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Eremo Le Celle

Localita Cappuccini 1, 52044, Cortona, Italy
+39 0575 603362
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Localita Cappuccini 1, 52044, Cortona, Italy
+39 0575 603362

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Reviewed 15 June 2017

Do yourself a favor and drive to this lovely remote monastary outside Cortona. It is beautiful and peaceful.

Thank Jenipher L
Reviewed 15 June 2017

What a hidden treasure! Really beautiful and so peaceful and inspiring. It is a bit tricky to find at first but it is definitely worth the effort!

Thank JTtrav59
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

The hermitage sanctuary of the Cells is a living Franciscan hermitage where you can visit the very cell that Francis of Assisi himself used when he was on retreat here. It's only 10 minutes drive from the center of Cortona. Be prepared for amazingly beautiful...More

Thank Home-Hotel-Manager
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Beautiful old building complex. Nice to visit because it is in a canyon and breath taking. We walked our way around and enjoyed the nice views.

Thank Patrick H
Reviewed 22 May 2017

I read a blog about hiking from Cortona to Le Celle. But our time did not permit it. We hired a cab for an hour and he took us on a mini hike around Le Celle. The next time I go back to Cortona I...More

Thank redAzleTX
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

For those who likes Catholicism and it's history, it's an unforgettable moment to see where santo Francesco was at his Last years. A humble celle , but with a magical aura , as if he is still there.

Thank fabiobarbosam
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Interesting beautiful old monastery with great views. It has its own parking lot, which is a plus too. A must see if you're in the Cortona area.

Thank Jane L
Reviewed 26 April 2017

This place will give you a look into the life work of Francis of Assisi. Be ready to walk up and down steep stairs and marvel at the work done by he and his followers.

Thank Andrew P
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Our family visited Eremo Le Celle in April. The setting was beautifully peaceful. Although I was not able to descend the many steps down to the monastery (broken foot, using crutches), I was happy to wait in the tranquil silence listening to the birds and...More

Thank SHG57
Reviewed 9 April 2017

St. Francis was a regular here, you can visit the 'cell' where he stayed and wander around the inspirational convent.

Thank Bonnie M
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Barb A
19 February 2017|
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.
Gary B
10 September 2015|
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