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  • How to reach the sacred Assisi

    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,... continue

  • Art and culture in Assisi

    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,... continue

  • Assisi: spirituality, religion and art

    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... continue

  • Calendimaggio

    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... continue

  • Assisi Town Hall Square

    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... continue

  • Assisi and the Basilica of Saint Clare

    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... continue

  • One day in Assisi...

    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... continue

  • St. Francis' Basilica

    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... continue

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.

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