ROME – ASSISI - ANCONA
After Breakfast, check out proceed to Assisi. You will have a Guided Tour of Assisi ,where our sightseeing includes visits to the Church of St. Clare which houses her incorrupt body. One of the chapels contains the crucifix that bowed its head and ordered St. Francis to "repair God's Church." Afterwards, we proceed to the Basilica of St. Francis, built in 1228 to house the Relics of the saint. The "upper" basilica houses beautiful frescoes of Giotto. Before leaving Assisi, we visit the Church of Santa Maria Degli Angeli, containing the famous Porziuncola. This very ancient chapel, venerated for an apparition of angels within it, was originally property of the Benedictines of Subasio. It was located on a piece of land known as the Portiuncula; this name became attached to the chapel. After a long period of abandonment, it was restored by St. Francis. Here, he was given a dear understanding of his vocation. He founded here the Order of Friars Minor (1209), "establishing here his home then Dinner and Overnight in Then proceed to Ancona port check in ferry to Split Croatia. Dinner & overnight stay on ferry.