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Friday 24 November 2017
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Montefalco Trek

Montefalco (PG) - The Municipality of Montefalco, Museum System in collaboration with the Land of Umbria, offers some guided tours pedestrian "Urban Trek," a new way of doing tourism, less structured and far from the most famous circuits. The tours are aimed to help you discover places, crafts and flavors of the past, through medieval streets "hidden", historic buildings, churches, cloisters and courtyards, to admire art treasures and unique views of the town of Montefalco.

ITINERARY I

Walk to discover the places historical - religious art of Montefalco
- San Francisco Museum
Guided tour of the pictorial cycle "History of the life of St. Francis" by Benozzo Gozzoli
- Convent of Santa Chiara
Guided tour of the convent of Santa Chiara chapel of Santa Croce and interior gardens of the convent
- Convent of San Fortunato
Guided tour of the monastery of San Fortunato and the caves

ITINERARY II
Walk discovery Melanzio Francesco, a painter of Montefalco
- Museum San Francesco_Pinacoteca civic
Guided tour of the rooms dedicated to the Pinacoteca Civica Francesco Melanzio
- Oratory of Santa Maria di Piazza
Guided tour of the frescoes painted by Melanzio
- House of Francis Melanzio
- Newsagents painted by Francesco Melanzio
Visit to the newsstands to Camiano Piazzone
- Church of Santa Illuminata
Guided tour of the frescoes painted by Melanzio

ITINERARY III
Walk to discover the sources and fountains
- Sources of Poggiolo Camiano
- Source de li shepherds
- Source of the lambs
- Sources of San Francesco in Vecciano
- Fontanella San Leonardo
- Santa Chiara Fontanella
- St. Augustine Fontanella

ITINERARY IV
Walk through the vineyards of Sagrantino
- Museum San Franciscan Francesco_Le cellars
Guided tour of the museum section of the ancient cellars francescane_Prof.L.Gambacurta
- Vines in the historical city center
Guided tour of the medieval part of the city with the oldest grape Sagrantino
- Modern Vines
Guided tour to the famous Sagrantino wine cantina_Strada

ITINERARY V
A walk through the ancient hunting ox (Flight of the Ox)
Visit the places, emblems, costumes that historically characterize the neighborhoods of Montefalco, the protagonists always the traditional Fuga del Bove.
- St. Augustine Area
- District San Francisco
- District San Fortunato
- District San Bartolomeo

ITINERARY VI
From the Montefalco Coccorone of Frederick II. Walk in the old town and along the walls, to explore the city of the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries
- Piazza del Comune / Oratorio di Santa Maria di Piazza
- From Porta a Porta Camiano Federico II
- Church of St. Bartholomew
- Church of Santa Maria Addolorata
- Church of St. Augustine
- From Porta a Porta Sant'Agostino of the Rock

Meeting of routes: Museum Complex of St. Francis
Average length: 4 km
Duration: 3 hours

Degree of difficulty: tourist - suitable for people of all ages.

Membership fee: € 5.00
Maximum number of participants: 20 people

For information and reservations:
Museum Complex of St. Francis
Via railing Umbra, 6 - 06036 Montefalco (PG)
Tel 0742 379598
montefalco@sistemamuseo.it

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[Source: Umbria OnLine]