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The region scores highly on the artistic front, too, as the birthplace of Renaissance masters Raphael and Perugino, and sprightly composer Rossini. St Francis of Assisi, St Benedict and St Valentine all hail from here and make a spiritual pilgrimage to this area a profound one. So next time you glance at the map and your eyes alight on old-favourite Tuscany, why not press on east? You won't regret it.


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Umbria & Le Marche activities

$51.76 Day Trips & Excursions

Small Group Tour of Assisi

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Cattedrale di San Rufino, Assisi, Province of Perugia, UmbriaAssisi Cathedral, dedicated to San Rufino (Rufinus of Assisi) is a major church in Assisi.Stop At: Basilica di Santa Chiara, Assisi, Province of Perugia, UmbriaThe 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 Nuova, Assisi, Province of Perugia, UmbriaChiesa 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 Minerva, Assisi, Province of Perugia, UmbriaThe 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' Assisi, Assisi, Province of Perugia, UmbriaIf 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'Assisi, Assisi, Province of Perugia, UmbriaRecognised 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

$184.04 Cultural & Theme Tours

Assisi Private Walking Tour

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Basilica inferiore di San Francesco d'Assisi, Assisi, Province of Perugia, UmbriaThe Basilica of Saint Francis of Assisi is the mother church of the Roman Catholic Order of Friars Minor Conventual in Assisi, a town in the Umbria region in central Italy, where Saint Francis was born and diedDuration: 45 minutesStop At: Basilica Superiore di San Francesco d' Assisi, Assisi, Province of Perugia, UmbriaThis bright and spacious basilica consists of a single four-bay nave with cross-vaulted ceiling bordered with patterns of crosses and leaves, a transept and a polygonal apse. The four ribbed vaults are decorated alternately with golden stars on a blue background and paintings. Duration: 45 minutesStop At: Santa Maria sopra Minerva, Assisi, Province of Perugia, UmbriaThe Temple of Minerva is an ancient Roman building. It currently houses a church, Santa Maria sopra Minerva, built in 1539 and renovated in Baroque style in the 17th century.The temple was built in the 1st century by will of Gnaeus Caesius and Titus Caesius Priscus, who were two of the city's quattuorviri and also financed the construction. Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Chiesa Nuova, Assisi, Province of Perugia, UmbriaErected in 1615 on the remains of a building believed to be the home of St. Francis. The building’s architecture design is from the Renaissance period. The façade, built of brick, is divided by four pillars supporting a Doric entablature, with attic gable, above which rises a hemispherical dome. Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Basilica di Santa Chiara, Assisi, Province of Perugia, UmbriaThe Basilica of Saint Clare is a church dedicated to and contains the remains of Saint Clare of Assisi, a follower of Saint Francis of Assisi and founder of the Order of Poor Ladies, known today as the Order of Saint Clare.Duration: 20 minutesPass By: Umbria Con Me Day Tours, Assisi, Province of Perugia, UmbriaOfficial Assisi Tour Guides

$184.04 Tours & Sightseeing

Orvieto Private Walking Tour

Orvieto is an old town located on a tufa outcrop 300 feet above the gorgeous Paglia valley below. The city is mostly known for its Duomo (Orvieto Catherdral) and is considered one of the most architecturally important in Europe, for its Etruscan roots, and for the museums where one finds collections and displays that range over 2,500 years of history. During this tour you will walk through Orvieto’s charming, narrow alleys, and small squares. Your tour will be a very memorable experience, perfect for reflecting over while you enjoy an Umbrian meal and a glass (or two) of Orvieto Classico wine (not included).

$48.31 Cultural & Theme Tours

Orvieto Underground Tour Including Wine Tasting and Lunch

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Orvieto Sotterranea, Orvieto, Province of Terni, UmbriaThe aim of this activity is to make you enjoy a tour of Orvietos’ undergrounds (group tour in English). During this your you will be taken under the town exploring some of the 440 caves which have been used for centuries for various purposes such as refrigerators for wine barrels, stables, water wells and cisterns as well for getting a very local one-course meal…pigeons!After your tour, just few minute walk far away, you will find one of the local's favorite place for light lunch in town. We will reserve for you a table with view towards the Duomo’s façade (not possible on rainy days) for a light lunch wine tasting. You will enjoy local products such as Orvieto’s white wine, cold cuts, cheese and locally made biscuits. After lunch ask the owner to show you his private old grottos used as wine cellars!Duration: 1 hour

$79.37 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Extra Virgin Olive Oil Tour with Lunch in Umbria

It is not only the italians’ favourite dressing, but it can be used also as hair tonic. Ladies, did you know that olive oil can be used to remove your make-up or to moisturize your skin? DIY lovers…you can use few drops of olive oil to polish your wood furniture.Not only for cooking then, a bottle of olive oil can be put together with the other potions in your closet. A visit to a traditional olive oil mill will definitely enrich your knowledge of this product. The producer will explain the production process from the olive picking to the bottled olive oil.Between October and November you could also join the pickers on the hillside at the bottom of the Subasio mountain and experience the traditional method and get the “green gold” on your own.A light lunch at the mill with the tasting of a variety of aromatic olive oils will be the end of your rural and bucolic day!

$20.70 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Winemaker for a Day: Tour an Organic Winery

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Tili Vini Societa Agricola, Assisi, Province of Perugia, Umbriathe travels will enjoy a tour of the winery and a wine tastingDuration: 2 hours

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