Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church, Vernazza
(4.4/5 based on 220+ reviews on the web)
Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church represents a place of peace and prayer from the 14th century. Originally built on remains from the 11th century in the Ligurian Gothic style right next to the sea, the church features three aisles and an impressive octagonal bell tower. Legends says that the relics of Saint Margherita were washed on shore and that is the place where the church stands. Enter the church, light a candle, and admire the stone architecture and the paintings inside. For travelers who use our world travel planner, Cinque Terre holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • I made a quick visit to this simple old church of Saint Margherita. The building is old and the feel within the church is one of great solitude and peace. Unlike all the massive Churches and basilica,...  more »
  • Another church! Another excellent site to visit. As I have said before churches are a great place for a little peace and quite. An a great place to see art, icons, and Architecture. 
  • This church is very simple and tiny, but Vernazza is a small village, the Church is large and imposing. In addition, it is very nice inside and out and, being at the edge of the sea, makes the view simply, linda. You can enter at certain times.
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