Assisi: Basilica of Saint Francis Tour

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Assisi: Basilica of Saint Francis Tour

From US$ 48.20 per person

Visit one of the most famous churches of Italy with a local guide. Learn the importance of the Basilica di San Francesco, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Duration 1 hour
Starting time 2:00 PM
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Experience

Highlights
  • See frescoes by Giotto in the lower and upper church
  • Visit the tomb of Saint Francis
  • Learn about the importance of the UNESCO Basilica di San Francesco from a local guide
Full description
You will start your visit from the lower floor by entering the tomb of Saint Francis and then you will keep exploring the church in the altar area where the frescoes about the life of Jesus are located. See the friary cloister. The upper church at the end will make you know the life of Saint Francis through the famous cycle of paintings decorating the church’s side walls. The Basilica of Saint Francis is a bilevel 13th century building which preserves the tomb of Saint Francis of Assisi, one of the most beloved saints in the world. This grandiose gorgeously embellished church also preserves frescoes by Cimabue, Giotto, Simone Martini, Pietro Lorenzetti and other well-known medieval painters of Italy. Indeed, it is one of the most focal points of both art and spirituality. This church is a powerful place for believers and art lovers alike.
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  • Local guide
  • Entrance fees
    COVID-19 precautions
    Traveler requirements
    • Customers are required to bring and wear masks

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    At the lower entrance of the church.

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    Unsere Führerin sprach sehr gut deutsch und hat alles wunderbar mit großem Hintergrundwissen erklärt, ohne dass es langweilig oder heruntergespult wirkte.

    October 14, 2020

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