Cascia and Spoleto full day tour

Rome, Italy

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icon10 hours  (Approx.)
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English and 4 more
Overview

Live the unique experience traveling the Region of Umbria, to visit one of its most beautiful and visited places of worship and join in the spirituality of this mystical place. Umbria is the hometown of worldwide known saints; St. Rita of Cascia. born in Roccaporena in 1381, she is one of the most popular saints of the Catholic Church. Her related symbols are roses and figs.

The Basilica was built in 1937 and consecrated in 1947. The Monastery where she lived for forty years was rebuilt in the 18th Century and houses the nuns of the Augustinian community. Free time for lunch (not included) in a typical restaurant; you may also take this time off for personal prayer.The trip continues to Spoleto, a gorgeous Middle Ages uphill town; Etruscan and Roman Age buildings such as a theatre and an amphitheatre are located in the upper village.

Free transfer offered by the company in air conditioning Minivan
Hotel pickup and drop-off (central Rome only)
Assistant for the whole trip
Emergency number also operational via whatsapp
Lunch
Gratuities
Tips

Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
Free Pick up from Hotels, Appartments, Bed&breakfast, accomodations. only in the city center (
inside the Aurelian Walls). The address must to be provide on the reservation. If you do not find your
hotel in the list you must necessarily write it. without the service it is not guaranteed

Departure Time

6:30 AM
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Piazza della Liberta
First stop of the tour for breakfast and and quick visit to the Roman underground aqueduct
Duration: 15 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Basilica di Santa Maria Assunta
Just a quick and short visit at cathedral of cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta in the beautiful city of orte
Duration: 10 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Roccaporena, Santuario di S. Rita
Saint Rita of Cascia was born here. The scoglio di Santa Rita ("Rock of St. Rita") is traditionally believed to be the place where she prayed. Roccaporena is also the site of the saint's house, dating to the 14th century, with the adjoining Orto del Miracolo ("Miracle Orchard"), and the 13th-century church of San Montano, where St. Rita married
Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Grotta d'Oro
In front of the Scoglio Sacro, high on Roccaporena, opens into the cliff the Grotta d’Oro, a semicircular cave , the Golden Grotto , recalled the legend of the nymph Porrina, who from that cave opening his mouth to the vati proclaimed: «From these rocky cliffs will light a divine light. A precious stone will come to light, the Margherita, which will shine and be the largest and will surpass the lands and the seas.
Duration: 10 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Basilica di Santa Rita
Visit the Basilica and Monastery of St. Rita of Cascia , St. Rita was one of the most popular saints of the Catholic Church, with her related symbols being roses and figs. The Basilica was built in 1937 and consecrated in 1947, and the monastery where she lived for forty years was rebuilt in the 18th Century and houses the nuns of the Augustinian community.
Duration: 45 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Duomo di Spoleto
The church is essentially an example of Romanesque architecture, with a nave and two side-aisles crossed by a transept, although subsequently modified. A notable external porch and the belfry were added in the fifteenth and sixteenth century respectively.
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Free transfer offered by the company in air conditioning Minivan
  • Provide the Correct address of your accommodation , hotel, B&B
  • Provide the correct phone number with international country code
  • One day before 24 H. Call to confirm the pick up
  • control if you provide all the details in your reservation
  • PICK UP only in the city center inside the Aurelian Walls
  • Emergency number also operational via whatsapp- One day before 24 H. Call to confirm the pick up
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 24 travelers

Cancellation policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.Learn more about cancellations.

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