Travel Blogs from Assisi
the francescan monks must have been part mountain goat.this palce is unbelievably hilly.also it poured with rain and thundered and we got drenched.we slept in an 1800 year old nunnery in single beds of course
we went to the church of saint claira and saw her tomb
After unloading in Ancona we drove a few hours to arrive in Assisi, the native city of Saint Francis of Assisi. At the mercy of our GPS we were taken to Assisi from behind Monte Subasio which gave us a great view of the Assisi Fortress or Rocca Maggiore. Thank you Garmin. Despite ongoing rain we spent the the next 2 days walking through the streets …
We saw the Bascilica of St. Francis and wandered the streets and shops of the lovely town of Assisi.
We left Venice this morning, again under cold, damp, gray skies and headed for Assisi. We are now headed southwest. We have left the nice Autostrade road behind and are now on the ordinary road with lots of potholes-our tour guide calls it the Yee-Haw road. We also travelled through the Appenine Mountain range, so it was beautiful scenery, but a …
... town. You will have some free
time to shop or eat lunch at an outdoor cafe with a view of an ancient
Roman temple, we go to the Church of St. Clare to view the relics of St.
Clare. The foundress of the Order of Poor Clares followed the teachings
of St Francis by living a life of poverty and humility. We will visit
these two saints' tombs before dinner and retiring for the ...