Assisi: the Three Major Basilicas. St. Francis, St. Clare and Porziuncola chapel
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Meet your guide in front of the Basilica of St. Clare of Assisi and start your tour.
The church realized with the typical pink stone extracted from the quarry of the Subasio mountain, contains precious frescos dating back to the period from the XIIth to the XIVth century.
In the chapel on the right, along the unique nave of St. Clare of Assisi, finishing in transept and polygonal apse, you can admire the Crucifix which, according to tradition, would have invited St. Francesco in the church of St. Damiano in order to "reset up the Church".
After the visit, you will take a taxi (included) to reach the Basilica of Our Lady of the Angels.
Built on a grandiose scale, the Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli is the seventh largest Christian church. Its magnificence may be at odds with the simplicity preached by St Francis himself but the flocks of pilgrims coming to visit the primitive Porziuncola chapel and the Cappella del Transito called for a building that was able to accomodate the faithful.
After this visit, you will return in Assisi center to visit the magnificient St. Francis Basilica.
It is the mother church of the Roman Catholic Order of Friars Minor Conventual in Assisi, a town in the Umbria region in central Italy, where Saint Francis was born and died.
The Basilica of Saint Francis is world-famous for its 13th-14th century frescoes by the best painters of Italy at that time. Among those, the most famous is Giotto.
Tour with official guide of Assisi
Round trip transfer from Assisi center to Porziuncola
Admission Tickets € 2,50 per person
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
10:00am or 2:30pm in front St Clare Basilica
€ 230,00 (per group up to 8 people)
For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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