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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
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Assisi Private Walking Tour
"Head for Monte Subasio on a 3-hour walking tour of Assisi and explore Italy’s famous pilgrimage site. Stroll the maze of medieval streets and visit the Basilicas of Santa Chiara and St. Francis to see one of Italy’s largest collections of church art.Located on a gentle hill beneath the summit of Monte Subasio the fabled Umbrian town of Assisi is the most famous pilgrimage site in Italy a consequence of being the birthplace of Saint Francis. Born in the village of warm pink stone in 1182 Francis founded the mendicant Franciscan order to which he gave his name in 1210. Prior to his birth Assisi had been settled by ancient Umbrian tribes and later became a Roman town.Thanks to this rich history and blend of incredible architecture and art
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Private Full-Day Tour: Assisi and Orvieto Day Excursion Tour from Rome
"The tour starts from your hotel an occasion to spend a delightful day of Rome is to visit Umbria one of the most picturesque regions of Italy rich in vineyards olive trees and the famous hill-top villages across the valleys of which the most famous of all is Assisi the Unesco World Heritage. The mystic town of Saint Francis sill surrounded by its ancient walls built on the green slopes of Mount Subasio
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Lago Trasimeno

Trasimeno is the biggest non-Alpine lake in Italy. The first three in terms of size are: Garda, Maggiore and Como. In comparison to these three, Trasimeno is shallow, with its average depth of about 4...
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Orvieto

The facade of the Orvieto cathedral is beyond compare. The first thing you notice is the kaleidoscope of colours. The mosaics decorating the facade have a gold background which seems to shine with its...
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Assisi

I didn’t visit Assisi during my trip through Umbria this time. Somehow I was in a kind of spiritual mode, “light and easy” and slow and hadn’t seen many tourists in Valnerina, at Lago Piediluco, in...
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Valle Umbra

As already mentioned, in addition to the river Clitunno spring there is a little temple close by. It seems to have built in 4th to 6th century. The historians are not exactly sure about the date, as...
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Perugia

The heart of the city is Piazza IV Novembre with the Duomo on one side and Palazzo dei Priori on the other. The impressive steps leading to the cathedral seem to be a favourite place for everyone to...
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Spello

Spello is one of the romantic and cute little hill towns of Umbria. In contrast to to others like Trevi it does not sit on a hill but stretches upwards on the south eastern slope of Monte Subasio,...
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Todi

Todi is a hill town with medieval character, where you can find a lot of traces of its Etruscan and Roman past. Its location on the hill of 400 metres over the Tiber valley is well explained in a...
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Marmore Waterfalls

Cascata delle Marmore are something strange! They are really beautiful – but artificial. Well, not actually artificial, but they won’t exisit without man’s interference. This interference began...
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Spoleto

The only thing I remmbered very well from my previous visit to Spoleto in the 1990's was Ponte delle Tori. This time again it made a big impression on me. This spectacular construction which is 236...
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Gubbio

With its location at the slope of Monte Ingino, Gubbio is a special and marvellous town. It is famous for a most special treasure: the Iguvine Tablets, a set of 7 bronze tables with ancient...
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Montefalco

Montefalco is another Umbrian town perched on a high hill. It overlooks the Spoleto Valley and offers great views in all directions. The first thing you notice around, are green rolling hills covered...
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Bevagna

Situated in Valle Umbra in close proximity to famous Assisi, Bevagna is one of the charming medieval villages of Umbria. Sadly it is overlooked by most of the foreign tourists who visit Assisi and...
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Norcia

Norcia is a gem! Not only it is a starting point to visit nearby Piano Grande, an almost unreal high plain, but it also holds many architectural treasures of the past and is a mecca for lovers of...
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Lago Piedluco

This little lake attracted my attention when I saw it on the map. It looked small and no bigger city nearby. So I wanted to see it on my way from San Pietro in Valle to Valle Umbra. What a good...
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