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Assisi and St Francis's Basilica from Rome

Accompany us to the charming medieval town of Assisi. Assisi is a town abundant with history and art. It is also the birthplace of St Francis, who founded the order of the Franciscans and one of the most popular destinations visited from pilgrims from all over the world. Assisi is a lovely town with a lot of history and a rich heritage, particularly in religion. Visit the many religious sites which inhabit Assisi, including the Santa Maria Maggiore, one of the oldest churches in the town. Parts of the church can be dated back to as far as the 9th Century and it’s a fantastic display of the history behind the town. Whilst on your visit to the town you’ll be taken to the Basilica of St Francesco d’Assisi, the Basilica of St Francis. The basilica is one of the most important places in Christian pilgrimage and is nearly 800 years old. The magnificent building is a fantastic example of the architecture of the time and the view of the building from the surrounding Plaza is truly amazing. You’ll also be allowed within the basilica itself, which is home to many paintings by various Italian artists of the time, including Giotto and Simone Martini. The tour provides an in-depth insight into the history of both Christianity and its influence on the country and beyond. Accompany us to the charming medieval town of Assisi and Perugia or Orvieto. Assisi is a town abundant with history and art. It is also the birthplace of St Francis, who founded the order of the Franciscans and one of the most popular destinations visited from pilgrims from all over the world. Assisi is a lovely town with a lot of history and a rich heritage, particularly in religion. Duration: Approx. 12 hours. Start or opening time: Available on Monday, Thursday and Saturday at 7.30am. Please ensure you arrive at the meeting point at least 15 minutes prior to the tour start time.