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Stunning location and special piazza

A landmark for miles around, and well worth the haul up the many steps to savour - inside it's a... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2018
John F
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Hitchin, United Kingdom
A Beautiful Church with Great Views

Deciding to walk off lunch we took the long way all the way up to this church, though to be honest... read more

Reviewed 20 April 2018
Foodange
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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23 Sep 2018
“Stunning location and special piazza”
20 Apr 2018
“A Beautiful Church with Great Views”
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Reviewed 24 September 2018

A landmark for miles around, and well worth the haul up the many steps to savour - inside it's a handsome church like many others, but the setting is memorable

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank John F
Reviewed 20 April 2018

Deciding to walk off lunch we took the long way all the way up to this church, though to be honest we just stumbled on it as there wasn't much further to walk. Outside there's a magnificent terrace with great views and inside the church...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 3 November 2017

The star visit in Cervo. Beautifully located on one of the sunniest terraces in Cervo. Eye Candy on the inside. Definitely worth the visit.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 27 July 2017

We visited the church as a likely venue for a wedding next July 2017. There will be logistical issues given the hillside location and a requirement to walk up and down narrow, steep alleyways but, when in situ the place is amazing. The church itself...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank philipsmith
Reviewed 23 September 2016

The church of San Giovanni Battista is outstanding in all ways, - it is a very visable landmark for miles around. The location, on the rocky heights overlooking the blue Ligurian sea, makes a bold statement of Baroque style and emphasises just how important the...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank cherriesfan_9
Reviewed 27 March 2016

The steep climb up from the main road took about 20 minutes, but the sea view was well worth it, and the church even better. We particularly wanted to visit this hill-top village, and were not disappointed.

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank Patricia M
Reviewed 30 June 2015

Grand, exuberant, colourful, impressive, opulent, massive, late Baroque architecture : a small fisherman hamlet's pride that would look ludicrous in the midst of modest multi-storey dwellings, were it not for the sweeping view of a cobalt blue sea that is spread like a precious carpet...More

Date of experience: June 2015
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