Assisi private last minute tour with a local guide

Perugia -

Join this private tour to explore Assisi, the city that is so often identified with one of the most beloved saints ever, St. Francis of Assisi. You'll discover a delightful medieval town with lots of precious hidden corners and delicious typical food! A "must do" when you visit Assisi is seeing the beautiful Basilica of St. Francis, built in the XIII century and characterised by two different and complementary parts, the Lower Church and the Upper Church. Once you are inside, try to spot the wonderful frescoes by various artists including Simone Martini, Giotto and his school!Follow your guide through via San Francesco to reach the medieval Piazza del Comune, where you can see the Temple of Minerva dating back to the first century B.C., a true jewel of the ancient art.The tour continues towards the New Church, built in 600 on the birthplace of S. Francis. Walk around the church to get to the Oratory of St. Francis Piccolino, inside which (according to legend) the Saint was born.Walking along Corso Mazzini, you will then arrive in Piazza S. Chiara, overlooked by the Basilica of St. Clare. Inside it, you will admire the remains of the Saint and the beautiful wooden crucifix which, according to legend, spoke to S. Francis.

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Highlights

See the world-famous Basilica of St. Francis dating back to the XIII century, Marvel at the beautiful medieval Piazza del Comune with the Temple of Minerva, Spot the New Church and the Oratory of St. Francis Piccolino, where - as the legend says - the Saint was born, Walk to Piazza S. Chiara, overlooked by the Basilica of St. Clare

Included

private tour, expert tour guide

Not Included

Entrance to the Basilica of St. Francis (you can buy the ticket once there for €2 per person), Entrance to other museums, churches and palaces (if you want to visit anything else, please ask your guide and you can buy your ticket on the spot)

Useful information

  • Please note that this is a walking tour only
  • Please note that this tour does not include entrance to sites which require an entrance fee (in case you decide to visit some of them, you can buy your ticket on the spot)
  • We recommend you wear comfortable shoes during the tour
  • Please cover up your shoulders inside the Basilica
  • Please note that the access to the Basilica might be subject to last minute changes depending on religious events/celebrations
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