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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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Great street to walk coming out of the basilica

A very nice old street to walk after visiting the basilica . Shops ,restaurants ,galleries , all in old buildings . Go up to the main square.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Gidons51
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Herzlia, Israel
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Herzlia, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A very nice old street to walk after visiting the basilica . Shops ,restaurants ,galleries , all in old buildings . Go up to the main square.

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Carlsbad, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I loved walking up and down this charming town: impressive, history, art and architecture make this town one of the best Italian towns to visit

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Bath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

This is a nice walk from St Clare's Basilica to St Francis' Basilica. Lots to see, plenty of shops and a feel for the real Assisi. We enjoyed it very much>

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 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

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Naples, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 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 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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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 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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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 

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Tortona, Italy
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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 

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Lincolnshire, Illinois
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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.

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Centreville, Virginia
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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 

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