Tour to Assisi and Orvieto, a full day from Rome

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A full day in Assisi and Orvieto to visit the beautiful hill towns in the Umbrian countryside, with a luxury vehicle and with the English-Spanish speaking driver. You will enjoy a beautiful day full of emotions and very interesting discoveries, a private tour in complete relaxation and personalized. We will stop in the holy city of Christianity and home of San Francesco, patron of Italy, where he was born, worked and died. You will be able to admire the Renaissance masterpieces in the Basilica, extraordinary because this architectural complex influenced the development of art and architecture. Afterwards we will go to Orvieto, an enchanting village on a tuff cliff, which boasts a great historical and artistic heritage, is known for its three wonders: the Duomo, the cliff and the Pozzo di San Patrizio. The majestic Duomo is impressive, on the Gothic facade you can admire beautiful architectural decorations, mosaics that tell the story and scenes from the life of the Virgin and three majestic Brozee doors.

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Duration: 10 to 11 hours
Starts: Rome, Italy
Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours



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A full day in Assisi and Orvieto to visit the beautiful hill towns in the Umbrian countryside, with a luxury vehicle and with the English-Spanish speaking driver. You will enjoy a beautiful day full of emotions and very interesting discoveries, a private tour in complete relaxation and personalized. We will stop in the holy city of Christianity and home of San Francesco, patron of Italy, where he was born, worked and died. You will be able to admire the Renaissance masterpieces in the Basilica, extraordinary because this architectural complex influenced the development of art and architecture. Afterwards we will go to Orvieto, an enchanting village on a tuff cliff, which boasts a great historical and artistic heritage, is known for its three wonders: the Duomo, the cliff and the Pozzo di San Patrizio. The majestic Duomo is impressive, on the Gothic facade you can admire beautiful architectural decorations, mosaics that tell the story and scenes from the life of the Virgin and three majestic Brozee doors.

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Stop At: Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d’Assisi, Piazza S. Francesco, 2, 06081, Assisi Italy

The Basilica of San Francesco is a sacred place par excellence and the destination of the Christian pilgrimage, visited by millions of tourists every year. Since 1230 it preserves and guards the mortal remains of the saint, according to tradition it was Francesco himself who chose the place of his burial, this is the place where the “lawless”, condemned by justice, were usually buried. Francis was proclaimed Saint only two years after his death on July 16, 1228, and the next day, they laid the foundation stone for the construction of his imposing Basilica, a complex of immense artistic value, both for the architecture and for the precious frescoes and interior decoration. The upper Basilica has a Gothic, bright and slender appearance, and the lower Basilica is lower and austere. The beating heart of the Basilicas would be the Crypt with the Tomb of San Francesco. Other places to visit are: the Basilica of Santa Chiara, the church of Santo Stefano, the Basilica of Santa Maria degli Angeli and the Church of San Damiano.

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Duomo di Orvieto, Piazza del Duomo 26, 05018, Orvieto Italy

Continuing the tour towards the city of Orvieto, it will allow you to enjoy a beautiful journey between the green hills of the countryside and the well-cultivated land, surrounded by vineyards of the Umbria region. Entering Orvieto you will be struck by the natural beauty of this panoramic city, everything is wonderful, a town with its narrow streets full of small shops, with several galleries under the city, corridors, wells and ancient cellars dug into the tuff rock over the centuries , which made it even more interesting, mysterious, beautiful and unique. In particular, the imposing Gothic cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta, one of the most majestic religious buildings of the entire Italian medieval art, with three centuries of almost uninterrupted works, over 20 artists worked there, divided into various areas, including statues and mosaics, that tell about our past life. The construction was started in 1290 and the last restoration and refurbishment works were only at the end of the 16th century.

Duration: 2 hours



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