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.
About Church of San Francesco - Capuchin Friars Monastery
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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.
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.
A beautiful stop on Monterosso but not for the out of shape. Winding stone path leads first to the statue of San Fransesco Assisi and the temptation to continue the vertical assent. Next stop is the quaint chapel and active convent of Cappuccini. Yes, it...More
after a bit of a walk up the hill you reach the top where the Monastery is situated. Great view over the local area and nice area to just stand and soak up the atmosphere. Visit into the monastery was nice too. Not an overly...More
Well worth the effort to walk to- a peaceful, calm and relaxing place to visit and sit for a while. The views on the way up are fabulous and the statue of St Francis is iconic of the region. If you get a chance and...More
An easy walk up the mountain side. A lovely place to sit quietly and be grateful. Beautiful music Gregorian chanting - not sure if it was live or taped, but truly beautiful.