City of Art, Culture and Wonder
Assisi, a medieval jewel
The Hotel Umbra is located in a characteristic alley right next to the Piazza del Comune of Assisi, the centre par excellence of the medieval city. Assisi is known all over the world for its secular history, for the artistic wonders that over time have conquered the hearts of enthusiasts and visitors and for its value as a peaceful and characteristic city.
From the Temple of Minerva to the Basilica of San Francesco, from the Rocca Maggiore to the typical alleys in which to get lost during a walk, our city is ready to welcome you and transport you back in time to be lived to the maximum.
A wonder that touches the sky
Temple of Minerva
It is located in Piazza del Comune, built in 30 BC and probably dedicated to Hercules. It was transformed into the church of Santa Maria sopra Minerva in the sixteenth century and is among the best preserved Roman temples of the ancient world.
Icon of assisi in the world
Basilica of Saint Francis
An icon that brings the image of Assisi in the world. The construction of the Basilica of San Francesco began two years after the death of the saint, under the direction of friar Elia, a faithful friend of Francis. In the crypt rests the body of the "Poverello of Assisi".
Fourteenth-century military fortification
Fortified structure that dominates Assisi dating back to 1173-1174, when Christian, Archbishop of Mainz, who occupied Assisi on behalf of Frederick Barbarossa. In 1198 it was destroyed by a popular uprising and rebuilt by Cardinal E. Albornoz in 1962.
streets, stone and views
The alleys of Assisi
One way to enjoy the atmosphere of Assisi is to walk in its alleys until you almost get lost. Let yourself be enchanted by their typical wonder, embellished by the evocative views of which you can enjoy moving from one point to another in the city and back, even just for a few hours, back in time and history.