Full day in Assisi and Orvieto
Not available every day…different days and time .
Leaving Rome in a northerly direction, driving along the Tiber Valley, we reach ORVIETO, a small town of Etruscan origins where we stop to admire the magnificent 14th century cathedral, a masterpiece of gothic architecture. The tour continues through the green Tuscan Hills covered in olive groves and vineyards. This is the land of some of Italy’s best known D.O.C. (quality controlled) wines, which include Orvieto, Chianti and Brunello di Montalcino . Lunch too will be of traditional local dishes. In the early afternoon, having driven along the shores of Lake Trasimeno, we reach ASSISI, built at the foot of Mount Subasio.
Here, during a guided stroll through the lanes of this historic town, you will see the Church of St. Claire, St Francis’ birthplace, his childhood home, Townhall Square with its People’s Palace, Roman Temple dedicated to Minerva and of course the Townhall itself. Visit St Francis’ Basilica, close to the ancient city walls, with its magnificent frescoes painted between the 12th and 14th centuries. Leaving Assisi, we stop at the town of Santa Maria degliAngelinamed after its church inside which, in the Chapel of Porziuncola, St. Francis died in 1226.
Monday, Thursday, Saturday – From April 1st to October 31st
Monday and Friday – From Nov 1st. to Mar 31st
The tour start from Rome and needs minimum 6 person
We’ll be back in Rome around 07:30/8:00 pm
Departure from Rome at 07.15 -07.30
The cost of this tour will be € 95,00
We wish to inform you that is not permitted to enter in Churches in Shorts, Miniskirts, or Uncovered Shoulders.
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