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Almost as high as you can go in Cortona so great views. About 15 minute walk from the town centre bot the views get better every few metres. Church is very nice and St Margaret takes pride of place above the alter.
There is a...More
We’d parked down below the city of Cortona with no plan except to explore.
After the endless steep climb from the main piazza in the midday sun (yes a crazy time at 30 degrees) the path opened up to the imposing Basilica di Santa Margherita....More
This beautiful church sits high above Cortona and is well worth a visit, with a large car park outside.
Beautiful painted ceiling and lovely altar are very special.
Sadly no information inside the Basilica, which would have been a bonus, good toilets outside, which, in...More
Beautiful church of Saint Margherita.. For those who would like to have some inner rest after a long climb from Cortona center...you can do this inside this Basilica. The views outside the church towards the Valley and trasimeno lake are stunning.
We visited Cortona during the second week of August and enjoyed exploring the town. Following the map we climbed the steepish hills through the town. We were pleasantly surprised by the Basilica when we reached the top of the hill. A lovely old and very...More
Housing the actual remains of St Margherita (lying in state front and centre) this basilica is well worth the climb up from Cortona town centre. It is approx 200m elevation of climb from the bottom of Cortona but worth it for the views. Furthermore there...More