Assisi day Tour from Florence

  • DRIVING  TOUR FROM FLORENCE – 9h

We offer you a private customized tour of the most spectacular monuments and sights of Assisi with our comfortable and air conditioned Sedan/Van departing from Florence. You will have a fluent English speaking driver, very knowledgeable who will take you through the discovery of this  incredible medieval city, reaching the main streets and squares, hopping on and off the car as much as you want.

Driving southeast  into the region of Umbria, with its fascinating landscapes,  we will reach the beautiful town of Assisi, permeated with the memories of St Francis and Giotto.

Our first stop is the highest part of the town to visit St. Claire Basilica (the Saint is preserved in a glass coffin in the crypt), Francis companion, with the Byzantine Crucifix, which revealed Francis his mission. On the way to Piazza del Comune (Town Hall Square) you will pass the Oratorio, the birthplace of St. Francis, with the remarkable Augustan Temple of Minerva, dating back to the 1st century B.C. and take the main shopping street in direction of the Basilica of St. Francis, the main highlight of the town, goal of countless pilgrimages, which Crypt contains the tomb of the Saint. The dark vaulted Lower Church has been frescoed by artists from all over Italy such as Giotto, Cimabue and Simone Martini. The walls of the upper Church are decorated mostly by Giotto with the Scenes of the Old and the New Testament.

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Lunch timeRelax and enjoy a typical meal. Would you like to have it reserved?

Do not hesitate to ask and we will book it for you!

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To conclude Francis life and the visit of Assisi, visit Santa Maria degli Angeli Basilica, where Francis prayed  and died.

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Duration: 9 hrs approximately

Meeting point: at the hotel

Entrance: Santa Maria Degli Angeli, Santa Chiara Basilica

Highlights: Umbria landscape, Santa Chiara Basilica, Minerva’s Temple, Santa Maria Degli Angeli (Porziuncola), St Francis Basilica, and more

Payment: cash on the spot or paypal in advance (+4%)

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This excursion can be combined with our suggestions for lunch and wine/local products tasting…. Just contact us!!!

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Need more? Ask us!

 

 

TOUR INCLUSIONS

  • Comfortable and air conditioned Sedan/Van for the whole day (9 hrs)
  • Assistance of our professional English speaking driver (9 hrs)

NOT INCLUDED

  • Admissions to churches and museums

PRICES (per group)

1 to 3 persons
on request
4 to 6 persons
on request
7 to 8 persons
on request