Assisi St. Francis

 

Day Tour from Rome 

 


This tour is designed for those of you who are devoted to St. Francis of Assisi.  On this journey you can retrace the footsteps of St. Francis and St. Clare, and visit the Monastery of Santa Chiara and the Basilica of San Francesco.


Your private driver will pick you up at 8:00 am from your hotel in Rome.  We will make the journey taking about 2 hours to arrive at Assisi and your scheduled returned back to your destination will be 5.00pm.

 

SANTA MARIA OF THE ANGELS


The first stop is the Baroque Basilica Santa Maria degli Angeli, where you will visit the first of two chapels, firstly the Portiuncula Chapel where St Francis of Assisi died on October 3, 1226 San Francisco.


ASSISI


Our next stop is the Basilica di San Francesco, also known as the Upper Basilica and lower Basilica.  Here you will find the tomb of St. Francis, where the walls are decorated by the famous painters of the late Middle Ages; Cimabue, Giotto, Simone Martini and Pietro lorenzetti.

 

Let's stop in Assisi for a delicious lunch in one of the many trattorias, and then we continue to visit the church of Santa Maria Sopra Minerva in the main square.


We have now reached the clear Basilica of Santa, here is preserved the her body and exposed her body visible to all pilgrims, whose face is covered by a thin layer of wax.


Here you can also see the clothes of St. Francis and St. Clear and the strands of the holy hair that were cut when she became a nun.


The church and the convent of San Damiano are located just outside Assisi, where St. Francis received his vocation in 1205 and died here in 1253 Santa Chiara.
Thus ends our tour of Assisi and then we return back to Rome.

Price List   2018 Tour and Shore Excursions

 

 

For up to 4 People from Rome Hotel                   €.500,00

 

For up to 6 People from Rome Hotel                   €.550,00

 

For up to 8 Poeple from Rome Hotel                   €.600,00

 

IMPORTANT INFO

 

*Tour Price includes

Private deluxe vehicle with professional driver, Italy tax vat, fuel, insurance, fees.

 

*Payment

will be made in Euro funds at the end of your journey directly to your driver, or you may prepay in advance via PayPal with 5% service charge

*Policy Cancellation

Please, note that there will be no charge if you cancel your reservation by e-mail within at least 24 hours before date of requested service. If is not done in these terms, our company reserves the right to debit the “no show fee” on your credit card which is the total amount of requested services.

 

 

  Tour Trip

  Duration : Full Day 8 hours

  Departure: from Rome

 

- SANTA MARIA DEGLI ANGELI CHURCH

- BASILICA OF ST. FRANCIS

- PIAZZA DELLA MINERVA

- SANTA CHIARA

- SAN DAMIANO CHURCH

 

 

 

 

 

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