Hostel in Assisi, Italy

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Get to know Assisi (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Assisi. To help you make friends with Assisi before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!

Assisi, Umbria, Italy, is situated in the center of Italy, in the province of Perugia. It is most famous for being the birthplace of St. Francis, the founder of the Franciscan religious order. His story goes back to the eleventh century, when, after fighting in the battle of Ponte San Giovanni, he fell prisoner. This event eventually led to his decision to live in poverty, renounce all worldly goods, and establish the Franciscan religious order. Most visitors come to the town to admire the heritage St. Francis left behind.

The Basilica of San Francesco d'Assisi is an impressive building from thirteenth century that was restored to a perfect state and boasts frescoes of late-Medieval artists Cimabue and Giotto. However, it is not the only remarkable piece of religious building in the town. Two more basilicas (the Basilica of Santa Chiara and Basilica of Santa Maria degli Angeli) and numerous churches, like the Santa Maria Maggiore and Santo Stefano, allow visitors to step back in time and walk around enjoying a truly Medieval atmosphere amongst the buildings that were designated as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO at the turn of the twenty-first century. However, the list of things to look at does not end here. The town offers two Medieval castles that are open to the public as well as the ruins of a Roman amphitheater.

To get to the city, your best bet is to travel by train. Assisi's train station is a bit outside the centre (five kilometres), but it links the town with the cities of Rome and Florence, which might be on your itinerary as well. Most visitors spend the night at one of these places -- where they are spoilt with a choice of budget hostels -- and organise a day trip to Assisi. However, if you decide to stay in the town longer, the good news is that there are options for an Assisi, Umbria, Italy hostel as well. Your Assisi, Umbria, Italy hostel is dedicated to peace ("pace" in Italian) and is guaranteed to let you get a glimpse into life in the Italian countryside.

Written by local enthusiast for Assisi hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Assisi hostels JudyM

FAQ about Assisi Hostels

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There is exactly 1 Hostel in Assisi, Italy. Hostelz.com compares the prices for this hostel so you can get the best price on any major booking site.
Ostello della Pace is the best hostel in Assisi for families.
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Your Packing List for Assisi

Your Packing List for Assisi

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Assisi Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Assisi, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
1 Total number of hostels
8.7 Average rating of all hostels

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