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The Neo-gothic church is located at the outskirts of the city, bellow the fortress. It is dedicated to the patron saint of the city (Saint Margaret of Cortona) who died here in the 13th century. She was responsible of the rebuilding of the church after...More
Walked down from the market square to see the fantastic views from the wall. To the left a museum and to the right this marvel.
Wandered around in awe, exquisite interior with lots of niches, alcoves, paintings and fresco.
Reading its past and development over...More
Almost as high as you can go in Cortona so great views. About 15 minute walk from the town centre bot the views get better every few metres. Church is very nice and St Margaret takes pride of place above the alter.
There is a...More
We’d parked down below the city of Cortona with no plan except to explore.
After the endless steep climb from the main piazza in the midday sun (yes a crazy time at 30 degrees) the path opened up to the imposing Basilica di Santa Margherita....More
This beautiful church sits high above Cortona and is well worth a visit, with a large car park outside.
Beautiful painted ceiling and lovely altar are very special.
Sadly no information inside the Basilica, which would have been a bonus, good toilets outside, which, in...More