Assisi, home of St. Francis and his most ardent follower, St. Clare.
To me, the most beautiful and magical place in the whole of Italy and Italty dies have more than its fairy share of beauty! Rome, Florence, Venice, Orvieto,,Spoleto., Amalfi, Sorrento. The list is endless!!
But Assisi has a presence. A spiritualism. Something undefinable that makes it possible to re-visit and re-visit and yet never get bored. We are SO lucky in that Assisi is only about a leisurely thirty minute drive away from our house so we are able to spend afternoons or evenings there as often as we like.
Assisi has everything! Three magnificent cathedrals, exquisite meandering little streets opening into both quiet and bustling piazzas. It even has a Rocca perched high on the hillside which is illuminated in blue for the annual August Festa. Yes, the Main Street is busy with touristy type shops…
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