Via Portica (Portica Street), Assisi

Via Portica (Portica Street), Assisi

This is a short road. It changes its name from Giotto Street to Portica Street and it extends from the Arnaldo Fortini Street to the Town Hall Square. Along the way are shops, bars and cafes. There is a climb involved on the way to the square but there is a really good view of the People's Tower (Torre del Populo).

The street is clean and well kept. It is often crowded but it is not pedestrianized. It's another great street for walking and window shopping but be aware of motor traffic. Besides the souvenir shops and restaurants it also has access to the Foro Romano Museum.

Portica Street is definitely for shopping. Examples are: Portica Sette, souvenirs, gifts; La Bottega del Pasticcere, ice cream; Franchi, crafts; P. Vignati & Figli, stationery, books; Sargetta, leather goods; Tontino, paintings and pottery. When you get to the Town Hall Square, take a rest.

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Via Portica (Portica Street) on Map

Sight Name: Via Portica (Portica Street)
Sight Location: Assisi, Italy (See walking tours in Assisi)
Sight Type: Shopping
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