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How to reach Assisi by car
Umbria is the only region of the Italian peninsula with no coastline. The geographical heart of Italy, Umbria is closed in by Tuscany to the west, Emilia Romagna to the north, the Marches to the east, and Lazio (Latium) to the south.
Umbria is divided into two provinces (Perugia and Terni). Its popoulation amounts to roughly 800,000 people that live in 92 comuni spread over an area of 8,500 sq. km (3,280 sq. miles).
The city of Assisi(43° 04' 00" N 012° 37' 00" E ) is situated on a hill, Assisi has a population of 25000 (although there are only 6000 people living in the historic center) and is connected to the rest of the country by a well developed network of roads. The major arterial road is the SS75, with an exit to Assisi at Santa Maria degli Angeli.
Getting to Assisi by car:
From the north (Milan, Florence), the best exit for Assisi on the A1 motorway at Valdichiana, where the superstrada SS75bis branches into Umbria at Lake Trasimene and continues towards Perugia-Assisi. From Rome travelling northwards along the A1 motorway the best exit for reaching Assisi is at Orte, which is connected to the regional capital at first by the ss204 to Terni and then by the E45 (or SS3bis) from Terni to Perugia-Assisi.
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