Beautiful house in the countryside just 900 meters from the walls of Assisi with a separate entrance. Large private garden with gazebo overlooking the valley of Assisi. Perfect apartment for a family with three dining room kitchen bedrooms and three bathrooms, entrance and private parking.
From the house you can make beautiful walks in the neighborhood, to the historic center of Assisi through a scenic and flat course. There is 100 meters from the house the bus that arrives in a few minutes in the old town. Bars, restaurants and market at 200 mt.
A ride in the surrounding area:
San Damiano is the ideal starting point to better understand St. Francis 'life, is in fact the site of the conversion of Francis, in which the Holy listened to the voice of the Crucified: "Va', and repair my house". He restored the church and we adapted the Protomonastery Santa Chiara. Two years before his death, always here, he composed the Canticle of the Creatures.
Sanctuary of Rivotorto:
The Rivotorto Sanctuary that guards inside the Sacred Hovel (sec. XIII): a modest shelter chosen by San Francisco as a place of residence for himself and his first companions. It is defined by many as "the cradle of the Franciscan Fraternity".
To the west of the sanctuary, about 1 km, there are the churches of S. Mary Magdalene (sec. XII) and San Rufino d'Arce (sec. XII). To 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 were the witnesses of the most salient episodes related to the conversion of the saint and the founding of the Franciscan Order.
Not far from the house is a riding center for wonderful horse riding and a characteristic farm with a herd of donkeys, perfect outing for families with children.
Assisi Historical Centre:
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 town, 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 where the remains of St. Francis are kept. Amongst them, the decorations with frescoes by Cimabue and Giotto.
Basilica di Santa Chiara:
It began in 1257 with the construction of the church and the adjoining convent of the Poor Clares, who since 1212 had lived in S. Damiano. Built next to the church of St. George, where he was buried provisionally Francis and where it was buried the Holy Aug. 12, 1253. Here over the remains of St. Clare of is also the crucifix of San Damiano which was moved by the Clare in 1257.
PLACES TO VISIT IN UMBRIA:
Perugia: The old town is full of beauties to be discovered. From the National Gallery to the Etruscan Well, the Oratory of San Bernardino to Corso Vannucci, the Fontana Maggiore in Perugia situated in the center of Piazza IV Novembre at The Cathedral of St. Lawrence, from the ancient Rocca Paolina fortress built by Pope Paul III to the view you He admires from the lookout next to the church of Sant'Angelo of Peace, in via delle Prome Porta Sole.
Gubbio is the oldest center of Umbria which has preserved both in buildings and in the streets, its medieval appearance. Such as Assisi, the story of this other city is closely linked to the figure of St. Francis and in particular the encounter with the wolf. The Church of San Francesco is the place where the wolf took refuge for the night and it's just one of the things that you can visit. Starting from Piazza Grande, the main center of the city, a tour of the museums, the Palazzo dei Consoli at the Palace of the Chapter to the Cathedral and the Church of Santa Maria dei Servi, will allow you to learn about the history and legends of Gubbio.
Todi: medieval city, it lies on top of a hill overlooking the beautiful valley of the Tiber. To endorse: the Cathedral, the Palazzo dei Priori, the Palazzo del Capitano and the Palazzo del Popolo.
Orvieto is situated on a characteristic tuff cliff. To endorse: the Cathedral, the Fortress, the St. Patrick's Well, People's Palace, the Papal Palace.
Spoleto: Medieval village. To visit: the Roman Theatre, the Arch of Drusus and the early Christian Basilica of San Salvatore, the Eroli chapel with beautiful frescoes by Pinturicchio, the Chapel of the Relics with the fourteenth-century statue of the Madonna and Child, the Duomo, Palazzo Arroni, the Church of Santa Maria della Manna d'Oro.
Spello: born on a pink stone spur of Mount Subasio and appears to strain forward to welcome visitors. To visit Amphitheatre and Roman Theater, views and historic buildings including the medieval streets of the historic center.
Waterfall Marmore: a few kilometers from the center of the city of Terni, created by the Romans to drain the river Velino, is the Marmora falls granting a stunning setting, with waters that perform a jump of 165 meters.
Lake Trasimeno: people like Goethe, Stendhal and Byron, have found in this lake a source of inspiration. To visit: castles, villages and the natural scenery along the lake.
The Clitunno sources: underground springs that extend between Spoleto and Foligno, and feed with their waters the river Clitunno. In ancient times it was believed that in the depths of these waters dwell the God Clitunno, in honor of which were built three temples then went lost. Only survivor of those buildings, a small temple in which are guarded some ancient frescoes of Umbria.
Norcia: birthplace of St. Benedict, the first monaco of Christianity and founder of the Benedictine order. The gastronomy of this dell 'Umbria region offers significant quality flavors such as: salami, truffles, spelled, lentils and cheeses. To visit: Basilica of Saint Benedict, they are of considerable interest is the Duomo, the Castellina and the Civic Museum.