Top Deck – Cities Of Saints (Assisi & Siena)

Two of my surprise favourite cities came in the form of Assisi and Siena on our way from Sorrento to Florence.

The birthplace and home of Saint Francis of Assisi was a beautiful city, fully enclosed in medieval walls with gates that still shut at night to protect the town within. Fully surrounded by olive trees, there are 10 olive trees to every citizen of Assisi (which is a lot). The town was immaculate – I didn’t see a piece of rubbish anywhere and it was obvious that the residents were totally dedicated to preserving this city.  Continue reading “Top Deck – Cities Of Saints (Assisi & Siena)”