Assisi, Cortona & Perugia Tour
Assisi, Cortona & Perugia Tour - Visit the Basilica of San Francesco d’Assisi and the Italian Chocolate Homeland - duration 12h
Experience the art, architecture and religious sites of Tuscany and Umbria on a full-day tour of Perugia, Assisi, and Cortona. Appreciate breath-taking landscapes, discover medieval hilltop towns, and stroll through Etruscan ruins with a knowledgeable guide.
From a religious pilgrimage site to a famous film setting: join the tour through the rolling green Tuscan and Umbrian hills and experience the artistic jewels of Assisi, Cortona and Perugia.
Cortona is a delightful hilltop town with ancient origins brimming with architectural treasures that offers incredible views of the surrounding landscape. Immerse yourself in the very place where ‘Under the Tuscan Sun’ was filmed in 2003.
Assisi, the birthplace of St. Francis of Assisi, sits atop a hill overlooking a beautiful valley amid calm slopes and vineyards. Walking in St. Francis and Santa Chiara’s footsteps, you will stroll along winding streets and alleyways until you reach the historical and artistic treasures of this Medieval town.
In the city’s marvellous Basilica, you will learn about the history of this important spiritual centre.
There will be some free time to stroll around and relax in this Umbrian jewel's mesmerizing atmosphere.
Perugia concludes the tour with the opportunity to amble through the old town. Founded by the Etruscans, the city is rich in history and monuments, including La Fontana Maggiore, which is one of the main monuments and a prime example of medieval sculpture, the Etruscan Arch of Augustus, the largest monument among Etruscan remains, the gateway of the Etruscan walls, the Palazzo dei Priori and the Rocca Paolina.
• Guided visit of Assisi
• Self-guided visit of Cortona and Perugia
• Entrance to two different churches
• Free pick up on request
• Travel by GT coach or minivan with air conditioning
• Expert multilingual escorts
• Guided visit of Assisi
• Entrance to Santa Chiara Church
• Entrance to Basilica of San Francesco d’Assisi
• Drop off service: € 10,00 per person (inf 0-2 free)
Tour duration: 12 h
Meeting point: Stazione Leopolda: Viale Fratelli Rosselli at the corner with Via Elio Gabbuggiani Lat:43.777883 Long:11.238635
Departure time: 07:45 am (check in closes 15min before departure)
Return point: Florence, Santa Maria Novella train station
Return time: around 08:00 pm
Guests must be able to climb up and go down stairs.