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    Best of Assisi Art Food and Sightseeing Tour

    Discover the charming town of Assisi, rich in history and culture, and savor the greatest local dishes with the help of a local guide.

    Tour Features

    Licensed Guide in

    English

    Duration

    5 hours

    Tour Size Options

    Private

    Includes

    Food and/or Drinks

    Itinerary

    • Surrounded by verdant olive groves and panoramic vistas, the Basilica of Saint Francis of Assisi offers not only a glimpse into the life of a beloved saint but also a profound spiritual experience that transcends time and space. Whether you are a devout pilgrim, a lover of art and architecture, or simply a traveler seeking solace in a serene setting, a visit to this iconic basilica is sure to leave a lasting impression on your heart and soul.

    Tour Details

    Full Description

    Embark on a journey through the enchanting streets of Assisi, where every corner reveals a story waiting to be told. On this exclusive 5-hour tour we delve into the rich heritage of this historic town, exploring its iconic landmarks, sampling its culinary delights, and immersing ourselves in its vibrant culture.

    Led by an expert local guide, our tour begins with a visit to the awe-inspiring Basilica of Saint Francis of Assisi, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the most important pilgrimage destinations in Italy. Marvel at the exquisite frescoes by Giotto and Cimabue that adorn the walls of the basilica, and learn about the life and legacy of Saint Francis, the patron saint of Italy. Then, we will make our way to the imposing Rocca Maggiore, a medieval fortress perched high above the town, offering panoramic views of the picturesque Umbrian countryside. Explore the ancient ramparts and towers of the castle, and soak in the breathtaking vistas of olive groves, vineyards, and rolling hills stretching as far as the eye can see.

    After working up an appetite, we will indulge in a culinary journey through Assisi, sampling the best of Umbrian cuisine in handpicked restaurants and eateries favored by locals. From hearty pastas and savory meats to delicate pastries and artisanal cheeses, each dish is a celebration of the rich gastronomic heritage of the region. Of course, no visit to Assisi would be complete without savoring the local wines that have been produced in the region for centuries!

    Throughout the tour, our expert guide will regale you with tales of the storied past of Assisi, from its ancient Roman origins to its golden age as a center of art, culture, and spirituality during the Middle Ages. Whether you area history buff, a foodie, or simply a traveler seeking to experience the authentic essence of Italy, our 5-hour tour of Assisi promises an unforgettable journey through time, taste, and tradition.

    What is Included

      Included:
    • Included: Expert local guide
    • Included: Food and Drinks
    • Included: Tickets to the Basilica and the Castle
    • Not included:
    • Not included: Gratuities
    • Not included: Pick-up and drop-off

    Important Information

    • Transfer from your hotel to the meeting point is NOT INCLUDED in the price.
    • Some dietary restrictions can be accommodated if advised in advance. Please note this in the 'special requirements' field on booking
    • At the moment of reservation please specify your mobile number inclusive of country code in case of an emergency.
    • This tour does NOT accommodate gluten/dairy-free or vegan participants.

    Meeting Point

    The tour starts at Basilica of San Francesco d'Assisi. View on Google Maps

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