Visited last summer, it is a beautiful church in a very nice city. I would recommend to visit it for sure!
Built initially in 1300 to celebrate the several monks of Ascoli who joined San Francis, it underwent additions and renovations for another 200 years. It frames part of piazza del popolo and it an imposing structure. The footprint is the usual roman cross and it...More
When you arrive in Ascoli Piceno and visit Piazza del Popolo you will be truly mesmerised by the beautiful piazza but also by the spectacular church of San Francesco.
Worth a visit anytime of the year, but I chose Easter Monday, and the place was buzzing.. I don't mean the electrics were playing up either.. As you can see from the photos I took, there is a lot of history in this church. well...More
Cool,dark interior provides welcome relief from the hot sun. Apart from the atmosphere, the windows from the last century were the main highlight.