Your day includes a walking tour of Assisi in Umbria, learning about its patron, St Francis of Assisi and visit the Convent of Santa Chiara. Continue to Orvieto to know its Gothic, Orvieto Cathedral.
Highlights – Day trip from Rome to Assisi and Orvieto – See the breathtakingly beautiful Orvieto Cathedral on a walking tour – Spend your afternoon in the UNESCO World Heritage-listed town of Assisi in Umbria – Explore Basilica di San Francesco and the Convent of Santa Chiara
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, with its colorful houses of ink stone. Narrow streets, flower decked balconies and noble palaces provide beautiful views for memorable pictures (do not forget your camera). An interesting visit to St. Francis Basilica with his early Renaissance master-pieces by Giotto and Cimabue and the Basilica of Santa Maria degli Angeli. Time for lunch in a typical restaurant (optional) and then the tour continues to Orvieto, where you can admire the magnificence of its Gothic Cathedral a masterpiece of Gothic architecture with a glistening façade of stained glass, mosaics and sculptures. Soak up Orvieto’s charms and admire the countless churches that are scattered around its center. Head back to Rome and finish your tour at hotel.
Departure days: On Wednesday and Friday Tour starts: 7.30 am. Season validity: All tourist season.
General info: The tour can be changed without notice due to weather and traffic. You can start the tour directly from the meeting point, or use the free collection service from your hotel. Please refer to the Concierge for information about collection schedules. In order to improve the quality of our services and to avoid delays in the collection to each hotel, we kindly ask for your cooperation to be ready at the lobby of your hotel at the scheduled time.
The tour includes:
– Luxury car/minivan with air conditioning
– English speaking tour guide escort
– Pick-up and drop-off service available from the hotel in the interior of the Aurelian Walls