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St Peters Basilica
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St Peter's Square Rome

Rome & Assisi- Inspirational Tour

See below Rome & Assisi, destinations we offer as an inspirational tour

Overview & Itinerary

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Rome, the capital city of Italy, is located on the river Tiber and has more than 2,500 years of history. Today Rome is a modern, cosmopolitan city and the third most visited tourist destination in Europe.

The Vatican City is located in the centre of Rome and is the seat of the Roman Catholic Church. The Vatican City is a sovereign territory and the home of the Holy Father, Pope Francis.

Assisi, the birthplace of St. Francis, who founded the Franciscan religious order in 1208. St. Clare (Chiara d’Offreducci) a follower of St Francis and the founder of the Poor Clares was also born there. The Basilica of San Francesco d’Assisi (St. Francis) is a world heritage site and a truly magnificent building.

Possible Itinerary for Inspiration

St Peter Basilica

Visit to St Peters Basilica and other historic and religious sites around the City.

Take a walking tour of Rome and visit the Vatican, attending the Papal audience (subject to the Pope’s schedule).

Enjoy full guided tours of the city whilst still having the opportunity to explore the local area at your leisure if you wish.

From Rome you can transfer to Assisi, with a stop en route for Mass in Orvieto. There is a guided tour of Assisi with visits to St Francis and St Clare Basilicas.

There will also be an afternoon visit to Eremo dei Carceri, an ancient Franciscan site on Mount Subasio.

Transfer by coach to Santa Maria Degli Angeli to visit the Basilica, built on a grandiose scale, the Basilica is the seventh largest Christian Church.

Visit San Damiano Church and Monastery – built in the 12th century it was the first Monastery of the Order of Saint Clare, where she built her community.

“Group Pilgrimage with a five day stay in Rome, visiting the Vatican and various other significant places. Excellent service from the office when making the arrangements, great help from representative at the airport of departure and a superb courier in Rome.”