Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #4 in Spoleto, Italy

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Tour Facts

Number of sights 20 sights
Distance 5.2 km
Ascend 205 m
Descend 198 m

Explore Spoleto in Italy with this free self-guided walking tour. The map shows the route of the tour. Below is a list of attractions, including their details.

Individual Sights in Spoleto

Sight 1: Basilica di San Salvatore

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San Salvatore is a romanesque-style, former basilica church located in the center of Spoleto, Province of Perugia, region of Umbria, Italy.

Wikipedia: Basilica of San Salvatore, Spoleto (EN)

390 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 2: San Ponziano

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San Ponziano is a romanesque-style, Former-Benedictine monastery and church located in Spoleto, Province of Perugia, region of Umbria, Italy. The site is dedicated to St. Ponziano, the patron saint of Spoleto.

Wikipedia: San Ponziano, Spoleto (EN), Website

588 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 3: Fontana dei delfini

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The fountains of Spoleto are about fifty: some are located outside the city walls, others, in greater number, are concentrated in the historic center, in the streets, in the squares, inside some historic buildings.

Wikipedia: Fontane di Spoleto (IT)

133 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 4: San Gregorio Maggiore

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San Gregorio Magno is a Romanesque-style, Roman Catholic basilica church located in front of the piazza Garibaldi in the town of Spoleto, in the province of Perugia, region of Umbria, Italy.

Wikipedia: San Gregorio Maggiore, Spoleto (EN)

442 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 5: Anfiteatro Romano

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The monumental complex of the Amphitheatre is located in a large area north of Spoleto, outside the first city walls, on the left bank of the Tessino stream. It occupies an area of about 17,000 m², a city within a city, which includes the remains of a Roman amphitheater, three large cloisters, gardens, courtyards and two former monasteries with their respective churches: the church of St. Stephen and Thomas and the church of St. Gregory the Minor or de griptis.

Wikipedia: Complesso monumentale dell'Anfiteatro (IT)

257 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 6: Madonna della Piaggia

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The church of Santa Maria della Concezione is located in Spoleto, in an area once occupied by the gardens of the Augustinian convent of San Nicolò. Locally it is also known as Santa Maria della Piaggia. After the unification of Italy it was reduced for military use and used as a warehouse by the Military District Umberto I and later by the Municipality. Only in 2005 was he returned to the cult.

Wikipedia: Chiesa_di_Santa_Maria_della_Concezione_(Spoleto) (IT)

169 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 7: Chiesa di San Nicolò

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The monumental complex of San Nicolò is located in Spoleto, downstream of the city's cathedral, in an area of late-medieval urban expansion. It includes a former church, a former convent, and two cloisters. Between the fourteenth and eighteenth centuries, the church was considered one of the most important sacred buildings in the city and the adjoining convent was home to an active cultural center. After the restoration of the entire architectural complex, which took place in the 60s of the twentieth century, the building serves as a theater, exhibition center and conference center.

Wikipedia: Complesso monumentale di San Nicolò (IT)

230 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 8: Chiesa dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo

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The church of Saints John and Paul is located in the historic center of Spoleto, annexed to Palazzo Travaglini, in the ancient Vaita Filittèria, which in late medieval times was the Byzantine quarter of the city. It is a modest building of the Romanesque age that after its consecration in 1174, carried out parish functions.

Wikipedia: Chiesa dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (Spoleto) (IT)

204 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 9: Chiesa di San Filippo Neri

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San Filippo Neri is a baroque-style, Roman Catholic church located in the town of Spoleto, in the province of Perugia, region of Umbria, Italy.

Wikipedia: San Filippo Neri, Spoleto (EN)

189 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 10: Museo del Tessile e del Costume

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The Museum of Textiles and Costumes in Spoleto is a museum site included in the Umbrian-Marche interregional network called Museum System. It was born as a result of the donation of Lucia Portoghesi, in favor of the municipality of Spoleto, of her personal collection consisting of textile finds ranging from the fourteenth to the twentieth century.

