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Assisi and Perugia Private Day Trip from Florence

Private Day Trip to Assisi and Perugia from Florence
Duration 10 hours
Tours and Sightseeing

Private day trip from Florence to Assisi and Perugia to discover the Umbrian treasures including guide and driver, the medieval Perugia and spiritual Assisi.

Your private tour starts in the morning from your hotel or accommodation in Florence, where you will meet your private English speaking driver.

On a relaxing journey through beautiful Tuscany and Umbria along roads surrounded by rolling hills, olive groves and rows of age-old cypresses your driver will take you to Assisi and Perugia.

With your private expert local guide you will take a tour of Assisi, the city of saints, San Francesco and Santa Chiara, important spiritual center in Italy and visit the medieval city of Perugia and the capital of the Umbria region.

Visit the elegant city of Perugia steeped in history and famous for hosting the annual chocolate festival every year.
Enjoy the center of Perugia with the famous Fontana Maggiore, one of the most important medieval monuments in Piazza Grande. Admire the magnificent view of the surroundings from Piazza Italia.
Strolling along Corso Vannucci, the most elegant street for shopping with Palazzo dei Priori center of medieval political power.

Your private tour includes Assisi, where you will visit the majestic Basilica of Saint 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 neo-Romanesque crypt where the tomb of Saint Francis has been located since 1818.

Visit the Basilica of Santa Maria degli Angeli whose interior preserves the Porziuncola, a stone chapel restored by San Francesco himself. This is the precious chapel where Saint Francis understood his vocation and considered it the holiest place for the Franciscans.

Your private day trip to Assisi and Perugia ends at your hotel in Florence in the late afternoon.





10 hours

Start Time Private Tour:  
Morning time.

Meeting Point:
At the lobby of your Hotel in Florence centre.

Price include:
- 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.
- Private guide in Perugia and in Assisi

Price do not include:
- Gratuities (optional),
- Admission fees to churches and museums
- Meals and Beverage

On Request:
- Rates for more of 6 people


  • Why is the Basilica of St Francis of Assisi important?

The Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi is an important religious and cultural landmark for several reasons:

1. Association with St. Francis of Assisi: The basilica is dedicated to St. Francis of Assisi, one of the most revered figures in Christian history. St. Francis founded the Franciscan Order and is known for his dedication to poverty, peace, and environmental stewardship. The basilica is built over his tomb and serves as a major pilgrimage site for Catholics and others inspired by his life and teachings.

2. Artistic Masterpieces: The Basilica of St. Francis is renowned for its stunning collection of medieval and Renaissance art. The basilica houses frescoes by some of Italy's most celebrated artists, including Giotto, Cimabue, and Simone Martini. These artworks depict scenes from the life of St. Francis, as well as biblical narratives, and are considered masterpieces of Italian art.

3. Historical Significance: The basilica holds significant historical importance as a symbol of the Franciscan movement and its impact on religious and social history. St. Francis' message of humility, compassion, and care for the marginalized continues to resonate with people around the world.

4. Architectural Splendor: The Basilica of St. Francis is an architectural marvel, comprising two churches built one above the other: the Lower Church (Basilica Inferiore) and the Upper Church (Basilica Superiore). The Lower Church features Romanesque architecture and contains St. Francis' tomb, while the Upper Church is adorned with Gothic-style architecture and elaborate frescoes.

5. UNESCO World Heritage Site: The Basilica of St. Francis, along with other historic sites in Assisi, is designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Its inclusion on this prestigious list recognizes its outstanding universal value as a cultural and religious landmark.

Overall, the Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi holds immense significance as a spiritual center, an artistic treasure trove, and a testament to the enduring legacy of St. Francis and the Franciscan tradition.

Kindly fill out the form below to obtain a quote for the indicated tour and given period and a vacation specialist will contact you to provide a complimentary quote.
But you'll also have the opportunity to submit any specific customization preferences, from tweaking the itinerary to adding unique experiences and we would be delighted to assist you in planning your ideal vacation to make your journey unique and unforgettable.



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