Private Guided Day Tours of Assisi
Best known as being the birthplace of the patron saint of Italy, St. Francis,Assisi is a picturesque Umbrian town just a short journey from Rome. A famed pilgrimage destination, whatever your motivation for visiting Assisi, its meandering medieval streets, beautiful churches and stunning views over the Umbrian countryside ensure that your visit will delight you for many years to come.
Tours of St. Francis’s Assisi
Assisi has been a major pilgrimage destination for centuries. As both his and his religious order’s birthplace,it is the perfect place to learn about the life and work of St. Francis of Assisi. With our private guided walking tours, visit the Basilica of Santa Maria degliAngeli where a young Francis first understood his vocation and took the decision to found the Franciscan movement. Our private tours of Assisi will then help you trace the rest of the life of St. Francis through to his burial place in the Basilica of San Francesco. Our tours also explore the life of St. Clare of Assisi in the majestic monastic complex of San Damiano and the Church of St. Clare where St. Francis first glimpsed Christ.
Tours of Assisi for History and Art Lovers
Assisi’s delights are not limited only to the religious sphere: with our customisable guided tours of Assisi, tread where the travellers on the Grand Tour journeyed and take in the lesser known side of Assisi: its Roman past. The Temple of Minerva in Piazza del Comune is Italy’s most intact Roman temple front, and Assisi’s Roman forum lies just a few steps away. A UNESCO World Heritage site since 2000, Assisi is also home to stunning artistic and architectural masterpieces. Witness the frescoes of Giotto, Cimabue, Simone Martini and the Lorenzetti brothers in the Basilica of St. Francis and the many edicole the town is famous for on your walks.
An easy day trip from Rome or a superb destination in its own right; Assisi is well worth a visit for any traveller in Italy. Our tours offer the perfect way to explore this charming hill top town, wherever your interest in Assisi lies.