Assisi with Driver Guide

Art & History

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Description

Assisi and Umbria are the real Italy, far away from the modern highways and large cities, where small ancient villages are waiting to be discovered in the heart of the umbrian countryside. Assisi is an oasis of art and architecture and home of San Francesco one of italy's most loved Saints.Meet your driver guide at your hotel early morning to get the best from your day and will leave Rome.
You will cross the valle of the Tevere, before taking the Via Flaminia near the medieval village of Orte with its Etruscan origins. You will pass typical Medieval villages such as Spoleto, the ancient capital of the "Ducato Longobardo", Trevi, Foligno, Spello, before arriving in Assisi.
In the village of Assisi, you will have time to visit Assisi on your own while your driver guide will give you a brief orientation about what to see in the town and out.
You will have the opportunity to visit the basilica of Santa Maria degli Angeli where there is the Porziuncola Chapel, the site where San Francesco died in 1226. Then,  
continue to the old village for a walk through the narrow streets of the village to see the Church of Santa Chiara, the site where San Francesco was born and then to see the house where he spent the first years of his life. You will see "Piazza del Comune" (Town Hall Square) with the Palazzo del Popolo (People's Palace) and the Roman Temple dedicated to Minerva. Then, near the ancient city walls you will see the Basilica of San Francesco  which frescoes from the 12th and 13th centuries.
Return to Rome where you will arrive late afternoon.
 


Tour Information

Tour Code: ASSPRDG
Tour Type: Experiences
Tour Category: Art & History
Departure Type: Guaranteed Departure
City: Rome, Italy
Grade/Difficulty: Moderate
Duration: 10 Hours
Transport Mode: Walking + Car/Minivan
Scheduling: Private Driver Guided Tour
Languages: English,Spanish
Hotel Pickup: Yes(From Selected Locations)
Children Allowed: Yes
Min. Pax: 1
Max. Pax: 7
Start Time: 07:30 AM
Starting/Meeting Point : Your hotel in Rome
Availability:
Everyday From January 2019 To October 2019
Blackout Dates:
1 May 2018
24,25 December 2018

What's Included

  • English Speaking Driver Guide 10hrs

Not Included

  • Meals

Please Note

  • A driver guide is: • an expert of the territory • person able to introduce the history, the culture and food in a specific territory • is a local, the best gateway to local culture
  • A driver guide cannot access Museums or Archeological sites but it’s the perfect solution to cover large territories when you visit 2, 3 or 4 villages and do not hire a guide in each place