Got up early to catch the 8:16 regional train to Perugia, which dropped us off at Assisi (the time spent mainly dozing) at 10:31. The approach to the town is beautiful, with the houses and buildings clustered on the side of the hill, and snowcapped Umbrian peaks rolling away from it.
It was even colder than yesterday. And windier. Ugh. Spent a good 20 minutes waiting for the city bus to show up to take us up to the centro storico and the Basilica.
You can see why the Basilica of St. Francis, built over his tomb shortly after his death, dominates the landscape. Here's a view of the surrounding countryside from the street leading up to the Basilica.
Here's another view, on approach to the Basilica.