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Piazzale Santa Margherita 1, 52044, Cortona, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

You can take a car to this church. We walked from the bottom and hiked up. Be warned its a fair trek up if you do it our way but you do see the shops and eat at La Grotta! It is light and airy...More

Thank Brian H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The relatively bland exterior belies what lies within. A very beautiful church, with the added bonus of very nice views from the grounds. The bigger bonus, however, is the large parking area; you park free and there's always room. You can even use this as...More

Thank TuscanWino
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Gorgeous church in an absolutely lovely town. We could go back over& over again. It’s a must for an Italian vacation for all ages. Don’t miss it.

Thank skboone2018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After the steep climb we were rewarded by entering this beautiful Neo Gothic church dedicated to Saint Margaret of Cortona. The artworks inside are beautiful.

Thank BrisbaneBetty
Reviewed 7 October 2018

Such a beautiful church. I was expecting a small church that was not worth the walk up but I was wrong. Beautiful and totally worth the trip, the ceiling and art work did not disappoint

Thank Companion756863
Reviewed 26 September 2018

The Neo-gothic church is located at the outskirts of the city, bellow the fortress. It is dedicated to the patron saint of the city (Saint Margaret of Cortona) who died here in the 13th century. She was responsible of the rebuilding of the church after...More

Thank Borzov
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

Walked down from the market square to see the fantastic views from the wall. To the left a museum and to the right this marvel. Wandered around in awe, exquisite interior with lots of niches, alcoves, paintings and fresco. Reading its past and development over...More

Thank robert_brant
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful walk up here from the center of town, which is not really very far away. Great views down to the valley and out to the surrounding town, a nice interior with some interesting art.

Thank Wendy K
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

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

Thank grwpl
Reviewed 17 September 2018

If in Cortona make sure you see this spectacular church. So much history and is beautiful and simply Amazing!

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