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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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Beautiful old street

We were lucky enough to get a glimpse of Papa Francesco as he visited the town this morning. Following that we strolled & shopped along this road- lovely time

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 weeks ago
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West Palm Beach, Florida
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West Palm Beach, Florida
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350 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We were lucky enough to get a glimpse of Papa Francesco as he visited the town this morning. Following that we strolled & shopped along this road- lovely time

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Herzlia, Israel
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475 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016 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 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 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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Thank Malcolm J
Williamsburg, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 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 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 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 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 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 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 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 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 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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