• Duration: 11 hours
  • Easy
  • eTicket

  • Meet on location
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Description

Full-day Tour from Florence to enjoy the mysticism of the Umbrian religious town of Assisi and the film set of “Under the Tuscan Sun”, Cortona!

Let us take you through the rolling green hills of Tuscany and Umbria to discover the architectonic and artistic jewels of Assisi and Cortona. ASSISI, world-renowned as the home of Saint Francis, crowns the spur of a hill overlooking a picturesque valley. Let our guide lead you through the narrow, winding streets of this medieval town and learn about its charming history. Inside the Basilica of San Francesco d’Assisi, you will admire Giotto’s frescos of The life of San Francesco and discover why it is a fundamental pilgrimage site. Next, you will visit the Basilica of Santa Chiara - dedicated to Saint Clare of Assisi, a follower of Saint Francis.

After you will have free time to stroll around and breathe in the atmosphere of peace characterizing this mystical city. The tour continues with a visit to Santa Maria degli Angeli Church, the birthplace of the Franciscan Order. Enjoy a short stop for pictures in Passignano Sul Trasimeno before crossing the border back into Tuscany you reach Cortona, the last stage of this special day.

This beautiful small town built by the Etruscans, is famous for its architectural wonders and amazing views over the surrounding landscape. Cortona is also known internationally for the movie "Under the Tuscan Sun" (USA/Italy): this is your chance to play the part and feel like you’re in a real film-set!

What's included

Journey by fully fitted GT Coach
Expert multilingual escort
Assisi tour with professional guide
Stop for panoramic pictures at Passignano sul Trasimeno
Entrance fee to St Francis'Basilica
Entrance fee to Santa Chiara Church
Entrance fee to Santa Maria degli Angeli Church

What's excluded

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities

Important information

  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Entrance into churches requires a strict dress code. We cannot be held responsible for entry denied due to improper dress. Please make sure your shoulders and knees are covered
  • Not suitable for pets
  • Please show up 20 minutes before the tour departure
  • English and Spanish are always guaranteed. In order to confirm the excursion in Italian, German, Portuguese or French a minimum of 4 pax is required

Cancellation policy

  • Cancellation fee of 100% if cancelled 2 days or less before departure

Categories

  • CULTURAL AND THEME TOURS
  • DAY TRIPS AND EXCURSIONS
  • BUS OR MINIVAN TOUR

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