Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church, Vernazza

Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church represents a place of peace and prayer from the 14th century. Originally built on remains from the 11th century in the Ligurian Gothic style right next to the sea, the church features three aisles and an impressive octagonal bell tower. Legends says that the relics of Saint Margherita were washed on shore and that is the place where the church stands. Enter the church, light a candle, and admire the stone architecture and the paintings inside. Planning Cinque Terre trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.
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  • This is a nice, small Catholic church near the water in Vernazza. You really can't miss it as it has a most impressive domed clock tower. Inside, the wooden benches give the church a nice feel...  more »
  • The church is very pretty with brick columns and walls. There are some statues, carvings, and paintings. But the most interesting part of the church is all the stone/brick work with contrasting...  more »
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  • As it is just next to the swimming resort site by the sea, it gives extra spiritual beauty to the surrounding.
  • This old church dates back from the 13th century . It stands there facing the ocean like a guardian for Vernazza. The walls and the ceiling are darkened and only a small statue is dedicated to Santa Marguarita
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