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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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Rome: Assisi and Orvieto Full-Day Semi-Private Tour
"Enjoy a day away from the bustle of Rome in a one-day tour of Umbria one of the most picturesque regions of Italy. Rich in vineyards olive groves and the hillside villages the most famous site in the region is the UNESCO World Heritage town of Assisi. Upon arrival in this mystical place knowing St. Francis
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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
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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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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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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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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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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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Valle Umbra

I found this wonderful church only by accident, when I drove north into Valle Umbra coming from Lago Piediluco and Terni. I left the highway (E45/SS3bis) north of Aquasparta and only 5 minutes later I...
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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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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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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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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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San Pietro in Valle

Abbazia San Pietro in Valle was on my wishlist ever since I saw a photo on Google Earth. And when I finally arrived there and I was so much amazed that I even wasn’t disappointed that I couldn’t get...
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