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Bosco di San Francesco

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A brilliant find

It was the last day of the pilgrimage and we discovered the gate in the wall and went through... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2014
Rob A
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Bristol, United Kingdom
It was an awesome spriritual experience going there

I just spent 3 weeks in Italy. Getting to kneel at St. Francis` tomb was a very spiritual... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2014
Jeff W
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Corpus Christi, Texas
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“peaceful walk” (3 reviews)
“walking stick” (2 reviews)
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Assisi, Italy
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Reviewed 10 August 2014

It was the last day of the pilgrimage and we discovered the gate in the wall and went through, rather like Alice entering the Wonderland. A new world opened up to us as we enjoyed the walk through the wooded valley to the little chapel...More

1  Thank Rob A
Reviewed 28 July 2014

I just spent 3 weeks in Italy. Getting to kneel at St. Francis` tomb was a very spiritual experience for me. He lived until 1236 so kneeling there you could really feel The Holy Spirit. I was much more moved there than St. Peter`s Basicila,...More

1  Thank Jeff W
Reviewed 20 July 2014

Walking out of the Basilica of San Francisco I saw what I thought was a gate to a garden - it turned out to be a delightful wooded walk organised by the FAI (Italian equivalent and affiliated to English Heritage). This was an absolute delight...More

1  Thank Caroline S
Reviewed 2 July 2014

A wooded hillside and valley with fields and remains of a convent have been restored to look as they did in St Francis's lifetime. You enter through a gate in the wall to the left of the upper entrance to the Basilica and go down...More

1  Thank Barbara W
Reviewed 14 October 2013

Beyond the Piazza of San Francesco Basilica a pleasant surprise is waiting just there: maintained hiking path of rural landscape, forest, olive groves and no churches! About 3 hours of easy walk we fulfill the whole route down to the visitor center till the Terazo...More

1  Thank Yael023
Reviewed 3 August 2013

Splendid shaded walk through history and time leading up to St. Francis D'Assisi. Separate trails, flat and uphill moderate but all worth stopping for.

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Reviewed 19 October 2012

Friends told us about this walk and we were delighted they did! We visited in August, so not only this was a journey that offered spiritual reflection, but also a welcome respite from the heat. I have no problem with the small charge (voluntary anyway...More

6  Thank Trepesciolini
Reviewed 13 August 2012

Unknown to me before I left America, a fellow tourist told me about this "park" which is found near the walls of the Basilica. As I entered, I had no idea how beautiful, and meaningful this place would become to me in my 5 days...More

5  Thank Gus36
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maureenkelly6
23 September 2017|
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Response from Mont92 | Reviewed this property |
the main walk leading to the Cathedral lasts 40 min one way, mainly in the shadow. The walk towards the "terzo paradiso" masterpiece lasts 20 min.
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