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The main church of Formentera

L’Esglèsia de Sant Francesc Xavier is the main church in Formentera, and it is located in Sant Francesc Xavier, the main town in the island. Really it is not only a church, it is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
AlbertSalichs
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Manresa, Spain
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Manresa, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

L’Esglèsia de Sant Francesc Xavier is the main church in Formentera, and it is located in Sant Francesc Xavier, the main town in the island. Really it is not only a church, it is a complex castle-church and it is very beautiful (the church and the square, where the church is located). In fact, this building is the typical white... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

The church is a 'must visit' site. To do this you will automarically experience the amazing sight of San Francesci Xavier. The whole village is WHITE and looks like a film set! So pristine and clean and fresh! A complete contrast to the rest of the Island of Formentera. Explore a large number of interlinking roads and avenues, with wide... More 

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Henlow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 via mobile

Visited this typical box shaped fortified whitewashed church on an escorted trip organised though my holiday resort. Located on an open village square opposite the council offices. Various other cafés and gift shops also on the square. Very simple whitewash inside with an impressive gilt gold alter at the back of the church. Visited late morning. Plenty of bench space... More 

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

in the center of this beautiful charming village ...inside of the church very simple, loved it...all around nice little shops and cafes..

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Barcelona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2012

The outside is much nicer than the inside. After visiting the chruch go straight to the Fonda Plate to enjoy a greek salad with Pa amd tomaquet

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Beirut, Lebanon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2012

Typical balearic architecture, fortified white church. nice plaza. i went there at noon. It was siesta time, some kids playing soccer in front of the church. There are shops nearby, some where closed for siesta time.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2012

Shame we couldn't go inside when we saw it, but the walls are really thick

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2012

The town and buildings around this church have expanded and yet not to the point of Bering obtrusive and interruptive of the small village feeling that I experienced 42 years ago when I first came here. It is even surprising that there is stil fields just behind the church. Please keep it this way.

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