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One of the most historical churches in Cortona , inside there are various works of art & relics including a fragment of the Holy Cross brought by Brother Elia from Constantinople. There are also some objects that belonged to St Francis od Assisi and the...More
We stayed right next to this church which looks quite insignificant from the outside.
Inside it’s quite large and importantly has links with Francis of Assisi.
It also has a case containing splinters from the cross of Christ.
Very interesting on the inside concerning saint Francis, as I viewed his tunic I thought how different from the wealthy modern religious leaders of today. Very nice and worth a stop as you head up to the top of the hill/city
The highlight of this small church is St. Francis's tunic, bible and pillow as well as the view. It would have been a much better experience if the info was in English as our Italian is primitive and it takes a lot of time to...More
This simple church is lovely - very simple for a church of its importance and seemingly tucked into a corner of the hill. Here you will find a piece of the Holy Cross -- the one on which Jesus was crucified - which is now...More