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Wonderful mix of old and new

What a wonderful surprise walking into this beautifully restored little church hanging onto the... read more

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According to legend, Sant'Ampelio, who was a hermit, lived and died in 428 on this rocky spur. The... read more

Reviewed August 24, 2019
Milan, Italy
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Reviewed yesterday

What a wonderful surprise walking into this beautifully restored little church hanging onto the cliffs of the seaside town of Bordigheda. Not only is it beautifully restored, respecting the natural stone it was originally built with but what came as a complete surprise was the...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Joppel
Reviewed August 24, 2019 via mobile

According to legend, Sant'Ampelio, who was a hermit, lived and died in 428 on this rocky spur. The first church was built in Romanesque style in medieval times, in the fifteenth and seventeenth century it was enlarged, of that period is the wooden statue of...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed July 5, 2019

Nice but small Chapel overlooking the beach/bay; if you wish to sit and think for 1 mn perfect place.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Philippe B
Reviewed September 26, 2018

We did not go inside as the church was closed but from the confetti it must be a popular wedding chapel.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Alanea K
Reviewed June 22, 2018

small but attractive. Theres not much to look at. I really can't think of anything else to say ......

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank darbysam
Reviewed March 2, 2018 via mobile

This is a really lovely church dedicated to the Patron Saint of Bordighera with a rich history. Beautifully restored. The setting is gorgeous- high above the sea with fabulous views over the marina and out to sea - but easily accessible. In the 3 weeks...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Beverley73
Reviewed September 18, 2016

Nice small church located in the coast of Bordighera. Nice views of the Costa Azurra. I love to walk by when I'm in Bordighera.

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank Maria_del_Mar_I
Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

We were luck in visiting this Benedictine Church on the 14th. May, the Holy Day when Saint Ampelio's statue is carried on the fisherman's shoulders during the possession of the Saint's day. The church, although plain, is situated at the cliffs edge and has in...More

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank Cheltonian-65
Reviewed February 16, 2016

Small chapel on the seaside, almost on the rocks,where you can say a prayer,being far away from the crowd. You will hear only the waves breaking on the rocks and your heart beating. It is a special place where you feel at ease,between sky and...More

Date of experience: February 2016
2  Thank Paola P
Reviewed October 27, 2015

Apart from being on the cliffs of Bordighera, with a sometimes wild sea aroud, nothing special in the inside. Historically once part ob the Principality of Seborga

Date of experience: March 2015
Thank BerndLesoine
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