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Tour to Assisi and Cortona from Florence

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Enjoy one of our awe-inspiring tours from Florence and explore the countryside hills and beautiful architecture such as the Basilica of San Francesco Assisi.

  Duration: 1day
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Tour to Assisi and Cortona from Florence

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Monday - Sunday
Group: Max25 people


What you'll do

Get away from the crowded streets of Florence and explore the architecture, history, and art of religious sites in regions of Tuscany and Umbria. Our exploratory tours from Florence offer just that, taking you across spectacular landscapes, medieval hilltop towns, and Etruscan ruins.


The day trip will include a visit to Cortona, a quaint hilltop town boasting gothic architectural treasures as well as a romantic ambiance. The views of the surrounding hills and valleys from this town are simply breathtaking. No wonder Cortona became the setting of the famous Hollywood movie, Under the Tuscan Sun. [readmore] Also on our itinerary, is the birthplace of San Francesco (St Francis), Assisi. Like Cortona, Assisi also sits on a hilltop overlooking a picturesque valley surrounded by vineyards. Our professional guide will lead you through its narrow streets and alleys, explaining the history and events that shaped it. We will also drop by the Basilica of San Francesco Assisi displaying frescos of his life and Santa Chiara church. Once the guided walking tour is over, you will have free time to explore a bit on your own.

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Included / Excluded
Entrance to San Francesco Church, Santa Chiara Church and Santa Maria degli Angeli Church
Assistance at the Meeting Point
Round-trip Transportation
Professional Guide in Assisi
Exclusive Small Group Tour
Visit of Corona
Visit of Assisi historical town
Food, liquors, beers and bottled beverages
Hotel Pick-up and Drop-off

Before You Go

Prices for Children from 0-2 years old: free of charge

Check-in closes 30 min before departure

Customers must be able to climb and descend stairs. Level: high difficulty

FR, POR, RUS require a minimum of 4 participants

Optional: Drop off service: 10,00 per person (inf 0-2 free)


Meeting Point

Viale F.llI Rosselli at the corner of Via Gabbuggiano (Stazione Leopolda)

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Activity Highlights


It would a waste to spend your whole Tuscany vacations confined to a single city, no matter how amazing. Our Tuscany tours from Florence give you an excellent opportunity to discover more about the region. Furthermore, we help you visit places normally overlooked by tourist crowds. How many travelers can say they walked through the streets featured in the movie Under the Tuscan Sun?


Secondly, our aim is to make your trip not only interesting but also completely hassle-free. Coming along on our day trips from Florence, there is no need to worry about train connections, or losing your way. With us, you travel in a convenient air-conditioned minibus accompanied by the reassuring leadership of an experienced guide!

History Sneak Peek

Assisi, like all of the Tuscan settlements, used to be a municipium of the Roman Empire. Though, after the fall of the empire (before the political situation settled), the town suffered several devastating barbarian invasions.


Regardless, around the 11th century, Assisi experienced an enthusiastic flourishment of the religious spirit. This was mainly due to the rise of the middle class and wealthy merchants. (Saint) Francis was born into this prosperous period. His young life was marked by surplus and luxury. However, after witnessing the suffering of the sick and poor, he committed himself to a life of absolute poverty. His commitment was so unwavering, he inspired many to follow him which led to the establishment of the Franciscan Order.


There is much more to discover and see. If you are interested to explore Tuscany beyond the obvious book our tours from Florence today!

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