Eremo Le Celle is a monastery in the hills of Cortona. The monks here are welcoming to visitors and will allow you to explore. Visit the main chapel and witness the monks praying, or check out the ramparts. There are trails nearby, and you can walk down to a stone bridge or waterfall. Most information is not offered in English, so consider taking a guide or doing research before you go. Put Eremo Le Celle on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Cortona vacation builder.
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  • August 17, 2017
    It is not a place of mass tourism but finding ourselves in Cortona and fascinated by the story of Saint Francis were enchanted by the peace and tranquility that reigns
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  • August 12, 2017
    It's a lovely and charming, I recommend everyone to visit it. feels like you are in paradise. There is a small chapel with the cell of St. Francis and a DIY store for souvenirs.
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  • August 12, 2017
    I'm not a religious person, but this is a place to visit. Impressive to see the small cell used by Franciscus. It is also a nice walk from Cortona (4.5km) with some beautiful views of the valley. Don'...  more »
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  • A charming, beautiful and peaceful place! Best to come with a car or its a long but still possible walk.
  • One of the most memorable and peaceful experiences I ever had was spending a solitaire moment at "Le Celle"
  • The pictures are beautiful, yet somehow don't do Le Celle justice. I was a UGA student in Cortona the Summer of 1996. I used to pack a lunch and go to Le Celle to study it was so peaceful and quiet. I guess it is hard to take a picture of serenity and peace.
  • I made of proposal to marry at the place:-)) she said YES
  • What a hidden gem

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