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Private Assisi and Cortona Day Tour from Siena

Full Day Assisi and Cortona Private Tour from Siena
Duration
Duration 10 hours
Type
Cultural Tours
Calendar
Daily

Private Assisi and Cortona day tour from Siena with your private driver to explore at your own pace the town of Assisi well known as the birthplace of Saint Francis and the Etruscan hill top town of Cortona.

In the morning meet your own private driver at the lobby of your hotel in Siena, he will drive through the Tuscany rolling hills to reach the religious towns of Assisi and the medieval hilltop town of Cortona.

If your hotel is not in Siena Centre, just ask us for a customized quote.

In Assisi you will appreciate the majestic Basilica of St. Francis consecrated by Pope Innocent IV in 1253 whose interiors were frescoed by Cimabue, Giotto and other late medieval painters.
The basilica includes the Upper Church, the Lower Church, and the Crypt in neo Romanesque style where from the 1818 there is the tomb St. Francis.

Following the footsteps of Saint Francis, you will visit of Basilica of Santa Maria degli Angeli whose interiors preserve the Porziuncola: a stone chapel restored by St. Francis himself and where he understood his vocation, considered the most sacred place for the Franciscans.

Leisure time to explore the hilltop town of Cortona at your pace. Cortona is an ancient town dating back to Etruscans and Romans times, it has become very popular with the book and the film “Under the Tuscan Sun”. 
Strolling through the narrows medieval streets reach the Piazza della Repubblica and the nearby Piazza Signorelli where there is an Etruscans Museum. Admire the stunning views till the lake Trasimeno form the terraces of Cortona.

Your Assisi and Cortona day tour ends at your hotel in Siena.

 




HIGHLIGHTS:
•    Cortona and Assisi tour with private driver
•    Time at leisure to visit the hill town of Cortona at your pace
•    Assisi in the footsteps of Saint Francis
•    Appreciate Giotto’s frescoes in Assisi

 


DETAILS

 

Duration:
10 hours

Start Time Private Tour:  
Morning: you can require whatever start time you like.

Pick up Point:
At the lobby of your Hotel in Siena centre
If your hotel is not in the center of Siena, ask us for a personalized quote.

Inclusion:
- Private Mercedes E series car (for your party from 1 to 2 persons)
- Private Mercedes Minivan (for your party from 3 to 6 persons)
- Professional English speaking driver.

Exclusions:
Gratuities (optional),
Admission fees to churches and museums
Meals and Beverage


Notes:
More of 6 persons rates on request.

On request:
Private guide for an in-depth tour


F.A.Q.


  • Why is St. Francis of Assisi famous?


Saint Francis of Assisi, born Giovanni di Pietro di Bernardone in 1181 or 1182 in Assisi, Italy, is famous for several reasons:

1. Founder of the Franciscan Order: Saint Francis is renowned for founding the Franciscan Order, also known as the Order of Friars Minor (O.F.M.), which became one of the most influential religious orders in the Catholic Church. The order was founded based on principles of poverty, humility, and devotion to God's creation.

2. Advocate for Poverty and Simplicity: Saint Francis embraced a life of poverty and simplicity, renouncing his family's wealth and material possessions to live in solidarity with the poor. He famously stripped off his clothes in front of his father and the bishop of Assisi, declaring his commitment to God and a life of poverty.

3. Love for Nature and Animals: Saint Francis is known for his deep connection to nature and animals. He is often depicted preaching to birds and taming wolves, symbolizing his belief in the interconnectedness of all creation and his reverence for the natural world.

4. Stigmatization: Saint Francis is believed to have received the stigmata, the wounds of Christ, during a mystical experience on Mount La Verna in 1224. The stigmata, which appeared as wounds resembling those of Christ's crucifixion on his hands, feet, and side, became a symbol of Saint Francis's profound spiritual devotion and union with Christ.

5. Influence on Christian Spirituality: Saint Francis's teachings and example have had a profound influence on Christian spirituality and the broader culture. His emphasis on simplicity, humility, and compassion continues to inspire people of all faiths to live lives of greater authenticity, service, and devotion to God.

Saint Francis of Assisi is one of the most beloved and revered saints in the Catholic tradition, admired for his humility, compassion, and devotion to God and creation. His legacy continues to inspire millions of people around the world to follow in his footsteps of love and service.

 

 

 

 



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