Get ready for a wonderful excursion between mysticism, art and breathtaking landscapes along Umbrian and Tuscan roads! Once in Assisi, you will start a guided tour of the city center, leading to all the most important monuments and treasures of the town!
You will explore the stunning Basilica of San Francesco, a UNESCO heritage site, the center of the Franciscan spirituality and the gothic Basilica of Santa Chiara, where the crucifix that spoke to San Francesco is kept. Walking through the narrow streets, you will be pervaded by the unique atmosphere of the city and astonished by its unrivaled beauty after you have free time. [readmore] Then you will reach the superb Basilica of Santa Maria Degli Angeli, built around the famous little church of the "Porziuncola", where Saint Francis acknowledged his vocation and founded the Order of the Minor Friars. Free visit of the church.
Left Assisi, the journey reaches the enchanting town of Cortona, a real gem nestled in the astonishing Tuscan countryside, made of olive groves, cypresses, and gently rolling hills. Here you will explore the fascinating historical center, enjoying unforgettable views over the surrounding scenery that will leave you open-mouthed.