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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
From EUR160.00
 
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
From EUR224.00

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Duomo - Cathedral

In our lengthy trip through Italy we saw many churches. The Orvieto Duomo in my opinion along with the ones in Firenze, Sienna and Pisa are the most visually stunning. With Orvieto's twisting...
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Basilica di San Francesco

the huge and sprawling Piazza Inferiore di S. Francesco is located just beside the entrance to the Upper and Lower Levels of the Basilica and is a large concrete space with wide and sweeping vies of...
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Palazzo dei Consoli

On my latest visit to Gubbiio, in September 2014, I took Chris to see the exhibits in the Museo Civico in the Palazzo dei Consoli, having enjoyed them so much on my previous visit. This also provides...
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Chiesa San Benedetto

Next to Palazzo Comunale is the holiest church of Norcia: Chiesa San benedetto. Legend says that the church was erected above the house where San Benedetto and his twi sister Santa Scolastica were...
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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 Underground - Tour

If Orvieto doesn't have enough to see above ground then try stepping underneath for an hour or two. With much of Orvieto being located above a 1000 foot bed of volcanic tuff it is only natural that...
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Basilica di Santa Chiara

this will be my pictures of the tomb of Saint Clare if you are a Roman Catholic like me, you would be familiar with Santa Chiara (Sant Claire) who is the founder of the Poor Clares, a Roman Catholic...
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Loggia dei Tiratori - Piazza dei 40 Martiri

However you arrive in Gubbio, by bus or car, it is likely that you will do so here, there most accessible spot on the fringes of the old town. This is Gubbio’s market place (every Tuesday morning –...
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