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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
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"st francis"
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"spiritual place"
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"beautiful monastery"
in 5 reviews
"tiny room"
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"sunday mass"
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"san francesco"
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"awe inspiring"
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"small chapel"
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"hour walk"
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"public areas"
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"bring water"
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"stone bridge"
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"main church"
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"tranquil ambience"
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"nice walk"
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"narrow road"
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Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

Beautiful situated against the wall of a mountain. How beautiful it must be with snow! Peaceful place with a lot of history.

Thank DebRon26
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Reviewed 5 November 2017

If you want peace and quiet we would highly recommend a visit, Its about two miles from the town ,When you reach it the views are amazing. This place is a real gem an oasis of tranqulity

Thank happycouple090
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Reviewed 20 October 2017

The location is beautiful and the whole complex is nicely located on the side of a hill. We would have loved to hear and see more about the complex via a tour, it would have made the experience even better.

Thank Ronald D
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Reviewed 9 October 2017

The setting is magical and the small cell that St Francis stayed in was amazing; worth the short trip out of Cortona

Thank cmorgan448
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

Well worth a visit. A working monastery in a very beautiful setting. Peaceful, spiritual place that just exudes history.

Thank toshi100
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Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

We walked to Saint Margherita Cathedral a very steep climb and then onwards to Eremo Le Celle another taxing walk Le Celle is well worth the long walk a very spiritual quiet place to ponder the wonders of previous centuries

Thank Yvon M
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Reviewed 12 September 2017

On our last day in Tuscany, we chose to visit LeCelle. What a moving experience it was! The chapel, the grounds, the bridge, St. Francis' cell -- all left an indelible impression on us. Don't miss it - the perfect contrast to bustling Cortona.

1  Thank Joann M
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Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

I'm not a religious person, but this is a place to visit. Impressive to see the small cell used by Franciscus. It is also a nice walk from Cortona (4.5km) with some beautiful views of the valley. Don't take the Sp34 main road, but a...More

2  Thank Peter E
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Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Le Celle is a monastery started by St Francis d'Assisi in 13th century. It's a short drive from the main town of Cortona so well worth a detour

1  Thank PduFou
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Reviewed 6 August 2017

We took the car from Cortona, you could walk but it can be very hot. We have seldom felt such peace and calm, I am not a very religious person but there is an atmosphere here that is very special. I recommend it for a...More

Thank Neil W
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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
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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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