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San Francesco Gubbio

Piazza 40 Martiri, Gubbio, Italy
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This church is built on the home of St Francis' closest friend who took him in after he escaped from Assisi.

The church is beautiful with lovely paintings and decorations In many ways I preferred it to the... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2017
mick c
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Sydney, Australia
A must see

I came here right after breakfast and I was in love with the moment I stepped through the doors... read more

Reviewed 20 January 2017
Sarajean1997
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18 Apr 2017
“This church is built on the home of St Francis' closest friend who took him in after he escaped from Assisi.”
20 Jan 2017
“A must see”
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Piazza 40 Martiri, Gubbio, Italy
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Reviewed 18 April 2017

The church is beautiful with lovely paintings and decorations In many ways I preferred it to the Basilica in Assisi

Thank mick c
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

I came here right after breakfast and I was in love with the moment I stepped through the doors with my husband. The columns and high ceilings made the place feel so welcoming. I think the chipped artwork makes it look fabulous but to me...More

Thank Sarajean1997
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Just off the car park this church is almost as old as St. Francis himself. Though it needs some restoration its worth a visit and a respite from the summer sun. Great photo op with Francis statue outside (esp. for the kids).

Thank Mike N
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Park at the bottom of the town on the free gravel Car park and then walk up through the town exploring the lovely narrow streets. You must go up the Funivia just for the experience and to enjoy an ice cream and the view at...More

Thank Nigel O
Reviewed 5 May 2016

In a town with nothing but steps, this building is a pleasant walk from the parking lot. The Gothic building is rather spare, but evocative. Some of the interior decoration has suffered over the ages. All of this means it is not one of the...More

Thank JohnRegoPark
Reviewed 26 September 2015

A trip to Gubbio is a trip back into time. We walked through the town, from the base of the village where there are remains of an early auditorium, through the church, and then up to the gardens built by a local "bigwig" long ago...More

1  Thank Jeanne L
Reviewed 30 July 2015 via mobile

Though not a highlight, this church is absolutely worth a visit. Outside you'll find a statue of St. Francis and the tamed wolf. Inside the church there are some damaged frescoes. The exterior of the church, with its beautiful white stones, is really worth a...More

1  Thank André V
Reviewed 20 June 2015

A medieval Roman Catholic church built in gothic style. It was built in 1256 and decoration completed in 1291. The bell tower was constructed in the 14th century. It has a central nave and two lateral ones and octagonal pillars support the vault. You can...More

Thank Glenys C
Reviewed 21 February 2015

One of the best and biggest churces in Gubbio. Both the exterior and interior (with its art masterpiecses) and worth seeing.

Thank DavideP76
Reviewed 5 October 2014

We drove from Perugua - an easy 1 hour drive. Plenty of winding roads in the country. Pleasantly surprised on arrival. Another town with much history, churches and a archeological works of a Roman theatre. San Francesco was the first Cathedral we came across. All...More

Thank MCC3303
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