Assisi full day tour including Basilica of St. Francis and Porziuncola

Assisi full day tour including Basilica of St. Francis and Porziuncola

Assisi full day tour including Basilica of St. Francis and Porziuncola

Assisi full day tour including Basilica of St. Francis and Porziuncola
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This tour allows you to get to know Assisi and its most famous sites. In addition to the walk in the city, the tour also includes a visit to external sites such as the Eremo delle Carceri, the sanctuary of San Damiano and the Basilica of our lady of the angels with the Porziucola.

Meet the guide at 10:00am and visit the Basilica of Saint Francis which is world-famous for its 13th-14th century frescoes by the best painters of Italy at that time.

From there, you will get to the main city square, Piazza del Comune. At the square you will see one of the best-preserved Roman temples in Italy – Minerva's temple – which is surrounded by imposing medieval government buildings. 

Through narrow alleys and medieval squares you will reach the birthhouse of Saint Francis and the Saint Claire's Basilica

After free time for lunch, in the afternoon you will explore Sanctuaries and Franciscan Sites outside Assisi by driver and guide. 

Your tour will start with the visit of EREMO DELLE CARCERI . “Carceri” is a metaphoric name given to this place which is nowadays an impressive old Franciscan friary built in 15th C. on the mountain slopes. It incorporates the grottoes were Saint Francis used to do retreat. From there you will also enjoy one of the most stunning views over the below Umbrian Valley. 

After the hermitage you will be taken to the sanctuary of Saint Damiano which is the place of Saint Francis vocation. There it happened the vision of the cruicifix advising Francis to fix his church. It was the starting point of Francis new experience as a friar on the footsteps of Jesus Christ. 

Your tour will take you as last to the Basilica of Our Lady of the Angels which protects under its gigantic dome the tiny Porziuncola. This is the very little chapel where Francis and his first companions founded the Franciscan community and also the place where Saint Francis passed away. 
The tour will end at 6:00pm.

What's included?
Professional guide for 6 hours 
Trasportation for the afternoon tour (Eremo delle carceri, San Damiano church and porziuncola)

Exclusions
Admission Tickets € 2,50 per person

Please note
A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements 

Please notice: on Sundays, big Catholic holidays and National holidays, guided tours inside the Basilica of St. Francis ar forbidden. You guide will explain to you the church from outside, and you will enter alone on silence. 

This is a small group tour with max 8 people

Meeting Point
10:00am in front of St. Francis Basilica lower entrance

Price
€ 400,00 (per group up to 8 people)
If you have your rental car available, contact us for a discount!

Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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