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Wedding in Assisi


Assisi, a medieval city built on a hill, is the birthplace of Saint Francis, closely associated with the work of the Franciscan Order. Its medieval art masterpieces, such as the Basilica of San Francesco and paintings by Cimabue, Pietro Lorenzetti, Simone Martini and Giotto, have made Assisi a fundamental reference point for the development of Italian and European art and architecture.  

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Assisi represents an ensemble of masterpieces of human creative genius, such as the Basilica of San Francesco, which have made it a fundamental reference for art history in Europe and in the world.


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The interchange of artistic and spiritual message of the Franciscan Order has significantly contributed to developments in art and architecture in the world. Assisi represents a unique example of continuity of a city-sanctuary within its environmental setting from its Umbrian-Roman and medieval origins to the present, represented in the cultural landscape, the religious ensembles, systems of communication, and traditional land-use. Nearby, places which are connected with the life of St. Francis can be visited, such as the Eremitage of the Prisons, immersed in a thick wood of oaks and ilex on the slopes of the Subasio Mountain, and the convent of St. Damian, which was built up around the oratory were, according to tradition, the Cross spoke to the Saint. Finally, in the plain, the impressive Basilica of Sanit Mary of the Angels was built according to the plans of Alessi between 1569 and 1679 to protect the Porzuincola Chapel, which was the first simple meeting-place of the Francescan brotherhood.

The Basilica of San Francesco is an outstanding example of a type of architectural ensemble that has significantly influenced the development of art and architecture.

Wherever you Wedding in Assisi, you can always decide to have some great pictures in front of the St. Francis basilica, in some of the old cobblestone alleys and also at la Rocca Maggiore, the medieval fortress that overlooks Assisi and its surrounding valleys.

For the wedding reception there are endless options: a characteristic medieval restaurant or a typical Umbrian Trattoria in town, an Agriturismo in the surrounding area or a catering service in a beautiful villa immersed in the green countryside.

Getting married in Assisi with ChocoWeddings, choose Umbria for your Wedding in Italy! Contact us and we will be happy to help you organizing your unforgettable  Wedding in Assisi.

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