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Chiesa San Francesco

Via Berrettini, Cortona, Italy
+39 0575 402 7226
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hike up the hill

The highlight of this small church is St. Francis's tunic, bible and pillow as well as the view. It... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2018
lovetotravelgreeley
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Fort Collins, Colorado
Beautiful significant church

Delightful church to spend some time in. Also in this church is a preserved fragment of the Holy... read more

Reviewed 24 January 2018
1937Max
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Melbourne, Australia
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“holy cross” (4 reviews)
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Via Berrettini, Cortona, Italy
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Reviewed 15 March 2018

The highlight of this small church is St. Francis's tunic, bible and pillow as well as the view. It would have been a much better experience if the info was in English as our Italian is primitive and it takes a lot of time to...More

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Reviewed 24 January 2018

Delightful church to spend some time in. Also in this church is a preserved fragment of the Holy Cross, in a reliquary of Byzantine work in ivory and silver. I

1  Thank 1937Max
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Reviewed 5 November 2017

We took in a visit to this church .Its a very beautiful church steeped in history, its also very peaceful tranquil and serene

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Reviewed 26 June 2017

This simple 13C church is a peaceful stop on the way up to Santa Margherita. It has some artifacts, a piece of the cross as well as San Francesco's tunic. Well worth a stop.

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Reviewed 12 June 2017

This simple church is lovely - very simple for a church of its importance and seemingly tucked into a corner of the hill. Here you will find a piece of the Holy Cross -- the one on which Jesus was crucified - which is now...More

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Reviewed 24 April 2017

A place of Peace and a cozy medieval atmosphere. An attraction of religious character and full of simplicity and example of faith.

Thank Thiago Lucio P
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Reviewed 29 September 2016

A simple beautiful church with st. Francis of Assisis tunic..... amazing.. just minutes up the street from Piazza Republica. worth the walk up... Its not fancy just wonderful

1  Thank sansa31
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Reviewed 29 September 2016

A historic church... Very simple inside in the center of Cortona. It also contains a tunic and other artifacts attribute to St. Francis of Assissi.

Thank WorldTravelbuff
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Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

This place you need to visit when you are a fan of history. The fresco in this church is beautiful and very famous. Do not miss it when you visit Arezzo.

Thank Luk V
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Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

If you are religious, this church contains a lot of artefacts and relics like San Francesco's tunic and a piece of the holy cross. It is also a nice building in itself and the walk from the town centre is wonderful (although a bit tiring,...More

Thank Richard C
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