We were very happy that we visited this little church in Corniglia. It had a peaceful feeling so we lit a few special candles and counted our blessings.
This is more a review for Corniglia as a whole rather than St Pietro, though it is worth the short walk up to the church for a look inside but also because the viewpoint here provides commanding views across Corniglia as a whole and its surrounds. We visited all 5 of the Cinque Terre but agreed Corniglia is the most... 更多
We arrived in Corniglia on a Sunday morning by train. As we climbed the many steps to the Village, it started to rain. This beautiful little church was a great sanctuary from the weather - we stayed almost an hour admiring the simple beauty of the old stone structure. We lit a candle, gave a donation, and went on our... 更多
There are lots of steps to climb from Corniglia train station up to the town. I recommend to explore the town first and save some time on the way back to visit this church. I was in Corniglia during off season, there was nobody visiting this church while I was there and I had kind of magical peaceful feeling at... 更多
Dedicated to San Pietro, the patron saint of Corniglia, this interesting church features a lovely rose window of white Carrara marble, two beautiful stained glass windows behind the high altar, a 12th century baptismal font & an interesting polyptich. San Pietro was built in 1334 on the site of an 11th century chapel and is a wonderful example of the... 更多