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Assisi: 3-Hour Private Walking Tour and St. Francis Basilica

Activity provider: UMBRIA CON ME

Assisi: 3-Hour Private Walking Tour and St. Francis Basilica

Activity provider: UMBRIA CON ME
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From US$ 193.38 per group up to 15

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Discover the famous monuments of Assisi on a private walking tour, and stroll down alleys to the typical squares of the Old Town. See Roman ruins, old stone houses, and magnificent frescoes. Then enter the historic Basilica of St. Francis.

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Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English, German, Italian
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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the historic monuments of Assisi, birthplace of St. Francis
  • See the stratifications of the 12th-century Assisi Cathedral
  • Go to the Basilica of St. Francis, built in his honor after his death
  • Stroll around the Old Town of Assisi and see old Roman walls and medieval houses
  • Get off the usual tourist trail to discover hidden alleys and courtyards
Full description
Explore the birthplace of St. Francis on this private guided walking tour of the historic city, and learn more about one of Italy’s most famous patron saints. Explore the oldest part of the city to admire Roman ruins that have been perfectly integrated into medieval houses, and are still lived in by locals. Go to Assisi Cathedral, dedicated to Rufinus of Assisi, and see the ancient stratifications of the church where Francis was baptized. Following a light lunch (6 hour tour only) made with typical produce from Umbria in a restaurant or wine bar in the Old Town (optional and not included in your tour price), go to the Basilica of Saint Francis, the sumptuously decorated 13th-century double church built in his honor. Your guide will lead you on an interactive and immersive tour of the church and the life of St. Francis, founder of the Franciscan religious order, that will be anything but dry and dusty.
Includes
  • Private guide
  • Transportation to Assisi
  • Entry fee (€2.50) for the Basilica of St. Francis
  • Light lunch (extra)
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Parking SABA Matteotti, which is the last parking in Assisi at the top of the city, in front of the tickets office.

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Important information

Not allowed

  • Shorts
  • Sleeveless shirts

Know before you go

  • Please note on Sundays, big Catholic holidays, and national holidays, guided tours inside the St. Francis Basilica are forbidden. Your guide will talk about the church from the outside, and you will enter alone in silence
  • As the walking tour enters churches, please dress appropriately
  • A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed, and knees and shoulders must be covered for both men and women. You may risk being refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 /5

based on 105 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.8/5
  • Value for money
    4.6/5
  • Service
    4.8/5
  • Organization
    4.8/5

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Get Your Guide elevated our Italy trip to a 5 plus vacation.It was our first time to have guides and we won't go back ever.Pisa,Firenze,Venice,Assisi we have been to those places prior as well but now with the tour guides we can say we have been truly in those cities. The guides are highly educated,knowledgeable,kind,enthusiastic people having degrees in archeology,arts,languages just to name some.

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July 18, 2022

Marica was fantastic. She was accommodating, polite, patient, and very knowledgeable on the history of Assisi the place, and also of the various important people and saints of Assisi. At the end of the tour she even called a taxi for us so that we could catch our train on time

June 6, 2022

An excellent tour . Recommended . Francesca was very knowledgable and gave a very interesting tour round Assisi. Advice: don’t go on a Sunday as the guide is not allowed into the Basilica with you ( and we couldn’t see much of the lower basilica because Mass was about to start) but she gave very good information beforehand

February 28, 2022

Product ID: 25627