The Origins of San Francesco. Assisi and Perugia Full Day Private Tour from Rome

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Discovering the footsteps of San Francesco.
A journey that will take us back in time by immersing ourselves completely in history. we return to the Middle Ages .We will visit the places where two of the major saints of the Church lived and visited, the visit to the grandiose basilicas of Santa Chiara and San Francesco offers not only a moment for spirituality, but also the opportunity to see the original of the famous Crucifix of San Damiano with the triumphant Christ in front of which Francis prayed as well as the frescoes of the great artists who contributed to a new language of art paving the way for the Renaissance.

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Duration: 12 hours
Starts: Rome, Italy
Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Historical & Heritage Tours



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Discovering the footsteps of San Francesco.
A journey that will take us back in time by immersing ourselves completely in history. we return to the Middle Ages .We will visit the places where two of the major saints of the Church lived and visited, the visit to the grandiose basilicas of Santa Chiara and San Francesco offers not only a moment for spirituality, but also the opportunity to see the original of the famous Crucifix of San Damiano with the triumphant Christ in front of which Francis prayed as well as the frescoes of the great artists who contributed to a new language of art paving the way for the Renaissance.

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Stop At: Rome, Rome, Lazio

A tour Dedicated to discover the footsteps of St. Francis.
Will start with the pick up from your hotel. Your Assistant tour will give all the informations regarding the cities that you will visit.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Assisi, Assisi, Province of Perugia, Umbria

Assisi, the symbolic city of San Francesco. A man who strips off all his clothes, goods to immerse himself completely in poverty.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli – Porziuncola, Piazza della Porziuncola 1, 06081, Assisi Italy

You will visit Basilica of Santa Maria degli Angeli with the Famous Porziuncola inside. A church within another church. A small Romanesque church that represents the heart of the sanctuary: the Porziuncola of Assisi.
It is one of the first churches to have been restored by San Francesco. It is the place where God manifested himself to the Poverello of Assisi, the place of fraternity and forgiveness.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Via San Damiano, 85, 06081, Assisi Italy

A place of peace San Damiano with its small church. A place where St. Francis often went to pray, and where St. Clare founded his order and spent most of his life.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Basilica di San Francesco d’Assisi, Piazza Inferiore San Francesco 2, 06081, Assisi Italy

Your professional guide will take you to the Basilica of San Francesco walking through the medieval streets where you will immerse yourself completely in history.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Centro Storico di Assisi, Assisi Italy

Your personal tour assistant will show you the typical medieval streets of Assisi.
One hour of free time for shooping and photos
You will have the opportunity to learn about the traditions, the daily life of Assisi. He will advise you of the trattorias you have to delight in the typical Umbrian cuisine

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Perugia, Perugia, Province of Perugia, Umbria

After Assisi We will move to the famous city of Perugia. Famous all over the world for chocolate and Baci Perugina, and its fair entirely dedicated to chocolate. Perugia is also a unique medieval city of its kind.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Centro storico di Perugia, 06121 Perugia PG, Italy

You can admire one of the wonderful views that this city can offer.
Corso Vannucci, one of the most elegant streets in Italy, free from traffic, between the beauty of its buildings erected in various eras, the pleasure of its cafes and the wealth of its shops, leads to the fabulous Piazza 4 Novembre. Surrounded by the elegant Palazzo dei Priori, the Cathedral of San Lorenzo and the buildings overlooking the square.
A the end your driver will be waiting for you to return to Rome

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Rome, Rome, Lazio

At the end of your tour Your driver will take you back to Rome

Duration: 2 hours 15 minutes



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