Admire the art and architecture and the religious sites of Tuscany and Umbria on a full-day tour to Assisi. Admire spectacular landscapes, explore medieval hilltop towns, and tour Etruscan ruins with a knowledgeable guide.
Discover a religious pilgrimage site: join a tour through the rolling green hills of Tuscany and Umbria and marvel at the artistic jewels of Assisi. Depart early in the morning from Florence and you’ll first reach Assisi, San Francesco’s birthplace, a village that stands on the top of a hill overlooking a picturesque valley surrounded by gentle slopes and vineyards. Following in San Francisco and Santa Chiara’s footsteps, you will be guided along winding streets and alleyways to the historical and artistic treasures of this Medieval town.
In the superb Basilica of San Francesco d’Assisi, gazing Giotto’s frescoes of San Francesco’s life, you will learn the history of this important spiritual center. There will be some free time to stroll around and relax in this enchanting atmosphere. Then the itinerary will continue with the visit of Santa Maria degli Angeli, a beautiful church close to Assisi. Afterward, enjoy a pleasant ride back to Florence where the tour will end.