Assisi - the city of San Francesco

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San Francesco was an extraordinary man and in this tour we will get to know the places where he lived and where he rests today. Together we will go to the discovery of a man and an extraordinary city.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Umbria guida turistica ed escursionistica

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Stop At: Basilica di Santa Chiara

Place of burial of St. Clare preserves the Crucifix of San Damiano that spoke to St. Francis. Even in the days of mob fascinates by its simplicity and mysticism that emanates.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Cattedrale di San Rufino

Place of the Baptism of San Francesco as well as one of the most fascinating Romanesque churches in Umbria. Its facade is a book yet to be interpreted for the quantity and quality of the fantastic figures that adorn it!

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Chiesa Nuova

Built in the 1600s and therefore "new", it preserves the remains of the presumed birthplace of San Francesco, which belonged to his father Pietro Bernardone.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Piazza del Comune

The "living room" of the city shows the remains of the ancient Temple of Minerva, now the church of Santa Maria sopra Minerva, and the palaces of the free medieval municipality: Palazzo dei Priori, del Capitano del Popolo

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi

The official biography of Saint Francis painted by Giotto and the shop is read as an open book through which to know the life and works of the Saint who has "refounded" the medieval Church. One of the absolute masterpieces of the art of all time and UNESCO patronage as the whole city of Assisi.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi

The beauty as a mirror of the soul that here rests his gaze on the works of Cimabue, Simone Martini, Lorenzetti and Giotto that talk to us about the relationship between St. Francis and Christ.

Duration: 30 minutes
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