One of the most beautiful of all basilicas in Italy. The lighting at night makes it even most special.
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Beautiful church. Try to avoid the times when the tourist buses are unloading. Because of its prominent position at the end of the town, it is ideally photographed in the early morning or at sunset. Inside, it is a double basilica. The upper basilica has...More
The basilica is lovely but unfortunately not a very spiritual place due to the coach loads of tourists and the constant shushing of the staff. Even to get down to see the tomb of St Francis took 20 minutes queuing and you weren't encouraged to...More
The city of peace, the fantastic frescoe by Giotto, the interesting city, the wonderful dolce (dessert/sweet) made my journey the most memorable ever.
The basilica is as stunning as everyone says! And the view from the basilica over the Umbrian valleys below is amazing too. Truly beautiful! For photos please visit our blog here - http://www.wanderluststorytellers.com.au/reasons-why-you-will-fall-in-love-with-assisi/
I have waited most of my life to visit this place and I certainly was not disappointed. It was truly a life changing experience and I feel so blessed to have experienced it!
A week in Assisi is well worth the effort. There are beautiful mountains in the area which can be explored either by car or by foot. There was a service in progress in the Basilica when we were there. Our timing was right - a...More
Well worth a visit, for believers or not! Check out the museum where you can see the Perkins collection!
Even if you are not one of faith, there is no way you can't appreciate everything about this place. It's amazing. Even though I am not a religious person myself, you can feel the intense energy when entering and being in there. It's incredible to...More
Free entry and plenty to look at. The downstairs has more attractions to look at than upstairs, but it has a good atmosphere. The place gets busy with travellers, school trips and tourists. Go either first thing or after dinner as it is quieter.