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Assisi

The town of Assisi is historic and beautiful. As you walk the ancient streets you can feel the... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2017
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Umbrian paradise

Tuscany, Umbria ... how many ways can the average person say quintessential Northern Italy? Who... read more

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9 Apr 2018
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8 Apr 2018
“VIA PORTICA IS NOT BY THE BASILICA”
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In the center of historic Assisi, this street leads to the Basilica of St. Francis.
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

A lovely esplanade offering a beautiful angle to view the Basilica di San Francesco. Love the paving and the cleanliness is immaculate!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank NatKen
Reviewed 8 April 2018

Most people believe that Via Portica is the main square below the Basilica. This is incorrect. Via Portica is a short street that changes name to Via Giotto and connects Piazza del Comune with Via Arnaldo Fortini. It is lined on each side with many...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

The town of Assisi is historic and beautiful. As you walk the ancient streets you can feel the spirit of the city. The view from the top of Via Portica is amazing.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank lollygal
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Via Portico is a narrow, short street that connects Via S. Francesco to Piazza del Commune. It is lined with shops, restaurants, and gelaterias. Also provides a nice view of the top of the Campanile of Santa Maria sopra Minerva. **IT IS NOT CLOSED TO...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

The evening view of the Basilica and the surrounding countryside from here is really spectacular. This of course coupled with the portico which is memorable by itself.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank John-Paul S
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Tuscany, Umbria ... how many ways can the average person say quintessential Northern Italy? Who would not want to spend several (rain-free) days here? So much to see and do and only a tourist's stop worth of limited time to taste it. But here goes...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank on_the_go_98765
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Enter the square and take time to enjoy the ambience and view of the Cathedral. There are some steps that take you up to the garden which also gives you a good view.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Linda C
Reviewed 3 May 2016

You can't mistake this magnificent entrance to the Basilica San Francesco. Plenty of places to rest and even a toilet! Sit and watch the world and his brother go by. Beautiful views of the valley below.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Malcolm J
Reviewed 30 October 2015

This is the square that we walked a while back to get to the Basilica of St. Frances, beside the arched passage there is nothing else to see.

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank MBB1952
Reviewed 15 April 2015

Adjacent to the Basilica of Saint Francesco, this beautiful porch that runs along the courtyard where there is the entrance to visit the tomb of the saint. This is a great place for great photos and beautiful views, pity though that is sometimes ruined by...More

Date of experience: January 2015
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