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Take a strol along the promenade and visit the Basilica

Every town has it's church but Ortona has this beautiful Basilica. It's face is simple but the... read more

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Lena T
Ultimate destination

My daughter and I walked the Cammino di San Tommaso leaving Vatican City June 6 and arriving in... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2018
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“Take a strol along the promenade and visit the Basilica”
6 Jul 2018
“Ultimate destination”
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Reviewed yesterday

Every town has it's church but Ortona has this beautiful Basilica. It's face is simple but the inside is marvelous. When visiting out of season you can take your time visiting Abruzzos beautiful locations in almost solitude embracing and absorbing its magnificence.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Lena T
Reviewed 7 July 2018

My daughter and I walked the Cammino di San Tommaso leaving Vatican City June 6 and arriving in Ortona, at the Basilica di SanTommaso Apostolo in the afternoon of June 20. The Basilica was our destination, especially the crypt devoted to the relics of Saint...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank vixwill
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

We visited Basilica Cattedrale di San Tommaso Apostolo whilst travelling back from Lanciano and trying to fill our days in Abruzzo. We were glad we visited as the Cupola is stunning with some beautifully ornate frescos which made for some lovely photos from an otherwise...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Larry G
Reviewed 30 November 2017

Definitely check it out if you’re in the area well worth it There are a few other things to do in Ortona and this should be one of them

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank marmaowen
Reviewed 1 March 2017

This amazing church is the final resting place of St. Thomas the Apostle. But that's only have the story... The church itself was nearly completely destroyed during World War 2 and they did an amazing job restoring it but keeping original parts. When you go...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Rich S
Reviewed 16 January 2017

I drove a rental car from Rome to this basilica in Ortona and then continued driving south along the coast to Taranto. I believe the drive from Rome to Ortona was only about 2 hours or so. When I arrived I needed to wait until...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank David B
Reviewed 15 July 2015

Ortona is a quaint little town with lots of history. We enjoyed the Basilica and the war museum. There is free parking in town and several wonderful restaurants.

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank arkansastraveler019
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