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Eremo Le Celle

Localita Cappuccini 1, 52044, Cortona, Italy
+39 0575 603362
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Travellers talk about
“st francis” (21 reviews)
“spiritual place” (10 reviews)
“awe inspiring” (5 reviews)
LOCATION
Localita Cappuccini 1, 52044, Cortona, Italy
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+39 0575 603362
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"st francis"
in 21 reviews
"spiritual place"
in 10 reviews
"awe inspiring"
in 5 reviews
"bit out of the way"
in 3 reviews
"sunday mass"
in 3 reviews
"winding road"
in 3 reviews
"small chapel"
in 5 reviews
"peaceful experience"
in 2 reviews
"public areas"
in 2 reviews
"bring water"
in 2 reviews
"nice walk"
in 3 reviews
"impressive location"
in 2 reviews
"cortona town"
in 2 reviews
"short drive"
in 4 reviews
"a special place"
in 2 reviews
"picnic lunch"
in 2 reviews
"worth the effort"
in 3 reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Cappucine monks occupy Le Celle. It is a bit out of the way in the hills above Cortona. And, there are a number of steps to climb and descend. But, the tranquility and views are well worth the visit. The monastery is a great respite...More

Thank Patrick P
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been lucky to be the only ones there during the morning. Otherwise, buses and cars come back and forth. Just out of city Cortona in the woods you can find this beautiful and tranquil place. You can walk around this unique and quiet...More

Thank Simona D
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place was really excellent. Great architecture, very peaceful and had a look at the alleged St Francis's cell. Loved it!

Thank Ian B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Le celle hermitage is a place just outside Cortona where St Francis of Assisi lived as a hermit in a cell towards the end of his life . You can still go inside the little cell and it is amazing . . It now belongs...More

Thank Phil570
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Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

Nice place to visit while staying in Cortona or visiting Tuscany. Very peaceful and beautiful place. You can walk around the grounds as little and visit a small church as well as a shop and a small room room where St. Francis is claimed to...More

Thank Richard L
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Reviewed 8 May 2018

We had a tour of this monastery while staying in Cortona. It was a very beautiful and quiet area. We are so glad we got to go, as we would not have known about it if not for our tour guide. It's a bit out...More

Thank Christine C
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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

We nearly missed this place! That would have been a shame. Thankfully our friend Carla advised us to go there and surely it was worth it. The Eremo is outside Cortona, at the end of a winding road that brings you deep in the woodland....More

2  Thank giustab
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Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

A beautiful, quiet oasis. A very lovely area. A bit out of the way, but we enjoyed a picnic lunch and the nature around us.

Thank Lj M
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Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

Amazing scenery and relazing place to admired the nature. Is near the Cortona town around 8min and you can do it in a short time.

Thank Paola G
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

A spiritual insight into the times of St Francis - a beautiful quiet interlude in a busy day. Although a few people there we all evidently felt the same peace, people spoke in hushed voice.

Thank YLM2014
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Robert S
6 February 2018|
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Response from happycouple090 | Reviewed this property |
Hello, visited Eremo Le Celle in october when visiting Cortona, we done this on foot about a 50 min walk each way,you may need maps as it was through rural roads, got details from a lady called Ramona in Hotel Italia in... More
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Barb A
19 February 2017|
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Response from MCS303318 | Reviewed this property |
Hello, I was travelling and did not see your question. We were there in the morning, I suggest you go to the website.
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Gary B
10 September 2015|
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Response from weekdaysweekends |
You can walk to the north of the town, go out the wall and follow Strada Provinciale 34 - but please keep an eye of coming and going cars. The road will come to split at a point after about 15-20 minutes, then you follow... More
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