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  4. Basilica of Saint Francis of Assisi

Full-Day Private Tour of Assisi from Rome

Product ID: 49294
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Discover an oasis of art on an 11-hour private tour of Assisi from Rome, and explore the birthplace of one of Italy's best-loved saints. Marvel at the historic buildings of the city center, such as Piazza del Comune and the Basilica of San Francesco.
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  • Learn about the life of St. Francis of Assisi in the town where he was born
  • Admire the frescoes of the Basilica di San Francesco
  • See the Porziuncola Chapel in the Basilica of Santa Maria degli Angeli
  • Drive a scenic route through medieval villages such as Spoleto and Trevi
  • Discover the site where St. Francis was born at the Church of Santa Chiara
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Discover the real Italy on a full-day tour from Rome, traveling through medieval villages such as Spoleto (the ancient capital of the “Ducato Longobardo”), Trevi, and Spello en route to Assisi.

Upon arrival in Assisi at approximately 11:00, you are free to explore on your own and at your own pace. Visit the Basilica of Santa Maria degli Angeli, home to the Porziuncola Chapel, and the site where St. Francis of Assisi died in 1226.

Walk the narrow streets to the Church of Santa Chiara, where St. Francis was born. See the house where he spent the first years of his life, before going to Piazza del Comune (Town Hall Square) to see the Palazzo del Popolo (People’s Palace) and Roman Temple to Minerva.

Head to the old city walls to go inside the Basilica di San Francesco, and marvel at the stunning frescoes of the 12th and 13th centuries. Find an authentic café for a quick coffee, before heading back to Rome at around 20:30.
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  • Private transportation and English-speaking driver
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  • Food and drinks
  • Tips and gratuities

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• Please note that this is a self-guided tour; no guide will accompany you on your walking tour
• Please adhere to the dress code when entering churches; shorts, mini skirts, and uncovered shoulders are not permitted

From £263.03 per person

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Product ID: 49294