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You experience starts with the entry in the middle of the church from below through stairs which I haven't seen so far. The raw stone walls and pillars together with the few elements give its own atmosphere. A beautiful place.
This church has a different feel than the other churches in the Cinque Terre. The interior is darker and seems older as it is less ornate. The altar is original, which is also impressive. The church is on the waterfront so it was busier than...More
Santa Margarita festival in June was so nice day market- early evening parade through town, traditional bands, church service and blessing --and amazing fireworks over the water at the beach at night. Very nice family scene. Special and unique time to be in Vernazza!
This striking grey stoned church is built on the site that legend has St Margarets bones appeared not once but twice in a boxThe entry way faces East , the altar side not West as is traditional. The back is the site of the 16th...More
Much of the main church of Santa Margherita is Romanesque with its rough stones and rounded arches. I'd guess that the present structure of this church dates to the 13th century. The dark interior has an aura of sanctity; and is well worth a visit....More
The church sits prominently on one side of the village, as one views it from the harbor.
Went in for brief look; sat on one of the pews. The interior is sparsely decorated but is a good place to meditate.
The history of the church...More
Besides to its colorful buildings, the center of Vernazza is a breathtaking place to wander. The church of Margherita d'Antiochia is one the attraction in the village. The church built on a rock along the sea with its built in a beautiful Ligurian-Gothic style
This pretty church was literally built on a rock by the sea in 1318. According to the tradition, the church was built because a wooden box with the bones of Saint Margaret was found on the beach. The inhabitants originally decided to build the church...More
This church dates back to 1318 and is unique for its east-facing entry way and is located on the waterfrontin the town main square (Piazza marconi).
The interior is simple, sober and devoid of ornaments with a nave and two aisles;
a must stop in...More