Assisi Art Shops Walking Tour, Assisi

Assisi is an excellent destination in which to discover interesting Italian culture, wonderful craft and beautiful art. Inside its charming art shops you will find prominent Umbrian and Italian ceramics, typical local pottery, amazing hand crafted creations, fine paintings and tapestries. Check out the most exciting art shops in Assisi in the next walking tour!
You can follow this self-guided walking tour to explore the attractions listed below. How it works: download the app "GPSmyCity: Walks in 1K+ Cities" from iTunes App Store or Google Play to your mobile phone or tablet. The app turns your mobile device into a personal tour guide and its built-in GPS navigation functions guide you from one tour stop to next. The app works offline, so no data plan is needed when traveling abroad.

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Assisi Art Shops Walking Tour Map

Guide Name: Assisi Art Shops Walking Tour
Guide Location: Italy » Assisi (See other walking tours in Assisi)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 5
Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 0.3 km
Author: leticia
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Tomassetti Marcello

1) Tomassetti Marcello

Umbria is well known for its wonderful ceramics and beautiful hand-painted pottery. At Tomassetti Marcello store on Fortini Arnaldo Street, you can get a glimpse of typical Umbrian and Italian ceramics, traditional ornaments and outstanding religious objects in olive wood. Open every day from 10:30 to 19:30, except on Wednesdays.
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Ferdinando Tontino

2) Ferdinando Tontino

Ferdinando Tontino is a wonderful art shop, situated on Via Portica or Portica Street. This pleasant venue will surprise you by its marvelous watercolors, created by Claudio Carli, a contemporary Italian painter. Here you will find also typical Umbrian pottery. The shop is open every day from 9:00 to 19:00.
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FRANCHI

3) FRANCHI

Via Portica or Portica Street is home to another amazing art shop. FRANCHI is open every day and offers wonderful hand crafted creations in wood, original and magnificent gifts, beautiful prints, rag dolls and other interesting and fine art objects. Hours: from 10:00 to 20:00.
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Kéramos

4) Kéramos

Located on the prominent Piazza del Comune, this excellent shop is housed in a historic space whose floors date back to Roman times. Kéramos store will offer you admirable hand crafted objects, as well as prominent Umbrian and Italian ceramics, fine textiles and wonderful tapestries. Open every day from 9:00 to 19:00.
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Alice Laboratorio Artistico

5) Alice Laboratorio Artistico

Located on old San Rufino Street, Alice Laboratorio Artistico represents a wonderful and captivating art shop. Here you will find original objects made of glass, paper and wood, created and finely hand decorated by Alice Scaglia. Even if you don't buy anything, this interesting shop is worth a visit! The shop is open daily from 9:30 to 19:30.

Walking Tours in Assisi, Italy

Create Your Own Walk in Assisi

Create Your Own Walk in Assisi

Creating your own self-guided walk in Assisi is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Assisi Shopping Spots Walking Tour

Assisi Shopping Spots Walking Tour

Being home to an old fortress, historic buildings, and ancient Roman ruins, Assisi also houses a wide range of wonderful shopping venues. On its winding, Medieval streets and beautiful squares, you will find original, local souvenirs and gifts, as well as fabulous hand painted Italian ceramics, hand woven textiles and excellent tapestry work. Take the following tour to visit the most prominent and popular shopping spots in Assisi!

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 0.7 km
Assisi Religious Buildings Walking Tour

Assisi Religious Buildings Walking Tour

Assisi is a great sacred destination, being the birthplace of St. Francis, St. Clare (Chiara d'Offreducci) and Saint Gabriel of Our Lady of Sorrows. This wonderful city houses a number of striking religious buildings, which date back to the 17th century at the time of Augustus. Take the following tour to visit the most outstanding religious buildings in Assisi!

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.9 km
Assisi Cultural Walking Tour

Assisi Cultural Walking Tour

Although a small town, Assisi boasts a number of museums and art galleries, and is home to several cultural venues, which will be interesting for everybody. Take the following tour to visit the most prominent cultural venues in Assisi.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 0.5 km
East Assisi Self-Guided Tour

East Assisi Self-Guided Tour

Located in central Italy, the town of Assisi represents one of the most popular tourist destinations in the country. With its Roman ruins, charming Medieval streets, ancient constructions and sacred places, it attracts millions of visitors every year. Such fascinating attractions as the Roman amphitheater, Rocca Minore, Porta Nuova and San Damiano Church are located in the eastern part of the city. Take the following tour to discover the most amazing attractions in eastern Assisi!

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.4 km
City Orientation Walk

City Orientation Walk

Sitting high on the hills in the Italian region of Umbria, the town of Assisi made history in the 12th century as the birthplace of St. Francis, one of the key saints of the Catholic world. Attesting to this fact is the magnificent Basilica of St. Francis dominating the city center and housing the crypt with the saint’s remains. To see this and other religious and architectural sights of Assisi, follow this orientation walk.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.6 km

Tips for Exploring City on Foot at Your Own Pace

Whether you are in Assisi for a quick stopover or have a few days to see the city in more detail, exploring it on foot, at your own pace, is definitely the way to go. Here are some tips for you to save money, see the best Assisi has to offer, take good care of your feet while walking, and keep your mobile device – your ultimate "work horse" on this trip - well fed and safe.

Taking Care of Your Feet


To ensure ultimate satisfaction from a day of walking around the city as big as Assisi, it is imperative to take good care of your feet so as to avoid unpleasant things like blisters, cold or overheated soles, itchy, irritated or otherwise damaged (cracked) skin, etc. Luckily, these days there is no shortage of remedies to address (and, ideally, to prevent) these and other potential problems with feet. Among them: Compression Socks, Rechargeable Battery-Powered Thermo Socks for Cold Weather, Foot Repair Cream, Deodorant Powder, Shoes UV Sterilizer, and many more that you may wish to find a place in your travel kit for.

Travel Gadgets for Your Mobile Device


Your mobile phone or tablet will be your work horse on a self-guided walk. They offer tour map, guide you from one attraction to another, and provide informative background for the sights you wish to visit. Therefore it is absolutely essential to plan against unexpected power outages in the wrong place at the wrong time, much as to ensure the safety of your device.

For these and other contingencies, here's the list of useful appliances: Portable Charger/External Battery Pack, Worldwide Travel Charger Adapter, Power Converter for International Travel Adapter, and Mobile Device Leash.