F20 ASSISI AND ORVIETO CATHEDRAL
A full-day trip to Assisi and Orvieto . 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 see its Gothic Cathedral.
One day tour from Rome – full day
The tour starts from your hotel, an occasion to spend a delightful day out 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 including Assisi, a UNESCO World Heritage site. The mystic town of Saint Francis, still 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 its early Renaissance masterpieces 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 charm and admire the countless churches that are scattered around its centre. Departure to Rome at 05.00 pm.
– Day trip from Rome to Assisi and Orvieto
– See the breathtaking Orvieto Cathedral on a walking tour
– Spend your afternoon in the UNESCO World Heritage-listed town of Assisi in Umbria
– Explore the basilica of Saint Francis and the Convent of Santa Chiara
Departure days: On Wednesday and Friday
Tour starts: 7.30 am.
Season validity: All tourism seasons.
– Luxury car/minivan with air conditioning
– English speaking tour escort
– 2 hours visit of Assisi with official english guide
– Pick-up and drop-off service available for hotels located within the Aurelian Walls
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.