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Chiesa di San Francesco

Via Carlo Alberto, 46, 07041, Alghero, Sardinia, Italy
+39 079 979258
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Very beautiful building

Beautiful building. Free entrance but they do not open exactly when they say they will. They opened... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
MaryG47
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Lancaster, United Kingdom
Nice church

Nice church in the old Alghero center, the cloister with its columns is very interesting and the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
massimoswitz
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Zurich, Switzerland
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“nice church” (3 reviews)
“old town” (10 reviews)
“chapel” (4 reviews)
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Via Carlo Alberto, 46, 07041, Alghero, Sardinia, Italy
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+39 079 979258
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1 - 10 of 32 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

Beautiful building. Free entrance but they do not open exactly when they say they will. They opened half an hour later than it said but it was lovely to have a look around. They ask for donations. They do evening concerts in the summer but...More

Thank MaryG47
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice church in the old Alghero center, the cloister with its columns is very interesting and the marble altar .

Thank massimoswitz
Reviewed 17 May 2017

The church itself is not fancy. Not surprising given who lived there and the re simple way of life. It does have a beautiful tiled roof.

Thank dcfiread
Reviewed 15 October 2016

As churches go, this one is pretty, but nothing extraordinary. It is a nice break, an oasis in the middle of the bustling city.

Thank Alfred V
Reviewed 5 October 2016

We spent quite some time in the church, sitting to take everything in and walking round to see the various chapels and statues. The best part was the cloisters where you can walk round as the monks did in the 15th century. A very peaceful...More

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

As you walk through old town Alghero it is worthwhile to take a break and visit the Franciscan Church. It is relatively plain as far as churches go, in accordance with the Franciscans pledge of poverty. The facility exudes a sense of Tranquility and peace.

1  Thank robertmaster123
Reviewed 13 May 2016

the old town is quaint and although it could also be mesmerisingly beautiful, it isn't. Such a pitty, maybe because it's not a tourist hub yet. Could do with some cleaning and planting, needs green and colourful flowers but thats just my opinion.

Thank skylerjohnson175
Reviewed 30 April 2016

Chiesa di San Francesco is a nice oldchurch and monastery right at the centre of the historic town of Alghero.

Thank carolineenwillem
Reviewed 21 April 2016

The church and cloister and really old and you will find it really calming. Part of the cloister is a hotel where we stayed 5 nights...

Thank PragueJana
Reviewed 25 October 2015

Best church in Alghero old town. Easy to find. Very peaceful cloister.Free entry but check opening times before visiting any churches as opening times vary.

1  Thank citybreak89
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