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More steps!

Having climbed up the staircase, then visit the church. If you are feeling energetic, pay €1 pp to... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Wigan, United Kingdom
On the top with view

Nice church, open for public o little square just on the top of stairs. There is nice view... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2017
Roland N
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4 weeks ago
“More steps!”
5 Sep 2018
“Visit the nativity”
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having climbed up the staircase, then visit the church. If you are feeling energetic, pay €1 pp to climb another 100 steps to the top of the campinile for really good views.

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Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

First of all, while the stairs are beautiful and you can climb them if you’ll wish, you can also get a ride up there by three wheel cabs belonging to Luigi and Giacomo. The church is airy blue and white but the unique site is...More

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Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Nice church, open for public o little square just on the top of stairs. There is nice view downstairs.

Thank Roland N
Reviewed 1 August 2017

The church is average inside compared to the others in town. However, you must go to the top of the bell tower for wonderful views of the town and area. 1 euro charge per person. Hard to tell the open hours - probably morning until...More

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Reviewed 26 August 2016

You ll find this nice church with a small place in front of it at the end of the famous steps. From their you ll have a wonderful view down the steps and you ll see the land and mountains in the distance. At our...More

Thank JMichelCM
Reviewed 3 April 2016

The church looks pretty nice from the outside but it is not worth climbing all the steps for especially on a very hot day! We found it closed when we went so perhaps if it is open it is more worth while to visit. The...More

1  Thank Charlene Z
Reviewed 4 January 2016

In 1608 a staircase was built to connect this church with one at the bottom of the town. It is a lovely old stone building and it is worth ascending the 142 steps to see it. There are also shops on the way up to...More

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