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Assisi

Assisi

Why visit ASSISI?

Because it is the hometown of St. Francis, founder of the first conventual order of history.
Because it houses two unique basilicas: the Basilica of Saint Francis, which consists of a lower and upper church , and the Basilica of Santa Maria degli Angeli, which contains another church, known as “Porziuncola”.
Because allows you to still see, the Hermitage of the Carceri, located on top of Mountain Subasio, entering the caves where the first Franciscan friars retired to prayer.
Because here and precisely in the church of San Damiano, San Francesco composed in 1224 one of the first texts in Italian vernacular, the Canticle of the Creatures.
Because there is preserved a crucifix that according to tradition spoke to St. Francis.
Because it is also the homeland of Santa Chiara, founder of the order of the Poor Clares and protector of those who work on television. Because it is UNESCO heritage.