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Friday 24 November 2017
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VISITS WITH THE DIRECTOR, Bosco di San Francesco, Assisi.

Assisi (PG) - Every Saturday at 15.30 and Sunday at 11 am, from April to September 2014 VISITS WITH THE DIRECTOR, Bosco di San Francesco, Assisi.

In the green of the Forest of Saint Francis in Assisi continues from April to September 2014, an interesting series of "visits with the Director", organized by the FAI - Italian Environmental Fund, to raise awareness and visitors of all ages to enjoy this beautiful example of Italian rural landscape of 64 acres in every Saturday at 15.30 and Sunday at 11 am, will again be possible to participate in engaging guided tours that will see Luke Chiarini, Property Manager of the Woods, accompany visitors on a special tour to discover three different routes - natural, historical, artistic and spiritual - with special insights into the maintenance and protection of this place. At the end of the visit will also set up a tasting wholesome products: olive oil, lime syrup, honey and jams.

The Forest of Saint Francis of Assisi:

The visit to Bosco di San Francesco, a splendid example of Italian rural landscape of 64 hectares and over 800 years of history, is a real inner journey to discover the message of harmony between Man and Creation that St. Francis taught the world. Visitors are invited to walk the narrow path, starting from the Basilica of San Francesco and passing through the Forest of Saint Francis, owned by the Papal Basilica - Sacred Convent of St. Francis of Assisi, through woodlands and fields, clearings and olive groves. Once in the valley, you will discover evidence of a microcosm of the village, between the thirteenth and fourteenth century by Benedictine nuns, and, later, an old tower-mill from which you can admire and enjoy the "Third Heaven" extraordinary work of Land Art of the Master Michelangelo.

The event is included in the calendar of "events in the FAI Properties 2014" and will be made ​​possible thanks to Barclays, which for the first time with FAI in this important project, PIRELLI, which renews the friendship established with the Foundation, and Cedral Tassoni, historic Italian brand that for the third consecutive year, has decided to combine the tradition, history and the naturalness of the product to the FAI.

Days and Hours: Saturdays at 15:30 and Sundays at 11 am, from April to September 2014.

Admission Adults: € 7; Children (4-14 years) and FAI Members € 5.

Bar / Restaurant: Osteria del Mulino, osteriadelmulino@alice.it; tel. 075/813 157.

For more information:
FAI - Bosco di San Francesco, tel. 075-813157; faiboscoassisi@fondoambiente.it

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