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Discover Italian villas in Assisi

The flow of enchanted visitors in the birthplace of St. Francis never ceases. People from around the world come to see the grave of the saint, the Holy Sepulchre and the beautiful Franciscan monastery during their holidays renting Italy villas. In fact, thousands of visitors per day come to take one of the most significant pilgrimages in the world. Follow in the footsteps of the Franciscans, or simply come to admire the picturesque scenery of rolling hills and the supreme architecture of the fascinating buildings that exist in the wonderful location of Assisi. Whether you go on Italian villa holidays nearby or journey from holiday lettings elsewhere, enjoy the magnificent sights!

Learn about St. Francis at your holiday rentals Italy

Francis of Assisi is the patron saint of Italy. He was born in 1181 in Assisi and enjoyed a high standard of education and retired after becoming disillusioned by local treatment of the poor. Standing before the cross in the chapel of San Damiano in Assisi, he heard the call of Christ and followed him. Visit this church on your Italian villa holidays and see where St. Francis began his holy vocation. First he built a chapel, the community and finally the Order of Friars Minor. Follow the ideas of Francis of Assisi during your religious, cultural or forest holidays!

Things to do nearby – Italy villas

Assisi is a beautiful medieval town with ramparts and city gates. As well as the amazing religious sights, like the cathedral and churches, there is an amphitheatre, marketplace, beautiful palaces and a collection of museums. Discover pet friendly cottages near this lovely town! Everywhere there are reminders of the greatest son of the city. Visit the memorial that also shows his parents whilst you stay at holiday rentals Italy. Recognise the symbolism in the monument during your holiday! You can also do wine tours, tours of the shops in the city, or venture into the local lavender nurseries, where you can also buy local products.

Francis of Assisi and nature

Francis of Assisi is widely depicted as being very close to nature and wildlife. The complex of buildings including the monastery and chapel with frescoes from the 14th century has been largely preserved and shows how Francis lived simply, remotely and close to nature. Experience nature and wildlife for yourself when you rent a place nearby, or even Tuscany or Venice accommodation. Assisi nestles picturesquely on a spur of Mount Subasio and radiates beauty in natural surroundings. Surrounded by olive trees located outside the walls of San Damiano, Assisi is a worthwhile location for your next trip, but if you fancy something different, why not have a look at our Rome apartments?