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Piazza Francesco Saverio Gargiulo 8, 80067, Sorrento, Italy
+39 081 878 1269
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All reviews wedding venue st francis open to the public beautiful church peaceful place photo exhibition lovely wedding magical setting wedding photos bride and groom worth a visit public gardens photos taken busy town bay of naples the main square piazza tasso
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love this place. It's like being able to breathe in fresh air in the middle of town. It's quiet and calm and very beautiful. Go to the roof exhibition space and you get a wonderful view over the bay. Brilliant!

Thank munchkin021
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Recommended to pop in and visit by a friend who recently got married here.Peaceful but having seen some of the wedding pics I see the transformation to wonderful wedding venue...I was slightly disappointed at the time we visited...however well worth 5 minutes of your day...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A pretty church and a very peaceful cloister. A pleasant retreat from the mass touristas of Sorrento. Take 5.

Thank peterpiperpickedapec
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at a hotel just a few steps away from this church. There was a constant stream of weddings and this was very pleasant to witness. Such a lovely event space.

Thank pahdr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Popped into here having been into the church next door too. These cloisters were very pretty and peaceful. Great place to simple ‘be’ for a short while.

Thank CatieGuide
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful cloisters and if you are lucky you may find a pianist or violinist playing in the garden. Very peaceful and spiritual.

Thank JAB39
Reviewed 6 October 2018

Beautiful and peaceful cloisters right in centre of busy Sorrento. Interesting exhibitions upstairs.

Thank alicele2018
Reviewed 5 October 2018

Highly recommend a visit to the cloisters they have art exhibition here and musically nights worth a visit but can hear from outside. This is also popular with people getting married

Thank supersu50
Reviewed 2 October 2018

A short narrow and seemingly uninteresting alleyway to the left of the church leads you into a lovely small cloister area. It will only tempt you to linger for a few minutes, but it is a haven of calm and historic interest that is well...More

Thank Elton_Bear
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

We found this church and quiet cloisters shortly after a wedding had taken place and a violinist was still playing in the cloisters whilst they had photos taken. Venue also houses art exhibitions. It is beautiful and tranquil and worth a step inside.

Thank 378lizh
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Katie A
9 August 2018|
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Response from RobertEYoung | Reviewed this property |
Hello, The wedding ceremony doesn't take long. Because it's a tourist attraction there are tourists coming while the ceremony is taking place. It is opened air and there are seats put out for your guests. It is like... More
Siobhain B
30 April 2018|
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Response from hate-popups | Reviewed this property |
I booked mine using a package holiday operator and they did all the work, including a wedding planner in Sorrento.