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La Collegiata di San Quirico

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Address: Via delle Carbonaie 1, 53027 San Quirico d'Orcia, Italy
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Go to Sunday Mass and see the Church glow

If you visit the church on a weekday it will appear dim and dark like most churches in Tuscany. But come on Sunday for mass and you will be in a different space.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Asheville, North Carolina
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Asheville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you visit the church on a weekday it will appear dim and dark like most churches in Tuscany. But come on Sunday for mass and you will be in a different space.

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Ringwood, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

We were very fortunate to see a lovely Italian wedding when we visited. The whole of the hilltop village is worth a wonder around.

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Brossard, Quebec, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

You walk along the main street in the old town and suddenly this gorgeous church appears. So beautiful. Exceptional stone works.

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

Gorgeous stop while in San Quirico d'Orcia. Would recommend a stop to view the beautiful architecture and bell tower.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

It is quite expected to see well-preserved churches in Tuscany but I never get bored of visiting them. Don't just step in, I found the exterior much more interesting than the interior.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

It's remarkable how clearly the representations outside La Collegiate di San Quirico remain after so many centuries have passed. Many of the depictions resonate other cultures and suggest to Westerners more exotic and esoteric belief systems. Inside has ironically suffered the ravages of time more so in some ways and seems decidedly modest by comparison save for some powerful wall... More 

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Brookfield, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2015

The Collegiata is right across from the Palazzo Chigi in San Quirico d'Orcia. It's a beautiful church with marvelous art on the walls...definitely worth a visit when you're in San Quirico!!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2015

In some ways better preserved from the outside, this beautiful church (and San Andrea at the other end of the town) are two jewels in a diverting morning walking round this pleasant walled town. Fantastic carving and stonework and wonderfully well preserved from the outside.

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Utica, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2015

We discovered San Quirico on an auto tour of Tuscany. Loved this small hill town and as we walked upwards, it's easy to look forward to the Collegiate. Beautifully simple medieval church with lovely gilt paintings.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2014

Small church in a square on the main street. There are medieval sculptures, decorating the outside and around both door. Worth a visit.

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