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Eremo Le Celle, Cortona

#1 of 87 in Historic Sites in Province of Arezzo
Religious Site · Hidden Gem · Historic Site
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. Before you head to Cortona, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Cortona visit planner, to make sure you see all that Cortona has to offer, including Eremo Le Celle.
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  • As is often the case with Franciscan places, this monastery stands in a secluded site, rich in landscape values. The sensitivity of Francis of Assisi to all aspects of nature is well known: according....  more »
  • From the moment you crest the hill and see the celle, it's like being whisked back in time! Absolutely gorgeous and oh so quiet!  more »
  • Beautiful, peaceful. Lovely trails, some signage is in English. Consult a map if you choose to enjoy the paths.
  • Beautiful place, but not a lot to do. There's a little shop, but there isn't anyone there, not a lot of parking space !!

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