Highlights / General details
Assisi, San Francesco’s birthplace, stands on the top of a hill overlooking a picturesque valley surrounded by gentle slopes and vineyards. Following San Francesco and Santa Chiara’s footsteps, you will be guided through 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 centre. There will be some free time to stroll around town and relax in the enchanting atmosphere of this Umbrian jewel. Then you will visit the Santa Maria degli Angeli Church, of the Franciscan Order.
Back in Tuscany, the tour takes you to Cortona, a delightful hilltop town of ancient origins bursting with architectural treasures and offering spectacular views over the surrounding landscape. You will immerse yourself in the setting of the famous movie “Under the Tuscan Sun”, which was filmed in Cortona.
Pick-up on request, Travel by GT coach or minivan with air conditioning, Expert multilingual escorts available in English, Spanish, French, Portuguese, Italian, Russain, German, Japanese, Chinese, Free time in Perugia, Guided visit of Assisi with Professional guide, Free time in Cortona, Entrance to the Church of San Francesco, Entrance to the Church of Santa Chiara, Entrance to the Church of Santa Maria degli Angeli.
Hours of operation
Available: Wednesday and Friday (April - October), departings at 8:15am.
Approximately 7 hours.
Meeting Point: From hotel accommodations.
Guests are requested to be at the meeting point 15 minutes before departure time.
A minimum number of 6 participants is required to guarantee other languages (German). Requires a mimimum of 4 participants (French, Russian, Japanese, Chinese).
**All information requested must be supplied or booking is subject to automatic cancellation**