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Assisi Holidays

Assisi is a small town and a commune of Italy in the province of Perugia, in the Umbrian region. The town of Assisi (Assisium) takes its name from Mount Asi, on which it is situated. Assisi is a peaceful town with a deep religious and historical heritage. Assisi is mostly known for the birth of St. Francis of Assisi- who was the founder of Franciscan religious order and one of the most popular Catholic saints in history. Assisi has a lot churches and is also known for its pilgrimage destination for centuries. Assisi once under the Roman rule, exhibits her ruins and her winding medieval streets makes Assisi one of the most popular tourist destinations in Italy.

General Etiquette

Italian men do not prefer wearing shorts unless they are jogging.  Women in general are freer in dressing up, with notable exception when they visit churches, where shoulders and legs should be covered.

Eating and drinking with arms or elbows on the table is not acceptable.

While toasting, it is considered polite to look into someone’s eyes when clinking the glasses. While travelling in a large crowd during the high season, it is advisable to be alert as pickpockets can pick the pockets and passport clean. The easiest way to travel is with traveller cheques, which are easier to replace than cash or credit cards if stolen. It is also advisable to keep a copy of the front page of passport, any tickets, traveller cheque serial numbers, and any other important information.

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Assisi Holidays

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