Full Day Private Walking Tour of Assisi and Spello

Enjoy a private walking tour of two Umbrian towns, roaming the beautiful streets of Assisi and Spello, along with a guide paying special attention to you. From a commentary tailored for you, understand the culture and history hidden in the 14th-century frescoes and Renaissance paintings.

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from €88,13 per person
6h
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Walking tour of Assisi and Spello with guide and transportation

You will meet your guide in Assisi, where you will be ready to start the exploring of Roman Ruins and remains of local Roman Amphitheatre and the Minerva Temple holding the best-preserved facades of Italy. During walks in the typical alleys, the experience feels of medieval Italian hill-town in the handicrafts by local shops of pottery, cravings, embroidery, etc. The specialty of the tour would be the Basilica of Saint Francis and its glorious craving by one of the greatest Middle age artists of Italy, Giotto. In Spello, an authentic hill town of Umbria, indulge in Renaissance art by a painter famous in the 15th century, Pinturicchio and flower-decorated streets.

A View of the main attractions of Assisi

During your walking tour there will be time to admire with your guide the main monument os Assisi. You will pass by the Basilica di Santa Chiara, a church that holds the remains of Saint Clare of Assisi. She was the founder of the Order of Saint Clare, then known as Order of Poor Ladies, and a member of Saint Francis of Assisi. Next, we would move towards the Chiesa nuova, built-in 1615 and designed according to Renaissance period. The building is said to be made on the remnants of house of St. Francis.

St. Francis Basilica

Your private guide will then take you to the temple of Minerva, a primeval Roman Building that houses a church, originally built in 1539 and known as Santa Maria Sopra Minerva. The church was then refurbished in the Baroque style in the 17th century. After this, we would move towards Basilica of San Francesco d' Assisi, a basilica with a single four-bay nave that has a cross-valuated ceiling that has crosses and leaves pattern on its border, a transept and a polygonal apse. Alternatively, on a blue background, golden stars or paintings are used to decorate the four ribbed vaults.

Visit Spello

After lunch at your leisure, we will moe towards Spello with a private transfer with driver. The evenining will be dedicated to the visit of this charming hilltop medeival village. Spello is famous for its flower decorated little streets. You will also get to enjoy the Renaissance art by the 15th century celebrated painter Pinturicchio, who has also worked in the Vatican in Rome. This stop will be for around two hours, after that the driver will take you back to Assisi.,

Other tours in Umbria

If you liked this tour, try also this Private three hour tour of Spoleto, or this Private tour of Orvieto, Umbria!

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We recommend you to wear comfortable clothes and shoes. Dress code to access the Churches: knees and legs covered fro both men and women.
 
Please note that on Sundays, Catholic holidays and National holidays, guided tours inside the Basilica of St. Francis ar forbidden. You guide will explain to you the church from outside, and you will enter alone on silence.
 

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Full Day Private Walking Tour of Assisi and Spello
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