Full-Day Private Tour to Perugia and Assisi from Siena
"We start from Siena through the hills of Crete Senesi sail along the northern shore of Lake Trasimeno the largest body of water in Italy until you get to the ancient city of Perugia. From the parking lot to get to the city we will travel the escalators that will enable us to cross the ancient archaeological finds and the brick vaults of the Rocca Paolina up to the Giardini Carducci heart of the city and the beautiful balcony over the valley. Significant in the historic center for a walk from Corso Vannucci wonderful buildings and shops Piazza IV Novembre with the beautiful Fontana Maggiore Palazzo dei Priori and the Cathedral. We will stop for a lunch at a traditional restaurant in the old city.We leave for Assisi and
Private Tour: Perugia and Assisi Day Trip from Florence
"Following a morning pickup from your Florence hotel travel south with your private driver into the Tuscan countryside to the small medieval hamlet of Passignano sul Trasimeno in neighboring Umbria. Explore the city’s imposing walls and fortress and take in panoramic views of the beautiful Lake Trasimeno.Head onward through the rolling countryside to the hill on which the town of Perugua sits and discover evidence of the town’s 8th-century Etruscan origins. Widely considered one of Italy’s m Perugia was once home to High Renaissance painter Pietro Perugino and Raphael himself even worked here in the 16th century. Wander the streets at your leisure and see highlights such as Palazzo dei Priori the elegant Fontana Maggiore and the Cathedral of San Lorenzo.Explore the lowlands beneath Mt Subasio
Day Excursion from Rome: Assisi and Orvieto with a Theologist Private Tour
"Let’s start this fantastic journey by driving North towards AssisiSaint Mary of the Angels // We will get there at 09.30 am. Situated in the plain at the foot of the hill of Assisi The basilica was constructed in the Mannerist style between 1569 and 1679 enclosing the 9th century little church the Porziuncola the most sacred place for the Franciscans. It was here that the young Francis of Assisi understood his vocation and renounced the world in order to live in poverty among the poor and thus started the Franciscan movement. You will spend in here around 30 it is connected with Saint Francis’ encounter with Christ. In 1205 he had been praying at Saint Damian which at the time was a very run down building. Saint Francis saw the figure of Christ crucified come alive and say to him “Francis don’t you see my house is crumbling apart? “ It was the first monastery of the Order of Saint Clare
Above the café where we had coffee, and the helpful tourist office, runs an elegant loggia, the Loggiato di San Francesco. This is unusual among Italian loggias, being on the first floor rather than...