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Chiesa di Sant'Ampelio

Bordighera, Italy
+39 0184 261791
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Nice small church

Nice small church located in the coast of Bordighera. Nice views of the Costa Azurra. I love to... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2016
Maria_del_Mar_I
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Barcelona, Spain
Saint Ampelio, Patron of Bordighera

We were luck in visiting this Benedictine Church on the 14th. May, the Holy Day when Saint... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2016
Cheltonian-65
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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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18 Sep 2016
“Nice small church”
18 May 2016
“Saint Ampelio, Patron of Bordighera”
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Reviewed 18 September 2016

Nice small church located in the coast of Bordighera. Nice views of the Costa Azurra. I love to walk by when I'm in Bordighera.

Thank Maria_del_Mar_I
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Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

We were luck in visiting this Benedictine Church on the 14th. May, the Holy Day when Saint Ampelio's statue is carried on the fisherman's shoulders during the possession of the Saint's day. The church, although plain, is situated at the cliffs edge and has in...More

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Reviewed 16 February 2016

Small chapel on the seaside, almost on the rocks,where you can say a prayer,being far away from the crowd. You will hear only the waves breaking on the rocks and your heart beating. It is a special place where you feel at ease,between sky and...More

1  Thank Paola P
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Reviewed 27 October 2015

Apart from being on the cliffs of Bordighera, with a sometimes wild sea aroud, nothing special in the inside. Historically once part ob the Principality of Seborga

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Reviewed 3 October 2015

This is perhaps the most intimate church I have ever entered and it felt spiritual in the quiet with the crashing sea just outside! When one considers that it was begun by Romans in the 4th century, one understands the paucity of windows and the...More

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Reviewed 22 September 2015

This ancient church, dating back to the 4th century, medieval foundations visible through glass floor panels, Romanesque architecture extant in the restored walls, is a tiny chapel right on the rocks by the sea. One can only imagine the history that has happened to this...More

2  Thank veronica59
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Reviewed 12 September 2015

Beautiful little chapel tucked away at the head of the promontory, a place of relaxation and reflection as well as to admire the views. Note the chapel opening times are restricted. Don't forget to read about the life of Saint Ampelio.

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Reviewed 6 September 2015

Small church direct on the sea... really good sight from here especially during the evening/night. There are public benches so you can sit

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