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Cappucine monks occupy Le Celle. It is a bit out of the way in the hills above Cortona. And, there are a number of steps to climb and descend. But, the tranquility and views are well worth the visit. The monastery is a great respite...More
We have been lucky to be the only ones there during the morning. Otherwise, buses and cars come back and forth.
Just out of city Cortona in the woods you can find this beautiful and tranquil place. You can walk around this unique and quiet...More
Le celle hermitage is a place just outside Cortona where St Francis of Assisi lived as a hermit in a cell towards the end of his life . You can still go inside the little cell and it is amazing . . It now belongs...More
Nice place to visit while staying in Cortona or visiting Tuscany. Very peaceful and beautiful place. You can walk around the grounds as little and visit a small church as well as a shop and a small room room where St. Francis is claimed to...More
We had a tour of this monastery while staying in Cortona. It was a very beautiful and quiet area. We are so glad we got to go, as we would not have known about it if not for our tour guide. It's a bit out...More
We nearly missed this place! That would have been a shame.
Thankfully our friend Carla advised us to go there and surely it was worth it.
The Eremo is outside Cortona, at the end of a winding road that brings you deep in the woodland....More
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Hello, visited Eremo Le Celle in october when visiting Cortona, we done this on foot about a 50 min walk each way,you may need maps as it was through rural roads, got details from a lady called Ramona in Hotel Italia in... More
Hello, visited Eremo Le Celle in october when visiting Cortona, we done this on foot about a 50 min walk each way,you may need maps as it was through rural roads, got details from a lady called Ramona in Hotel Italia in Cortona, We don't really know if there is Greorian chanting and we went there without a tour on foot, try contacting Ramona in Hotel Italia in Cortona, speaks good english and helpful about local attractions,