Enjoy an Assisi Tour in great comfort and privacy with our hire and ride service, and have an unforgettable vacation in the town that is called the ‘crown of the medieval hill towns’. Assisi is one of the most beautiful towns to visit on your trip to Italy. It is known as the birthplace of St. Francis of Assisi, one of Italy’s most well-loved patron saints. But it is also home to many historic, cultural and religious attractions that you can comfortably cover in a leisurely day from Rome. Book a tour with us and we will pick you up on the designated day from your hotel in Rome. The ride to Assisi is a wonderful journey in itself, and you will find beautiful scenery as you leave Lazio’s rustic countryside and enter the lush greenery of Umbria. The historical center of Assisi is on a hill, with the plains spreading below, and pilgrims come here to feel the spirit of St Francis of Assisi born here in 1181. Six car parks around the city and free parking in Via della Rocca make it easy for you to enjoy a comfortable and convenient car tour in the city.
Enjoy an Assisi tour and delicious local cuisine
Book a tour of Assisi with us enjoy the city at your leisure. Visit the two-level thirteenth century Basilica of St Francis, where St Francis is interred. Beautiful frescoes by the late medieval painters Simone Martini, Giotto di Bondone, Cimaue and Pietro Lorenzetti decorate the walls and ceilings, making this church one of Italy’s most beautiful art museums. Other attractions on the tour can include the main square of the town, the Piazza del Comune, which was built on the site of an older Roman forum. Take a break to enjoy lunch and local Umbrian specialties like truffles or tartufo, crostinis with various toppings, porchetta, norcino, lentil soup, castagnaccio, candies like fichi girotti, freshly made local pasta, olive oils etc. You can follow this up with a visit to the 1st century BC church of Santa Maria Sopra Minerva, the Basilica of St. Clare and the San Damiano church just outside Assisi. Book an Assisi tour with us and have a memorable holiday in one of Umbria’s most beautiful towns.