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Assisi Tourism: Best of Assisi

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GALLANO RESORT UMBRIA - Valtopina (14 Km from Assisi)
Castello di Gallano is an old hamlet with antique church and castle, recently restored mantaining its original structure and divided into three parts comprising 33 apartments, ranging in size from 65 sq m to 170 sq m, accommodating from 2 to 7 people. All ...
The town of Assisi, with an elevation of 424 m (1,391 ft), is in the Province of Perugia (PG). The Patron saint is Rufinus of Assisi on 11 August. Assisi has Armenzano, Capodacqua, Castelnuovo, Palazzo, Petrignano, Rivotorto, Santa Maria degli Angeli, San Vitale, Sterpeto, Torchiagina, Tordandrea, Tordibetto, Col d'Erba, Col d'Erba III, Collicello, Passaggio di Assisi, Pian della Pieve, Pieve San Nicolò, Podere Casanova, Ponte Grande, Renaiola, Rocca Sant'Angelo, San Damiano, San Gregorio, San Martino, San Martino Basso, San Presto, Santa Tecla, Tomba, Tombetta, Valecchie as wards and the demonym of natives is "Assisiani/Assisiati".

In Assisi there are 81 accomodation. You may visit 32 places of interest. Assisi is part of a route called Strada dei Vini del Cantico, so it's particularly recommended for a food and wine holiday.
Guide written by the community written by Alexandra Evans

Assisi is a small Umbrian town in central Italy, located 12 miles East of Perugia at an elevation of 1,300 feet. Assisi is best known as the birthplace of St. Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of Italy, the founder of the Franciscan order, and one of the most popular catholic saints in history. Assisi's main attraction is the 13th century Basilica of San Francesco, which contains the sacred brelics of St.... continue

IL CASTELLO DI GIOMICI - Valfabbrica (14 Km from Assisi)
Guide written by the community written by Alexandra Evans

Assisi essential place of interest include art and monuments such as the Rocca Maggiore,Temple of Minerva, Palazzo Capitano del Popolo as well as Roman Amphitheatre.At Rocca Maggiore, you will see earliest record of a building dating back to 1174, when it was erected as a German feudal castle and a place where emperor Frederick II of Swabia was baptized in Assisi at the age of three in 1197. The place is rich in... continue

Guide written by the community written by Chiara Guzzetti

The ideal tour covers the basilica of Santa Maria degli Angeli, which houses the small church and the chapel of the Transit Porziuncola of St. Francis, the church of San Damiano, the New Church, the Oratory of San Francesco Piccolino, Cathedral San Rufino, the church of Santa Maria Maggiore, the Basilica of Santa Chiara, and finally the basilicas of St. Francis (Upper and Lower). A short distance from the walls of... continue

Guide written by the community written by Chiara Guzzetti

Among the folklore events, the Calendimaggio festival is the most famous. It’s a festival of profane origin, during three days and starting on the first Thursday of May (the second Thursday when the first one is the 1st of May) It’s the celebration of springtime with an explosion of songs, music, and flowers in which all the people of Assisi participate with accurately reproduced medieval period costumes. May 1... continue

Guide written by the community written by Chiara Guzzetti

Piazza del Comune (the Main Square of the town) is situated at the heart of the town and built on the site of the ancient Roman forum. The square is surrounded by ancient medieval buildings, and a fountain stands in the middle. To the side of the Palazzo del Capitano del Popolo, a turreted the 13th century building, stands the beautiful Municipal Tower from the 14th century in which the "Bell of Lauds" was placed in... continue

Guide written by the community written by Chiara Guzzetti

The Basilica of St. Clare is an outstanding example of Gothic-Italian architecture, built in the second half of the 13th century and perhaps designed by Filippo da Campello. The Basilica is attached to the Church of St. George, in which the body of San Francesco was buried before being transferred to its present location. The construction of Basilica is characterized by three large flying buttresses, which are... continue

Guide written by the community written by Chiara Guzzetti

Spending a day in Assisi, Italy, is like stepping back in time. I wandered the winding cobblestone streets uphill and down, looking in shop windows and just soaking in the atmosphere of a medieval city in Europe. While going to Assisi, set your itinerary in a way that you will not waste time searching this large area. If arriving by train or bus start at the Portiuncula, which is located near the train station in... continue

Guide written by the community written by Chiara Guzzetti

What you can find inside is a great wonder. Within the Cathedral are two main chapels, a reliquary and tomb. The Upper Chapel contains beautiful 13th century stained glass and numerous frescos. Unfortunately, many of the frescos (designed by Cimabue and Giotto) were severely damaged in the earthquake of 1997. The lower section of the wall depicts the life of St. Francis while the upper section has scenes from the... continue

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