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Assisi and San Francesco day trip from Florence
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See more of Tuscany and Umbria without the hassle of rental cars or public transport by booking this full-day tour from Florence. Take a guided tour of Assisi, and visit the gorgeous basilicas of Saint Francis and Saint Clare. Continue to Perugia where you have free time to explore its landmarks and Etruscan origins on your own. Then enjoy a guided chocolate tasting session before returning to Florence.
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Quite a pilgrimage walk to get there if following the signs from near St Clare’s Basilica but gorgeous views on the way and steps or ramp to walk on. Once there a self guided tour through the sacred spaces where St Clare and her sisters lived, worked and prayed and where St
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So pleased we decided to visit San Damiano which embraces the heart of what St. Francis preached and what he and Saint Claire lived. There is so much tranquility and gentleness you feel in the chapel and the gardens. The walk down and back up to the town is not easy but it is
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I didn't go to Assissi to see this church but as I got there it called to me. The inside was beautiful and the artwork once again was well worth the visit.
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Despite the fact that the basilica up the hill is named for Santa Chiara, this is the place where she lived and died once she entered the consecrated life. it is truly a step back as it is not in the center of town, but down a bit, still overlooking the beautiful valley below.
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It is quite a steep walk down but there is also a road. Views are stunning along the walk and the church and the grounds are so peaceful. Learned a lot from the visit about St. Francis - no wonder he loved it here!
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