Convento dei Cappuccini e Chiesa di San Francesco, Monterosso al Mare

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#2 of 7 in Historic Sites in Cinque Terre
Discover the historical and artistic treasures of Convento dei Cappuccini e Chiesa di San Francesco. The 17th-century building has undergone many changes over history, with its final restoration dating back to 1894. Enter the church and gaze upon the wooden altar. See the famous work of art "Crucifixion" whose creator is considered to be Anthony van Dyck, as well as other works from Cambiaso and Strozzi. Take a turn around the church and you will see the castle ruins which serve as a cemetery today. Use our Cinque Terre online travel planner to add Convento dei Cappuccini e Chiesa di San Francesco and other attractions to your Cinque Terre vacation plans.
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  • It's heaven on a sublime context, it's worth the climb some stairs to get to the convent of the Capuchin Friars. I recommend it to all those who love nature, the breathtaking views and the silence. A must-have for anyone who loves capturing photographs unique.
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  • Small church overlooking Monterosso. Lots of stairs but the panorama is worth some effort. The Church is full of charm and the cemetery is also worth a visit. You will make great pictures of Monterosso to the Summit.
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  • Unique landscape ... sky and sea that night become one, much peace and love in everything. Simple food, but by a unique flavor, jam and lemon cream ... stunning. Thank you so much father Renato exhaustion which is to carry on this wonderful paradise ... and especially thank you for the peace and the good that is able to convey to anyone staying there. See you soon Serenella
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  • SIMPLE IS BEAUTIFUL AND THIS CHURCH IS EXACTLY THAT. BEYOND THE CHURCH I HAVE ENJOYED THE RELAXING WALK THROUGH THE PATH THAT TAKES YOU TO IT.
  • Go past the convent and enter the cemetery. Keep walking up and up and soon you'll have a view of all the five villages of Cinque Terra.
  • For a long time will remember the Cinque Terra region and this church! Really enjoyed
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  • Small but nice ... inside also contains an important masterpiece of Dirk!
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  • Small but nice
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It's hard to go wrong with accommodations in Cinque Terre, home to some of the most charming hotels and bed and breakfasts in the country. Choosing among them depends largely on what you want most from your trip. Consider spending a restful vacation on the hilltop to enjoy the famous ocean views, or plant yourself somewhere closer to the shoreline in Riomaggiore for easy access to beaches. If you expect to spend lots of time exploring side streets and local shops, opt for accommodations along one of the main streets in any of the villages. Though it can be difficult to find inexpensive lodgings here, there are some more affordable options in Manarola, the smallest of the five villages, and Monterosso. You can even stay at a hostel in the national park if you want to be close to nature.
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