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Church of San Francesco - Capuchin Friars Monastery

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Constructed from 1618 from the Capuchin Friars who came in Monterosso, the Church of San Francesco contains some fine art including a Crucifixion by Antoon Van Dyck, and sono other important Itaian painters from XVII and XVIII centuries. Near the...more
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Salita Cappuccini, 19026 Monterosso al Mare, Italy
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Church of san Francesco is beautifully made . It’s probably the best church in cinque terre . Must visit .

Thank SuvirB3
Reviewed 17 August 2018

The Monastery was built in 16 th century, today it has been restaured; nice palace and to visit the church dedicated to San Francesco.

Thank Manuela L
Reviewed 10 July 2018

This place was really nice to visit and see all the real beauties the italy as to offer. I am glad that we went there this summer, it really was amazing to see.

Thank Teresa N Michae... T
Reviewed 30 May 2018

We walked up in the morning. The walk is not long and well shaded. We were rewarded with great views of Cinque Terre, the sea and the mountains behind us.

2  Thank JoanJh
Reviewed 28 May 2018

This church in Monterosso. Is Worth the climb. The view is fabulous. There is an original Van Dyck in the church .

3  Thank ratna g
Reviewed 20 February 2018

Started my walk at dusk and just kept going up the stairs until I reached the monastery. The crypts provided a creepy experience and some great photos at night. The way back provides some great views of Monterosso al Mare.

5  Thank nate82
Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

We kind of stumbled Upon this place, after walking up the hill. We were glad we did as the views walking up were great. It was interesting to see all the tombs and sarcophagi.

1  Thank James B
Reviewed 15 November 2017

After visiting the monument of San Francesco d'Assisi keep going up the hill to the chapel at the Capuchin Friars monastery. And beyond the chapel there is the amazing Monterosso cemetery, which we were not expecting. Some great views too. Definitely worth the climb.

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Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

The church is not big and the building looks ordinary but its worth a visit as it is quiet and serene and the way up the church as well as the panorama views are superb. Not to be missed.

Thank JustLoveToFly
Reviewed 19 October 2017

To get to the Capuchin Church was a relatively steep walk but afforded you the best views from Monterosso. We were treated to Gregorian Chants coming from the chapel at the top of the monastery. Well worth the hike.

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ysiNovi_Mi
5 July 2017|
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Response from beckymello | Reviewed this property |
My sis is 74, I'm 69, no problem at all. Slow and easy. Take water. Lots of trees for shade. Lovely.
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kyle76092
25 June 2017|
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Response from alberMI | Property representative |
Hi you will find two ways to get up on the hill. it's quite easy and you nedd not more than 10 minutes.
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