Assisi Italy Gift Shop
Assisi is a city of Italy in province of Perugia, in the Umbria region. Assisi is the birthplace of Saint Francis, who founded the Franciscan religious order in 1208. Like you probable guess, Assisi is a place where you breathe history with every step you take. Here is some of the monuments that you can visit there: The Basilica of San Francesco d’Assisi, Santa Maria Maggiore (the earliest extant church in Assisi), The Cathedral of San Rufino, Basilica of Santa Chiara, Basilica of Santa Maria degli Angeli, Chiesa Nuova, Santo Stefano (Assisi), Eremo delle Carceri, Rocca Maggiore Castle.
We can assure you that Assisi is always a good choice for those looking to do some serious touristic travelling and there you have all you need to make some serious shopping, thanks to the large number of the town’s stores that remain open at the time of the siesta. What is this means? Well, if you are a tourist to Assisi, you have the advantage to shop in that period of the day which is most convenient to you, so you don’t need to worry about the stores closing for a few hours during the heat of the afternoon.
For example, while you are getting closer the Basilica di San Francesco, the shopping rhythm begins to change in a notable way and more and more gift shops which are selling Assisi traditional items and Italian keepsakes start to rise in front of you. If you are looking for something reserved and traditional to remind you about your stay in Assisi, then it is quite simple for you to walk down some streets. All along the side streets you’ll find small gifts shops. Here stores sell only quality leather items, ceramics and religious souvenirs (hand painted ceramics and religious souvenirs depicting Saint Francis), different pottery, embroidered fabrics and lace, weave Perugia towels, olive oil, traditional clothing, art books on the lives of the artists of Assisi, posters of the city and many more. In Assisi most shops will ship your buying if you choose so, and about the price we can assure you that it is much lower than in the cities.
You should know that shopping in Assisi it is very relaxing with so many cafes around the city and if you are there, you’ll won’t resist not to stop and enjoy a coffee, a glass of wine or peach ice tea. Another facilitation in your shopping target in Assisi are the outdoor markets, fun place to explore and an alternative to more mainstream shopping,. The markets are always held on saturdays on the Piazza Matteotti and modays on the Santa Maria degli Angeli.
In Assisi you can find gift shops in a walk in closet size and filled to the brim with souvenirs, collectibles and handmade products. And we can’t end our article about Assisi Gift Shops till we don’t inform you about something very nice in this area: priests and nuns of Assisi are doing their souvenir shopping, making an authentic ambiance.