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Assisi: 3-Hour Private Walking Tour and St. Francis Basilica

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96 reviews

Assisi: 3-Hour Private Walking Tour and St. Francis Basilica

Activity provider: UMBRIA CON ME
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Discover the famous monuments of Assisi on a private walking tour, and stroll down alleys to the typical squares of the Old Town. See Roman ruins, old stone houses, and magnificent frescoes. Then enter the historic Basilica of St. Francis.

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Duration 3 hours
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Spanish, English, German, Italian
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  • Explore the historic monuments of Assisi, birthplace of St. Francis
  • See the stratifications of the 12th-century Assisi Cathedral
  • Go to the Basilica of St. Francis, built in his honor after his death
  • Stroll around the Old Town of Assisi and see old Roman walls and medieval houses
  • Get off the usual tourist trail to discover hidden alleys and courtyards
Full description
Explore the birthplace of St. Francis on this private guided walking tour of the historic city, and learn more about one of Italy’s most famous patron saints. Explore the oldest part of the city to admire Roman ruins that have been perfectly integrated into medieval houses, and are still lived in by locals. Go to Assisi Cathedral, dedicated to Rufinus of Assisi, and see the ancient stratifications of the church where Francis was baptized. Following a light lunch (6 hour tour only) made with typical produce from Umbria in a restaurant or wine bar in the Old Town (optional and not included in your tour price), go to the Basilica of Saint Francis, the sumptuously decorated 13th-century double church built in his honor. Your guide will lead you on an interactive and immersive tour of the church and the life of St. Francis, founder of the Franciscan religious order, that will be anything but dry and dusty.
  • Private guide
  • Transportation to Assisi
  • Entry fee (€2.50) for the Basilica of St. Francis
  • Light lunch (extra)
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Parking SABA Matteotti, which is the last parking in Assisi at the top of the city, in front of the tickets office.

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Important information

Not allowed

  • Shorts
  • Sleeveless shirts

Know before you go

  • Please note on Sundays, big Catholic holidays, and national holidays, guided tours inside the St. Francis Basilica are forbidden. Your guide will talk about the church from the outside, and you will enter alone in silence
  • As the walking tour enters churches, please dress appropriately
  • A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed, and knees and shoulders must be covered for both men and women. You may risk being refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements
Customer reviews

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4.9 /5

based on 96 reviews

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An excellent tour . Recommended . Francesca was very knowledgable and gave a very interesting tour round Assisi. Advice: don’t go on a Sunday as the guide is not allowed into the Basilica with you ( and we couldn’t see much of the lower basilica because Mass was about to start) but she gave very good information beforehand

February 28, 2022

Excellent tour of the essential places in Assisi

Excellent tour by a very knowledgeable guide! Lots of background information on the city (Assisi), country (Umbria, Italy) and people from different eras. Our Belgian guide spoke very good German and responded to all questions without being teaching. It never got boring in three hours, time flew by. Highly recommended for tourists interested in culture!

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June 17, 2019

loved everything about it!!!!

Allesssandra was wonderful. Her English was very good and her knowledge of Assisi was excellent! She also asked what we were most interested in and focused a lot on that. I highly recommend this tour. Assisi is the most beautiful, peaceful Holy town! I can’t wait to bring people back.

September 10, 2018

Product ID: 25627