Tours Assisi. What to do in Assisi. Discover the best things to do
If you want to take a holiday in Assisi and are looking for what you can do during your holiday, we can give you some suggestions. Certainly the cultural part is predominant but also other activities will surely be a nice discovery.
So let's discover what to do in Assisi:
- Half day guided tour with guide
- Full day guided tour
- Shopping tour of typical handicraft products
- Picnic and walk in the vineyard
- Visit to a winery and tasting of typical products
- Hot air balloon ride
- Truffle hunting
- Bike tour
- Paragliding flight
Together with an official guide from Umbria you will discover the main things to see in the center of Assisi.
From the Basilica of Santa Chiara to the famous Basilica of San Francesco, the guide can introduce you to the history and secrets of this magnificent city
In addition to the tour in the center, during the whole day with the guide you can also learn about the external sites, outside the walls, so dear to San Francesco. In fact, in the full day tour of Assisi, you will be able to discover with the guide the hermitage of the prisons, the sanctuary of San Damiano and the Basilica of Santa Maria degli Angeli with the Porziuncola.
To reach these sites we remind you that you need a car, or use a taxi.
Shopping tour of typical handicraft products
In Assisi the Umbrian traditions did not take over. Walking through the main street and the alleys, you can enter many artisan workshops and discover crafts and arts. From the painter with the small solo exhibition, the embroidery of the Assisi stitch, so called because it is characteristic of the city, the ceramics with the art master and even an old printing workshop at the Zubboli bookshop.
Picnic and walk in the vineyard
This beautiful activity is organized by a winery just below the Basilica of San Francesco. With your car you can reach it in 5 minutes.
At the Il Saio di Assisi winery, you can take a beautiful walk through the vineyards with a unique and spectacular view of the Basilica of San Francesco. To try.
Umbria is also the city of wine. Just outside Assisi, 10 minutes by car, you can reach the Tili organic winery. Annalaura and Mariapalma will be delighted to welcome you and make you feel like one of the family. In this winery, in addition to the visit and explanation of all the production processes of organic wine, you can enjoy a tasting of many local products. The Tili winery in fact produces not only wine but also extra virgin olive oil and vinegar (one of the very few Umbrian producers)
Hot air balloon ride
Oh yes, you can fly on the skies of Assisi. The departure of the balloon flight is from a winery near Bevagna, but the flight will be over the hills of Assisi. A truly unique experience that only here you can try. The view of the Umbrian landscape from a unique point.
Also at the Cantina Tili (yes, they are really strong), you can try the experience of a truffle hunt. The truffle hunter (He who collects truffles), will accompany you in the Assisi wood with his trusty dog, and will show you the collection of this precious tuber. After the truffle hunt, Annalaura and Mariapalma will prepare a lunch worthy of our tradition.
It goes without saying that Umbria is a very suitable region for bicycle lovers. Whether you like the road bike or the mtb, you can vent your passion and experience the place with your two wheels. There is also the possibility to rent professional bikes.
If you are looking for a little adrenaline this is the one for you !! Right from the top of Mount Subasio you can launch yourself into the sky of Assisi. For information you can contact paragliding in due time.