Booking group visits

Request for Booking Group Visits

To ensure proper organization of visits and the distribution of groups during the different hours of the day, as well as different days of the week, reservations are required. Payment is also required for unguided groups of 10 or more people.

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Request for a Visit with a Friar

At the end of a request for a visit with a Friar the system will display a summary page, forwarded to you by email. The Information Office will process your request as soon as possible and send a confirmation email, dependent upon the availability of a friar.

The user must print this confirmation page, which will have voucher value, and present it upon arrival at the the Information Office, found under the portico in the Lower Plaza. The Office is indicated by signage, indicating, among other things, “Group Welcome Point – Audioguide”.


Reservation for Visits with an Authorized Guide

Duly authorized guides may give tours inside the Basilica, as well as individuals who have requested and been given authorization to do so (professors of art history, priests and religious).

The qualified tour guide must make a reservation and pay separately from the group. For further information, contact one of the following associations of accredited Umbrian guides:

  • A.G.T.U.: info@assoguide.it
  • G.A.I.A.: gaiassisi@libero.it
  • Guide in Umbria s.r.l.: info@guideinumbria.com
  • Umbria con me s.a.s.: info@umbriaconme.com
  • Associazione guide turistiche Visito: info@visito.org
  • Società Cooperativa Sistema Museo: callcenter@sistemamuseo.it
  • SOS - Turismo: info@sos-turismo.com - guide@sos-turismo.com

Persons who wish to lead a group on a tour of the Basilica must apply for permission by submitting certification of their role at: info@sanfrancescoassisi.org


Regulations for Reservation of Visits with a Friar and with an Authorized Guide

The cost of booking is 2 euro per person, if the group has its own radios and 2.50 euro per person, if the group intends to rent radios from the Information Office/Group Welcome – Audioguide point (*).
When the booking is complete, the system will display a summary page, sent by e-mail, which contains your booking reference data.

The user must print this page, which will have the value of a voucher, and present it at the Information Office upon arrival at the Basilica, along with your guide authorization card, as well as the information that corresponds to what was submitted at the time of booking.

The use of radio guides is mandatory for guided tours inside the Basilica.

Guided tours are not permitted on Sundays and holidays.

(*) If all or part of the group is not present on the day and time of the visit, 20% of the cost of booking, proportional to the number of people not present, will be withheld as a deposit.

Radio guide for Rent

For visiting both the Lower and Upper Churches, radio guides are available in the Information Office, located in the Lower Plaza, for rental to groups for up to 90 minutes.

Groups can also rent radios for visiting Assisi at the cost of 3 euro per person (half day), or 4.00 euro per person (full day).
All audio-guides and radios must be returned to the Information Office (Group Welcome – Audioguide point) from which they were first rented.

The rental of the radios for the city tours may take place during the following hours:

- from 9:00 a.m. on and returned by 2 p.m.; or from 1 p.m. on and returned by 5:30 p.m. for half-day rental;
- from 9:00 a.m. until 1 p.m. and returned by 5:30 p.m., for full day rental.


Reservation of Visits Without a Guide

For groups of 10 people or more, the cost of reservations is 1.00 euro per person (*). When the reservation is complete, the system will display a summary page, sent by e-mail, containing the reference data of the requested booking.

The user must print this page, which has voucher value and present it in the Information Office (Group Welcome - Audioguide point) upon arrival at the Basilica complex.

The maximum duration allowed for the visit is 35 minutes.
The visit should begin in the Lower Church.

(*) If all or part of the group is not present on the day and time of the visit, 20% of the cost of booking, proportional to the number of people not present, will be withheld as a deposit.


Contact us

Phone: +(39) 075 8190170
+(39) 075 8190084

E-Mail address

info@sanfrancescoassisi.org

Address

Piazza San Francesco, 2
06081 Assisi (PG) Italy