Convento dei Cappuccini e Chiesa di San Francesco, Monterosso al Mare

Discover the historical and artistic treasures of Convento dei Cappuccini e Chiesa di San Francesco. The 17th-century building has undergone many changes over history, with its final restoration dating back to 1894. Enter the church and gaze upon the wooden altar. See the famous work of art "Crucifixion" whose creator is considered to be Anthony van Dyck, as well as other works from Cambiaso and Strozzi. Take a turn around the church and you will see the castle ruins which serve as a cemetery today. Use our Cinque Terre online travel planner to add Convento dei Cappuccini e Chiesa di San Francesco and other attractions to your Cinque Terre vacation plans.
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  • Built in 1618, the church stands high up on the St Christopher's hill . It was a strenuous hike uphill to reach the church. The church overlooks the Monterosso Bay and is located on a promontory...  more »
  • This monastery is in a beautiful area of Cinque Terre with a gorgeous view. Our day here was incredible, the people at the monastery were so kind and welcoming, and learning about them and the...  more »
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