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

#3 of 20 in Historic Sites in Cinque Terre
Church · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
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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  • Church of San Francesco is the main church of Convento dei Cappuccini, a religious complex located in Monterosso al Mare, in Cinque Terre National Park, in the North of Italy. This main church has a.....  more »
  • Built in 1618, the church stands high up on the St Christopher's hill . It was a strenuous hike uphill to reach the church. The church overlooks the Monterosso Bay and is located on a promontory...  more »

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