An ancient medieval tower of sighting, enlarged and restored, lies the beautiful Casale Vacanze Torre Mother. The farmhouse with characteristic stone walls is composed of 2 apartments accommodating up to 4 persons each; surrounded by the relaxing nature of ancient olive trees on the hill of Assisi, just 5 minutes from the historic center. The large private garden area with outdoor area is ideal for delightful evenings under the stars, summer breakfasts, and a solarium for an 'experience of peace and relaxation.
Ideal for couples or families, Casale Torre Mother is an independent structure, (with possibility of exclusive use of the whole house with two apartments on request) and unique characteristics. In addition to being a medieval structure, an ancient watchtower, located on a strand of stone and has a very particular cave that you can visit. The old house is composed of 2 apartments; on the ground floor, overlooking the garden, is the apartment "Sister Moon" consists of large kitchen with living room, a master bedroom with a wonderful arched vault sixth brick, bathroom with shower.
On the first floor with terra cotta tiles, the apartment is located "Brother Sun" consisting of living room, kitchen, two double bedrooms and a bathroom.
The apartments are furnished and well finished, they are equipped with crockery, linen and towels, washing machine and everything you need for a comfortable stay. Included in the price: linen supply, consumption utilities, cleaning opening and closing, Internet wi-fi
The house is nestled in a countryside setting just steps from the historic center of Assisi, which is easily reached by a walk through the ancient paths frequented by St. Francis and his companions or by car.
Church of San Damiano
San Damiano is the ideal starting point to better understand the life of St. Francis, is in fact the site of the conversion of Francis, in which the Holy listened to the voice of the Crucified, "Go 'and rebuild my house." He restored the church and adapted the Proto for Santa Chiara. Two years before his death, always here, he composed the Canticle of the Creatures.
Sanctuary of Rivotorto
The Sanctuary of Rivotorto that preserves inside the Sacred Hovel (sec. XIII): a modest shelter chosen by St. Francis as a place of residence for himself and his first companions. It is defined by many as "the cradle of the Franciscan Fraternity".
West of the Sanctuary, about 1 km, there are the churches of S. Mary Magdalene (sec. XII) and San Rufino d'Arce (sec. XII). Towards the east, at about 2 km, the Church of SS. Trinity (Sec. XII) and from the city, the Church of St. Giovannuccio (sec. XVI).
All these places have witnessed episodes of the most salient related to the conversion of the saint and the founding of the Franciscan Order.
Not far from the house is a riding school for horseback riding and a wonderful characteristic farm with a herd of donkeys, ideal trip for families with children.
Assisi Old Town
Basilica of St. Francis
1230 retains and holds the mortal remains of the saint, the first preserved in the Basilica of Santa Chiara. Francis himself pointed to the bottom of the hill city, once called Collis hells, as a place where he wanted to be buried. That hill was renamed Collis havens and on it was built the basilica formed by two churches and the crypt which houses the remains of St. Francis. Amongst them, the decorations with frescoes by Cimabue and Giotto.
Basilica of Santa Chiara
It began in 1257 with the construction of the church and the adjoining convent of the Poor Clares, which since 1212 had lived in S. Damiano. Built next to the church of St. George, where he was buried and where he was buried provisionally Francesco Holy Aug. 12, 1253. Here over the remains of St. Clare's is also the crucifix of San Damiano which was moved in 1257 by the Poor Clares.