The stunning green hills of Tuscany with the delightful villages of Assis, Cortona and Perugia have served every purpose from religious pilgrimages to the setting of famous films. Join us and experience the magic of the area. Discover the architectural treasures and breathtaking scenery from the hilltop town of Cortona. Become immersed in the setting of the movie “Under the Tuscan Sun” (2003) which was filmed there.
A visit to Assisi, the birthplace of St Francis, is a treat. Set on a hilltop among vineyards and gently rolling hills, you can follow in St Francis’ and St Chiara’s footsteps as you explore the treasure trove of historical and artistic features throughout the street and alleys of this ancient town. Take in Giotto’s frescoes of St Francis life in the wonderful St Francis’ Basilica and learn more about this famous spiritual centre. Take the time to explore the town yourself and enjoy the truly wonderful atmosphere of this Umbrian town. Finally, we visit Perugia and the historic five districts: Porta Sole, Porta Sant’Angelo, Porta Santa Susanna, Eburnea Gate and Porta San Pietro. Delight in the old towns enchanting features such as the Etruscan walls and doors, the fountains and springs, gardens, parks and the trails that lead you to beautiful views. This city, rich in history from its founding by the Etruscans is filled with monuments such as La Fontana Maggiore – a magnificent example of medieval sculpture, the gateway of the Etruscan walls, the Pallazzo dei Priori, the Rocca Paolina and the largest monument, the Arch of Augustus.
Tours in Tuscany is a tour service company offering long and short term deluxe car and minivan services for your holiday in Tuscany