The Umbria Region, Assisi Day Tour
Assisi is a town and comune of Italy in the Province of Perugia in the Umbria region, on the western flank of Monte Subasio.It was the birthplace of St. Francis, who founded the Franciscan religious order in the town in 1208, and St. Clare (Chiara d’Offreducci), the founder of the Poor Sisters, which later became the Order of Poor Clares after her death. The 19th-century Saint Gabriel of Our Lady of Sorrows was also born in Assisi.
- the Roman amphitheater, built in the early 1st century AD. Its elliptical plan is identifiable from the medieval houses built around it, and from an arch of travertine cunei. The arena now houses a garden
- the Piazza del Comune (“Communal Square”), with the Palazzo del Capitano del Popolo (mid-13th century, featuring a series of merlons added in 1927), the adjoining Torre del Popolo (“People’s Tower”, 1305) the Palazzo dei Priori (“Palace of the Priors”, 1275-1493). The fountains with three lions in the southern side dates from the 16th century.
- The Temple of Minerva, also facing the Piazza del Comune
- The abbey of St. Benedict, founded in the 10th century on the Monte Subasio. Remains include the crypt (late 11th century), the apse and the external walls.
Suggested meeting time @08.00am at the hotel.
Full day Tour Option 9 Hours.
Licensed English speaking driver of the team who will show you and offer a complete illustration and a deeper understanding of the different aspects of the area.
Private Vehicle, all fuel, parking, pick up and drop off at the hotel.
Lunch & Entrance fees.
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