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Discovery Walking Tour in Assisi

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WHY YOU SHOULD GO

Choose a private walking tour of Assisi and breathe the special atmosphere of serenity of this city, symbol of Peace all over the world

Discovery Walking Tour in Assisi Highlights

  • Church of Saint Clare
  • Church of Saint Francis
  • Frescoes by Giotto

Discovery Walking Tour in Assisi Inclusions

  • Private Local guide for 2,5 hours
  • Earphones at disposal only for the interior guided visit of St. Francis’s Basilica

Tour Exclusions

  • Optional Gratuities

Please Note

  • It is recommended that participants wear comfortable shoes
  • Children under the age of 5 free of charge
  • No guided interior visit to St. Francis’s Basilica on Sundays and on: December 25th, 26th, 31st, January 1st, January 6th during Easter week (from Thursday to Monday), October 4th and for any other religious event not available at the moment
  • CANCELLATION POLICY: there will be no penalty for cancellations of tour or service communicated in writing to Caf Tour & Travel up to 72 hours before departure time of the tour or service. Less than 48 hours before departure time of tour or service 100% of the total price will be due and no reimbursement will be granted. No reimbursement will be granted to any client who is not at the place of departure at the time established; similarly, no reimbursement will be granted to clients who lose contact with the guide or who do not complete the tour.

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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.

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Please contact Gray Line Florence 48 hours prior to tour departure to confirm the tour: [email protected] / [email protected] -- PHONE: (0039) 055 21.64.94 or (0039) 055 21.06.12
Meeting point: You can meet your private guide in your hotel if centrally located. Please send us an email to [email protected] to inform us in which hotel you are staying

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