Wikipedia: Museo del tessile e del costume (IT)

165 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 11: National archaeological museum

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The monumental complex of Sant'Agata is located within the archaeological area of Spoleto in the area between Via di Sant'Agata and Via delle Terme; it consists of the former monastery of Sant'Agata, the adjacent former church of the same name and the Roman Theatre. It belonged to the vaita San Benedetto. They are exhibition venues, venues for temporary exhibitions, events and shows.

Wikipedia: Complesso monumentale di Sant'Agata (IT), Website

100 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 12: Giuseppe Sordini

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Giuseppe Sordini

Giuseppe Sordini was an Italian archaeologist, art critic and civil servant.

Wikipedia: Giuseppe Sordini (archeologo) (IT)

226 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 13: Chiesa di San Domenico

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The church of Santi Domenico and Francesco, best known as the church of San Domenico, is located in Spoleto, on the square of the same name, near Palazzo Collicola. It used to be part of the Salamonesca vaita.

Wikipedia: Chiesa di San Domenico (Spoleto) (IT)

99 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 14: Octetra

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Octetra Los Angeles Times / CC BY 4.0

Isamu Noguchi was an American artist and landscape architect whose artistic career spanned six decades, from the 1920s onward. Known for his sculpture and public artworks, Noguchi also designed stage sets for various Martha Graham productions, and several mass-produced lamps and furniture pieces, some of which are still manufactured and sold.

Wikipedia: Isamu Noguchi (EN)

38 meters / 0 minutes

Sight 15: Galleria d'arte moderna Giovanni Carandente

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Palazzo Collicola is a museum dedicated to the memory of Giovanni Carandente located inside Palazzo Collicola, an eighteenth-century building that occupies the entire western side of the square of the same name in the historic center of Spoleto. Inaugurated in 2000, it was then refitted in 2019. Together with the Burri Collection in Città di Castello, it is the most important contemporary art museum in Umbria. Before 2009 it was called the Civic Gallery of Modern Art. After Gianluca Marziani (2010-2018), the direction passed into the hands of the critic and art historian Marco Tonelli (2019-2023), who was Carandente's collaborator. In May 2023, after a special selection, the position was given to the new director Saverio Verini, curator and Umbrian art historian.

Wikipedia: Museo Carandente, Palazzo Collicola - Arti visive (IT), Website

422 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 16: Fonte di piazza

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The Fountain of Piazza del Mercato, also known as Fonte di Piazza, is located in Spoleto, in the square of the same name once called Piazza del Foro, a center of trade and commerce in Roman times, and today the heart of the historic center.

Wikipedia: Fontana di piazza del Mercato (IT)

134 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 17: Arco di Druso e Germanico

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The Arch of Drusus and Germanicus is a Roman arch of the early first century located in Spoleto, close to the Roman temple and the church of Sant'Ansano. It was the monumental gateway to the city's forum from the Via Flaminia, bypassing the maximum hinge. It belonged to the vaita Frasanti.

Wikipedia: Arco di Druso e Germanico (IT)

8 meters / 0 minutes

Sight 18: Sant'Ansano

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Sant'Ansano is a neoclassical-style, Roman Catholic church located in the town of Spoleto, in the province of Perugia, region of Umbria, Italy.

Wikipedia: Sant'Ansano, Spoleto (EN)

433 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 19: Casina dell'ippocastano

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The Casina degli ippocastani, or Casina dell'ippocastano, is a small Alpine-style building erected around 1880; it is located in the public gardens of the historic center of Spoleto, at the crossroads between Via Martiri della Resistenza and Viale Matteotti, in front of the Spoletosphere.

Wikipedia: Casina degli ippocastani (IT)

985 meters / 12 minutes

Sight 20: Madonna di Loreto

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The Church of the Madonna di Loreto is a renaissance-style, Roman Catholic church located in Spoleto, Province of Perugia, Umbria, Italy.

Wikipedia: Madonna di Loreto, Spoleto (EN)

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