ASSISI (with optional lunch)Daily; Duration: Full day 8 hours
DESCRIPTION & DETAILS
You will be collected at the Hotel by our driver and departure by private vehilce for a journey beyond the modern highways and large cities and discover the real Italy, where small ancient visits are just waiting to be discovered. A tour that unveils the religious architecture of Umbria and the wines and local products of Tuscany. Leaving Rome in a northerly direction, driving along the Tiber Valley and along the shores of Lake Trasimeno, we reach ASSISI, built at the foot of Mount Subasio.
Upon arrival, meeting with local guide and we start a guided stroll through the lanes of this historic
town, you will see the Church of St. Claire, St Francis’ birthplace, his childhood home, Townhall Square with its People’s Palace, Roman Temple dedicated to Minerva and of course the Townhall itself. Visit St Francis’ Basilica, close to the ancient city walls, with its magnificent frescoes painted between the 12th and 14th centuries.
Lunch at a typical restaurant in Assisi including traditional local dishes (drinks not included).
In the afternoon departure with our driver for return back to the hotel in Rome.
If required please add the lunch supplement
– ENTRANCE TO CHURCHES REQUIRES APPROPRIATE WEARING (NO SHORTS, NO MINISKIRTS OR UNCOVERED SHOULDERS)