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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
+39 0575 603362
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Reviewed 22 May 2014

A beautiful old monastery tucked into the side of a mountain. It's very quiet and peaceful, they ask you to respect the silence while looking around. The areas open to the public are limited to the grounds, a small gift shop, and the tiny room...More

1  Thank Frankly2Honest
Reviewed 14 May 2014

Just outside the walls of Cortona you will find a centuries-old monastery which still is home to practicing monks. It is a quiet and peaceful respite to wander through, enjoying the waterfall, gardens and historical facilities which housed St. Francis of Assisi for the years...More

2  Thank gullivertravels101
Reviewed 11 May 2014 via mobile

On arrival it is an unforgettable view. And thinking about the more than 800 years of history, make this place a real unique one. A must see ..... :)

1  Thank Marioviaggiatore
Reviewed 15 April 2014

Ancient monastery centuries-old ,near the city of Cortona and it attracts many visitors who come to see the old church and the room used by St. Francis of Assisi to pray and meditate, where he stayed almost until his death, Spectacular waterfall especially in winter...More

4  Thank LaMucchia
Reviewed 28 March 2014

Even in the off season one can begin to feel that the American 51st state, is possibly Cortona. The town is both enterprising and lively. So a car trip (or enthusiastic walk) to the hermitage above Cortona at Le Celle, is a splendid thing to...More

1  Thank peterandanna
Reviewed 22 March 2014

I would never have discovered Eremo Le Celle, but a friend from Cortona brought my wife and I here for a visit. It's beautiful. We were able to wander around and we were the only tourists within sight. It was peaceful. I cannot imagine why...More

3  Thank Venicel0ver1958
Reviewed 23 February 2014

Just outside Cortona in the hermitage where St. Francis himself spent two years in contemplation. His cell remains as it was. And this little place of peace is perfect to focus on what is essential in life. No hustle and bustle. Just peace here...

3  Thank maxkol
Reviewed 7 February 2014

Don't miss this hidden gem just outside the city. A truly peaceful and beautiful spot that most tourists miss.

1  Thank Lisa430
Reviewed 30 October 2013

I absolutely loved this place. Quiet, peaceful and absolutely beautiful. The waterfall after the rain put you in a spiritual place. We returned on our way out of town just for one last look and a little more peace. We went to mass on Sunday...More

6  Thank Natalie P
Reviewed 25 October 2013

This was my second trip to Le Celle, the first being 3 years ago. Though I'm not Catholic, or particularly religious for that matter, this place exudes a calmness and sense of awe that was a contributing factor in my decision to return to Cortona....More

4  Thank rexaboyd
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Barb A
18 February 2017|
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.
Gary B
10 September 2015|
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