Small Group Tour of Assisi

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Join a 3-hour walking tour of Assisi to see the wonderful Basilica of Saint Francis, Saint Rufino’s Cathedral, and Saint Claire's Basilica as well as the lively main city square – Piazza del Comune.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Cattedrale di San RufinoAssisi Cathedral, dedicated to San Rufino (Rufinus of Assisi) is a major church in Assisi.Stop At: Basilica di Santa ChiaraThe Basilica of St. Clare of Assisi, realized with the typical pink stone extracted from the quarry of the Subasio mountain, contains precious frescos dating back to the period from the XIIth to the XIVth century.In the chapel on the right, along the unique nave of St. Clare of Assisi, finishing in transept and polygonal apse, you can admire the Crucifix which, according to tradition, would have invited St. Francesco in the church of St. Damiano in order to "reset up the Church"Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Chiesa NuovaChiesa Nuova.The Chiesa Nuova is a church in Assisi, Italy, built in 1615 on the site of the presumed birthplace of St. Francis, the house of Pietro di Bernardone. It was then called Chiesa Nuova because it was the last church to be built in Assisi at that time.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Santa Maria sopra MinervaThe Temple of Minerva is an ancient Roman building in Assisi, Umbria, central Italy. It currently houses a church, Santa Maria sopra Minerva, built in 1539 and renovated in Baroque style in the 17th century.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Basilica Superiore di San Francesco d' AssisiIf the solemn and dark lower basilica invites penance and silence, the upper church soars into the sky, airy and bright.In a Gothic style with French influences, the nave has four bays, cross vaulting, and a polygonal transept and apse.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Basilica inferiore di San Francesco d'AssisiRecognised as a UNESCO World Heritage site, the basilica of St. Francis was built under the direction of Brother Elias, vicar general and architect of the order, starting in 1228, just two years after the saint's death, as a place designed to receive his remains.Duration: 30 minutes

What’s included

  • Local guide

What’s not included

  • Entrance fees euro 2 per person at Saint Francis Basilica
  • Entry/Admission - Basilica Superiore di San Francesco d' Assisi
  • Entry/Admission - Basilica inferiore di San Francesco d'Assisi

Highlights

  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Led by a local guide
  • Small-group tour
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