Discover the city along the footsteps of Saint Francis
Our licensed guides will make you discover Assisi from one of the most important symbols of the city.
Start your journey at Basilica of Santa Chiara, where some relics of the Saint are preserved along with the Crucifix that had spoken to St. Francis.
Visit the Cathedral of San Rufino, with its marvelous façade carved in Romanesque style, which preserves the baptismal font in which St. Francis and St. Clare received the sacrament of Baptism.
Continue through the historic center, we will enter Piazza del Comune, visit the New Church, built where in ancient times was the birthplace of St. Francis and where he was locked up by his father who did not accept his decision to live in poverty. The nearby Oratory of San Francesco Piccolino used to be a stable and, according to legend, represents the exact place where St. Francis came into the world.
Conclude your tour at the Basilica of San Francesco, an architectural masterpiece that since 2000 is also recognized and protected by UNESCO as a World Heritage site. Admire the pictorial works of famous artists like Giotto, Cimabue, Lorenzetti and Simone Martini, inside the crypt, finally, you can visit the remains of the Saint.
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HOW THE PAYMENT WORKS:
Your debit/credit card will not be charged until the tour will be confirmed.
Fully licensed guide
Duration: 3 hours
Audio guide €3 per person
St. Francis basilica is an active church and can be closed unexpectedly for liturgical ceremonies or unforeseen circumstances.
Entry to the St. Francis Basilica is permitted only to appropriately dressed visitors (low cut or sleeveless clothing, shorts, miniskirts and hats are not allowed). Large bags, umbrellas and other items are not allowed.
Our pre-booked tickets will let you skip entrance line. Security checks however cannot be avoided.
No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered.
Entrance tickets to paid sites or museums are not included. Entry will never be obligatory and we will agree any visits involving entrance fees with you in advance
- Audio guide to visit Saint Francis church is not included (cost: 3 euro per person).
A DRESS CODE is required to enter places of worship and selected museums.
No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements.
Oratorio di San Francesco piccolino
Tempio della Minerva
Piazza del Comune
Basilica di San Francesco