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Via San Francesco

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Address: Assisi, Italy
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A great place for a stroll, this scenic street in the heart of Assisi is...

A great place for a stroll, this scenic street in the heart of Assisi is lined with beautiful residences, shops and interesting buildings from centuries past.

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Endless stuff

this street has everything from the normal tourist stuff to expensive art and religious articles. Lots of places to eat,drink and shop

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Bear H
Williamsburg, Virginia
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Williamsburg, Virginia
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259 reviews
130 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

this street has everything from the normal tourist stuff to expensive art and religious articles. Lots of places to eat,drink and shop

Thank Bear H
Naples, Florida
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195 reviews
78 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

Walking in Assisi is an adventure wherever you go; lots of walking up and down making it difficult for persons with mobility issues. If that is the case, the visitor can take a cab. Public transportation is available but limited. Via San Francesco has lots of shops to purchase quality souvenirs and goods. Great way to break up the challenges... More 

Thank DrLFoodie
Bath, United Kingdom
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113 reviews
61 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

This is a must if want to buy those take home presents. There is also the Roman Forum about half was down on the right. As a disabled person with limited mobility it was great to be able to take my time walking down to the Basilica. There are some really nice ceramic shops along here but way out of... More 

1 Thank Malcolm J
Atlanta, Georgia
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69 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

I walked this from Assisi to Piano Sasso on Mt Subasio. There is a whole series of trails from La Verna to way down south, 350 kilometers long. St. Francis walked a lot of them, as he went from place to place. The trail I took, trail 50 and 60 from Assisi south, was very peaceful and well maintained, with... More 

Thank JEwing4
Tortona, Italy
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2,462 reviews
1,966 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1,007 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

I really really enjoyed this road after being visited the main Saint Francis Cathedral this road just starts from here and continuing leading up to the center of the town. A long path way with plenty handcrafts shops, souvenirs, bars, restaurants and hotels, However it's not just all of this but it's even the magical atmosphere that anyone breathe just... More 

Thank Magellano81
Lincolnshire, Illinois
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221 reviews
113 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

This street is the main east-west corridor through the old town. It is increasingly populated with shops and, of course, crowds of tourists. Via San Francesco is at its best in the evening, after dinner, when the crowds are largely gone.

Thank Steve L
Centreville, Virginia
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709 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 637 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

This main street of Assisi climbs from the Basilica di San Francisco through the heart of the town. The picturesque cobblestoned street is a pedestrian only lane lined with medieval and Renaissance houses, shops and restaurants. The Pilgrim's Chapel(Oratorio dei Pellegrini) located at 13a is decorated with 15th century frescoes by da Gualdo. The name of the street changes to... More 

1 Thank KLE2013
plattsburgh, ny
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94 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

Assisi is divided into 2 parts very distinctly, new and old. the new part has a McDonalds on the corner. In contrast, the old part that is walled will not let you drive in (unless you are staying at a hotel, and then only to drop off luggage). Via San Francesco stretches most of the way through the old part... More 

4 Thank carmelarose
Johannesburg, South Africa
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163 reviews
75 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

Visiting Assisi - then take time to stroll down Via San Francesco. Street is cobblestoned and lined with shops, cafés & restaurants. Great for purchasing those little gifts you want to take back home. Not to be missed.

1 Thank SandyM053
Beirut, Beyrouth, Lebanon
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35 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

This street includes everything that one would like to do in Assisi, from restaurants to stores and souvenir shops. It starts at San Francesco basilica and ends at Santa Chiara basilica.

1 Thank Joe K

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