Follow us as we set out to uncover the beauties of Umbria departing from Florence. We offer the most enticing tour of discovery from Florence, with visits the wonderful destinations of Assisi and Perugia, discovering their unique charm and beautiful monuments.
Fall in love forever with Tuscany and the Italian way of life. We offer you an amazing opportunity to discover some of the most beautiful attractions of Umbria, also known as the "green heart of Italy". Our tour of Assisi, and Perugia is the perfect day activity to spend special time departing from Florence.
Guided tour of Assisi
The day tour will leave from Florence and with a multilingual tour leader, beginning a journey that you will never forget. The first stop will be Assisi, the birthplace of Saint Francisco, today one of the most impressive pilgrimage sites in the world. The old medieval town is equally enticing, overlooking the green vineyards and valleys. You be guided through the most important historical and artistic attractions of Assisi, including Basilica of Santa Chiara and the Basilica of San Francesco. Here you will have the chance to see the frescoes of Giotto and learn more about the life of the saint. In the end, you will also visit the Church of Santa Maria degli Angeli.
Then, you will enjoy some free time in Assisi, perhaps finding a good place for tasting the local cuisine.
Visit Perugia, a city filled with interesting archaeological treasures
The tour in Umbria region will continue to the next destination: Perugia, the old city of the Etruscans, filled with archaeological and architectural treasures. Here you will have time to stroll around the medieval alleys of the town on your own, in the districts of the city, including La Fontana Maggiore, Etruscan Arch of Augustus, Palazzo dei Priori, Rocca Paolina and many more.
Perugia is not known only for its beauty anhd history, but also for an amazing chocolate production, famous all over the world. In fact, Perugia houses every year the Eurochocoalte, the European festival of chocolate. In this period, the streets of the city are scattered with stands and chocolate smells. Before you leave to Florence, you will of course have the chance to taste this delicious chocolate!
More day tours from Florence
If you are interested in spending more special days from Florence, have a look at Tuscany Tour: Montepulciano, Montalcino and Val d'Orcia Wine Roads and Small group day trip from Florence to Assisi and Cortona