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Basilica Papale San Francesco D'Assisi

Sacro Convento di San Francesco | Piazza S. Francesco, 2, 06081, Assisi, Italy
+39 075 819001
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Sacro Convento di San Francesco | Piazza S. Francesco, 2, 06081, Assisi, Italy
+39 075 819001
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Reviewed 22 April 2015

Worth doing just for the beautiful views of the countryside! We found the church lovely, but the town was even lovelier. Kids rode the carousel, we did a bit of shopping, we had good food, and we saw great views. Perfect!

Thank CharlotteHills5
Reviewed 21 April 2015

Assisi - Some times a bit many tourist - But always worth a visit. If it's open try the restaurant at the balcony at the main piazza up in center of the town. Was a bit chill windy at a summer evening - but there...More

Thank Petzki
Reviewed 18 April 2015

A little bit of a walk from the centre of town. Lots of hills and a great view of the Italian countryside. Rich with history and a great overall experience.

Thank DavidRobertson5
Reviewed 15 April 2015

Being here is something special, this is not only a church, but a kind of museum, an exhibition of works of art as often happens in most of the Italian churches. Place truly magical and absolutely a good reason to visit one of the UNESCO...More

Thank Magellano81
Reviewed 15 April 2015

The Basilica of San Francesco is the main reason of every person visiting Assisi, recently restored after being partially destroyed by an earthquake years back. The church inside is very nice visit is free of cost and you can stay inside as much as you...More

1  Thank Magellano81
Reviewed 14 April 2015

The main purpose of coming to Assisi was to see the frescoes of Giotto and we were not disappointed. However,do not come when there's a service on as you wont be able to see them. Alpert from the Upper Basilica, other highlights were the F.M....More

Thank Waiariki
Reviewed 14 April 2015

This was one of the most enjoyable basilicas of the entire Trafalgar tour of Northern Italy. The two churches built on top of one another (both on top of St. Francis' tomb) are just exquisite inside. Much of the earthquake damage has been completely restored...More

1  Thank Shaka_Frank
Reviewed 14 April 2015

great time, great history, unbelievable photos, we have seen everyone going up, but Pall took us a different way which was an easy way to go up. At the same time Pall took us to unbelievable places to eat local food. No matter where we...More

Thank Heinz P
Reviewed 13 April 2015

There is really something Spiritual even for those not religious. I could feel God's Presence. Met Brother Joseph from the Phillipines, who had the kindest eyes and most peaceful demenor of anyone I have ever encountered

3  Thank JoyfulCdM
Reviewed 12 April 2015 via mobile

We listened to an audio guide of the basilica on my phone - a podcast - by Rick Steves and got so much out of it, during our visit. We had avoided taking photos but took one - without flash - of a specially beloved...More

3  Thank Adkvwp
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You will have to park outside the wall and walk.