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You can admire this church only from a distance unless you are lucky enough to arrive during the very limited opening times. I can understand that churches in quite isolated spots may be open infrequently for visitors but it's the first time I have to...More
Apart from the location being stunningly beautiful the church itself is breath taking. The internal piece (Marys Home) is unusual and beautiful. The history and myth surrounding the house is interesting too. A must visit along the route ;)
First of all, ignore reviews that refer to climbing hills. They obviously refer to a different church! This one is at the end of a very flat road along the coast in Portonovo. It's very pretty inside, cool and calm, but also very simple. It...More
Sitting high on the hill. overlooking the busy port area and city, it's worth the trek to Chiesa Santa Maria. It is quite a walk up the hill, and the final steps left me a little puffed, but it was worth the effort. If you're...More
Visited this little church because of what I had read about it through TA. Even though it is indeed a lovely small pure little church, it was also a bit disappointing. In September it is only open for several hours at the end of the...More
this little gem sits on the waterside and is rarely open for visitors. If you find the gate open, enter and walk to the end of the walk where you'll find both a beautiful small church as well as a breathtaking view.