Photo © Alessandro Farese
Basilica of Santa Margherita, facade
Places of worship

Basilica of Santa Margherita in Cortona

A 14th-century church adorned in Baroque style: the Basilica of Santa Margherita stands in a panoramic position overlooking the village and countryside of Cortona

Santa Margherita, Cortona
Santa Margherita, Cortona - Credit: Alessandro Farese
One of the most beautiful villages in the whole of Italy, teeming with legends
Cortona is a small, welcoming town in the mountains between the Valdichiana and the Tiber valley. It was such an important Etruscan centre that the existence of ancient settlements is still visible today, with its two kilometres of walls dating back to the fifth century BC. ...
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