Assisi Shopping Spots Walking Tour (Self Guided), Assisi

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!
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Assisi Shopping Spots Walking Tour Map

Guide Name: Assisi Shopping Spots Walking Tour
Guide Location: Italy » Assisi (See other walking tours in Assisi)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 8
Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 0.7 Km or 0.4 Miles
Author: leticia
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Via Borgo Aretino
  • Via Santa Chiara
  • Corso Giuseppe Mazzini Street
  • Alice Laboratorio Artistico
  • Piazza del Comune
  • Via San Rufino
  • Via Portica
Via Borgo Aretino

1) Via Borgo Aretino

Via Borgo Aretino or Borgo Aretino Street is an excellent shopping area, being home to several pleasant souvenir shops, including Negozio di Souvenir, Arte Nostra and La Giara. Here you will find a wide selection of beautiful souvenirs, original gifts, and hand-woven fabrics in the traditional Assisi style, which will remind you of the wonderful city of Assisi.
Via Santa Chiara

2) Via Santa Chiara

Via S. Chiara (Santa Chiara Street) houses wonderful local shops, including Francesco Vincenti and Sailor 89 stores. This beautiful Assisi street will offer you amazing souvenirs and fabulous hand painted ceramics in the finest Umbria tradition, as well as tapestry work, hand woven textiles and embroidery on linen.
Corso Giuseppe Mazzini Street

3) Corso Giuseppe Mazzini Street

Corso Giuseppe Mazzini Street is located in the center of Assisi and is home to several pleasant shops, including Anna Rita Roberti Shop, ARS Style, Furiani Assisi and POIESIS. Here you will find original and striking souvenirs, wonderful Assisi embroidery, fine jewellery, typical Umbrian ceramics, pottery and other interesting objects.
Alice Laboratorio Artistico

4) 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!
Piazza del Comune

5) Piazza del Comune (must see)

The Piazza del Comune, located on the site of the ancient Roman Forum, is considered one of the most representative medieval Umbrian urban realizations. Dominated by the imposing Rocca Maggiore , the rectangular square begins at the end of Corso Mazzini which links it to the Basilica of Santa Chiara .

Piazza del Comune is an amazing shopping spot in Assisi, where you will find such interesting stores as Mondo T-Shirt, Marini Souvenir and Kéramos. Here you will find cool t-shirts, nice souvenirs and gifts, as well as wonderful Umbrian and Italian ceramics, textiles and tapestries.
Via San Rufino

6) Via San Rufino

Via San Rufino is an excellent shopping spot, which will offer you a vast range of diverse shops. At Il Pellaro you will find wonderful leatherwear; Alter will surprise you by its fine collection of ethnic objects and women’s ethnic clothes and La Gabbianella will offer you beautiful ceramics and furnishings.


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.
Via Portica

8) Via Portica

Via Portica houses many interesting shops, which will offer you fashionable accessories, bags and hats, leather goods, wonderful ceramics and silver objects, Italian pastries, home made ice creams, cakes and chocolates, as well as a broad range of souvenirs, hand crafted objects and gifts.

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