Guided visit of St. Francis Basilica with a private guide
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Private tour of St. Francis Basilica in Assisi

1 h
Walking Tours
Private
difficulty Easy
Walking
Wheelchair Not Accessible
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Skip the Line!

One - hour guided tour of St. Francis basilica with a private guide

Visit one of the most famous churches of Italy with a local guide. Learn the importance of the Saint Francis Basilica, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. One hour private tour to discover the place wich contains the mortal remain of St. Francis. 

Guided visit of St. Francis Basilica with a private guide highlights: 

  • Enjoy a one hour private tour in Assisi
  • Listen to your private guide explanations
  • Admire the frescoes inside the Basilica
  • Immerse yourself in a spiritual atmosphere
  • Learn more about the life of St. Francis
Description: 

Join this exclusive tour with skip the line tickets to admire the famous Basilica of St. Francis. Learn more from a local guide about the importance of the Unesco Basilica of Assisi, in the heart of the Umbria region, in central Italy. 

The lower floor

Meet your professional local guide to start the visit from the lower floor by entering the tomb of Saint Francis and then you will keep exploring the church in the altar area where the Giotto frescoes about the life of Jesus are located. Let the local guide explain you the details of the interior of the Saint Francis Basilica.

The upper church

If the dark lower basilica invites penance and silence, the upper church is airy and bright. Learn from your local guide all about the episodes of Saint Francis life through the famous cycle of paintings decorating the church's side walls and admire the transept wonderfully decorated with frescoes by Cimabue. 

The crypt

The crypt was built under the lower basilica and it contains St. Francis’ remains. At the beginning the remains had been hidden by Brother Elia to prevent the theft of st Francis’relics. Have a stop in this spiritual place and than admire the amazing friary Santo Convento adorned with 53 Romanesque arches. After this 1 hour tour you will have great memories about the main attraction of Assisi, one of the most beautiful city of Umbria region

Other tours in Umbria

if you wish to discover other locations of Umbria, check our private guided tour of Perugia  or the private tour of Spoleto. 

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