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Santuario Francescano del Presepe

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Site of the first crib

Hugely picturesque church & old monastery perched on a steep hillside.Lovely displays of cribs and... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2017
lowryepp
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Epping, United Kingdom
Incredible spot

The sanctuary is very interesting- you are able to access the very places where St. Francis and his... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2017
GreccioItaly
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St. Paul
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24 Jul 2017
“Site of the first crib”
1 Jul 2017
“Incredible spot”
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Reviewed 24 July 2017

Hugely picturesque church & old monastery perched on a steep hillside.Lovely displays of cribs and art and history - including a cell St Francis used. Up steep slopes, and not well signed. Toilet at bottom. Cafe - not sure about opennig hours; closed in mid...More

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Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

The sanctuary is very interesting- you are able to access the very places where St. Francis and his followers slept, ate and worshipped. Has a tiny and very authentic oratorio, a small frescoed grotto where the first live nativity scene was created by St. Francis....More

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Reviewed 19 December 2015

It was a short drive from our Terni's hotel. We came for a visit on a sunny day and enjoyed the silence, the natural nature of the place. The view from the Franciscan Sanctuary of Nativity was breathtaking. The whole holy atmosphere was magical. We...More

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Reviewed 11 October 2015

Nice for a visit. A very nice and quite place. This is the place where the first crib was made life by St Francis of Assisi.

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