the upper part of the city.
Throughout the tour, our knowledgeable guides will provide historical insights and captivating anecdotes, allowing you to fully appreciate the rich heritage of Assisi.
Immerse yourself in the spiritual atmosphere, revel in the natural beauty, and experience the cultural tapestry that makes Assisi a truly remarkable destination.
Combine tours of Assisi and Spello with personalized attention on this private tour. With a guide leading you on a thoughtful itinerary, you'll get to know the best of both towns. Learn about the history and culture of each town through commentary tailored to your interests while viewing the Renaissance paintings and 14th-century frescoes.
Umbria is home to some of Italy’s most picturesque hilltop villages, but most are inaccessible by public transport and hard to find on your own. With this driving tour, skip the tricky logistics and visit four villages in a single day. Admire the tiny canals of Rasiglia and stroll through Trevi before stopping in Bevagna and ending in the hamlet of Collepino on the slopes of Mt. Subasio.
Assisi is a must-see in Umbria, especially famous because it is the birthplace of Saint Francis, who founded the Franciscan religious order here in 1208.
Assisi is fascinating for spiritual, artistic and historical reasons: the remains of the Ancient Roman city and the breathtaking churches from the Middle Ages make it one of the most beautiful towns in Italy!
Discover the Roman Forum (main square) and the impressive Temple of Minerva, whose columns still stand after more than 2000 years!
Then, time to follow your knowledgeable guide to the medieval city of St. Francis and his followers, and have a look at the most beautiful churches in Assisi: the Basilica of St. Clare, the Gothic church that contains her mortal remains, the Cathedral of St. Rufinus, in Romanesque style, and the most-renowned Basilica of Saint Francis.
Here you will admire the breathtaking frescoes painted by famous Italian artists like Giotto and Cimabue, and you will discover two superimposed churches, known as the Upper Church, slender and bright, in Gothic style, and the Lower Church, where Saint Francis was buried.
Tour to discover a particular and unknown moment in the history of Assisi.
Men and women who inspired by the courage of St. Francis have decided to put their own lives at stake to save that of others. The protagonists have names little known even to the Assisans themselves but they make up an epic picture of the "seraphic" city between 1943 and 1945.
Tour in which we will reconstruct history and relive the dark atmosphere of that period, however, illuminated by the light of hope ...
This unforgettable excursion will give you the chance to leave the beaten path and take an inside look at Francis' real way of life.
He took Jesus' message of simplicity and non-materialism to heart and challenged the decadence of the Roman Church.
It will be an authentic experience for those travelers who are not in a hurry and have time to listen to the silence.
In the morning, we will live one of the most exciting experiences to do in Umbria: river rafting! Aboard an unsinkable raft, we launch ourselves into an adventurous descent on the streams, pushed by water currents, through places of great naturalistic interest otherwise inaccessible: rock walls, waterfalls, woods and large meadows. After the descent, delicious typical lunch at a local restaurant.
In the afternoon, we reach the Marmore Falls which, with its 165m divided into 3 jumps, is the second highest artificial waterfall in Europe. It is located in the Terni Valnerina area and the Nera River Park, a protected area that finds its point of excellence in the waterfall. Independent visit of the waterfalls following one or more trekking trails inside the park. Entrance ticket included.
Thanks to this tour you can go back in time and visit our land in complete relaxation and tranquility.
The itinerary will include a visit by carriage to the Hovel and the Leper Hospital and the Porsiuncola
Everything will be enriched by a very good and tasty tasting in a farmyard located on the slopes of the Basilica of San Francesco.
Discover the history and highlights of the Basilica of Saint Francis of Assisi on this guided tour. Learn how Saint Francis started a huge cultural revolution that continues to inspire, plus explore the city of Assisi and see its landmarks of Christianity such as the Basilica of St. Clare, as you take in beautiful panoramic views.
Foligno, an ancient town built in the middle of the Umbrian Valley, is traditionally considered the center of Italy and the world.
The town is characterized by amazing medieval palaces and fascinating churches, such as the Romanesque-style church of Santa Maria Infraportas.
You will be then guided in the mainsquare of Foligno, Piazza della Repubblica, and you will visit the Cathedral of San Feliciano, characterized by its two magnificent facades and the mixture of styles belonging to different eras: Gothic, Romanesque, Baroque and Neoclassical.
Finally, you will admire the wonderful Palazzo Trinci, a medieval palace connected to the cathedral by a fascinating “suspension bridge” and built in the Gothic style in the early fifteenth century. Particularly famous is the precious cycle of frescoes painted by Gentile da Fabriano to embellish many halls of the palace, such as the notorious Hall of the Liberal Arts and Planets and the Hall of the Giants, decorated with monumental figures from the ancient Roman history, such as Emperors Augustus and Nero.
Thanks to this tour it will be possible to visit the places of worship in a land of peace at the pace of a trot. The tour includes the visit of:
-the Tugurio, the place where St. Francis created his Franciscan order
-the leper colony, where the Saint together with Santa Chiara treated the lepers
- the Porziuncola, where St. Francis asked for forgiveness