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Discover Assisi, the birthplace of St. Francis
The beautifully built town of Assisi lies in the region of Umbria close to Monte Subasio. It’s most famous for being the birthplace of St. Francis who founded what is now the worldwide Order of Franciscan Monks.
Assisi is a beautiful place to visit regardless if you’re religious or not; it’s a true testament of incredible Italian architecture and style so come and visit it for yourself on your next Italian vacation. Read more about what this city has to offer on our travel blog about Italy: http://www.italy-villas.com/to-italy/2014/central-italy/umbria/assisi
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