Tour 19: Assisi (April to October, Mon, Thu, and Sat)
Leaving Rome along the Autostrada del Sole as far as Orte, we reach Spoleto. Proceed to Orvieto, famous for its beautiful Cathedral (visit). Proceed to the Clitumno springs, Trevi, Foligno, Spello, and arrival in Assisi. Visit the Church of Santa Chiara where St. Francis was born. Walking through the narrow streets we reach Piazza del Comune with the Palazzo dei Priori, the Palazzo del Popolo, and the Temple of Minerva. Continue to the Basilica of St. Francis with the masterpieces of Giotto and Cimabue. After lunch in a local restaurant, free time. Continue by bus to the Basilica of Santa Maria degli Angeli, place where St. Francis lived and died, with visit to the Porziuncola Chapel. Proceed to Rome with arrival at the hotels or nearest point at about 7PM.
Tour begins at approximately 7:15AM. Duration: approximately 12 hours.