Self-guided Sightseeing Tour #2 in Spoleto, Italy


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 18 sights
Distance 4.4 km
Ascend 223 m
Descend 251 m

Experience Spoleto in Italy in a whole new way with our self-guided sightseeing tour. This site not only offers you practical information and insider tips, but also a rich variety of activities and sights you shouldn't miss. Whether you love art and culture, want to explore historical sites or simply want to experience the vibrant atmosphere of a lively city - you'll find everything you need for your personal adventure here.

Individual Sights in Spoleto

Sight 1: Madonna di Loreto

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The Church of the Madonna di Loreto is a renaissance-style, Roman Catholic church located in Spoleto, Province of Perugia, Umbria, Italy.

Wikipedia: Madonna di Loreto, Spoleto (EN)

965 meters / 12 minutes

Sight 2: Chiesa di San Domenico

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The church of Saints Dominic and Francis, better known as the church of San Domenico, is located in Spoleto, on the square of the same name, near Palazzo Collicola. It was once part of the Salamonesca vaita.

Wikipedia: Chiesa di San Domenico (Spoleto) (IT)

279 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 3: Torre dell’Olio

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The Torre dell'olio is an ancient tower of thirteenth-century origin located in the historic center of Spoleto; it is incorporated into Palazzo Vigili, near the Porta Fuga. It belonged to the Grifonesca vaita. With a height of 45.50 meters, it is the tallest tower in the city. It is entirely privately owned, divided between 5-6 owners. It cannot be visited.

Wikipedia: Torre dell'olio (IT)

219 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 4: Madonna della Piaggia

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The Church of Santa Maria della Concezione is located in Spoleto, in an area once occupied by the gardens of the Augustinian convent of San Nicolò. Locally it is also known as Santa Maria della piaggia. After the unification of Italy it was reduced to military use and used as a warehouse by the Umberto I military district and later by the Municipality. It was not until 2005 that it was returned to worship.

Wikipedia: Chiesa di Santa Maria della Concezione (Spoleto) (IT)

170 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 5: Chiesa di San Nicolò

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The monumental complex of San Nicolò is located in Spoleto, downstream of the city's cathedral, in an area of late-medieval urban expansion. It includes a former church, a former convent, and two cloisters. Between the fourteenth and eighteenth centuries, the church was considered one of the most important sacred buildings in the city and the adjoining convent was home to an active cultural center. After the restoration of the entire architectural complex, which took place in the 60s of the twentieth century, the building serves as a theater, exhibition center and conference center.

Wikipedia: Complesso monumentale di San Nicolò (IT)

230 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 6: Chiesa dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo

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The church of Saints John and Paul is located in the historic center of Spoleto, annexed to Palazzo Travaglini, in the ancient Vaita Filittèria, which in late medieval times was the Byzantine quarter of the city. It is a modest building of the Romanesque age that after its consecration in 1174, carried out parish functions.

Wikipedia: Chiesa dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (Spoleto) (IT)

97 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 7: Colloquio spoletino

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Colloquio spoletino

Sculptures in the City was an open-air exhibition/installation that saw the city of Spoleto transformed into a "Museum City" in the summer of 1962, as part of the fifth edition of the Festival of Two Worlds. It is one of the most salient episodes of international sculpture in the twentieth century.

Wikipedia: Sculture nella città (IT)

77 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 8: Gian Carlo Menotti theatre

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The Teatro Nuovo Gian Carlo Menotti is an Italian-style theatre located in Spoleto; since 1947 it has been one of the venues of the Experimental Opera House. Inaugurated in 1864 to a design by Ireneo Aleandri, it has undergone successive renovations over the decades and its actual capacity is about 800 seats, making it the largest Italian-style theater in Umbria.

Wikipedia: Teatro Nuovo "Gian Carlo Menotti" (IT)

188 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 9: Chiesa di San Filippo Neri

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San Filippo Neri is a baroque-style, Roman Catholic church located in the town of Spoleto, in the province of Perugia, region of Umbria, Italy.

Wikipedia: San Filippo Neri, Spoleto (EN)

167 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 10: Fontana di Largo Clementi

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There are about fifty fountains in Spoleto: some are located outside the city walls, others, in greater numbers, are concentrated in the historic center, in the streets, in the squares, inside some historic buildings.

Wikipedia: Fontane di Spoleto (IT)

232 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 11: Teatro Caio Melisso

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The Teatro Caio Melisso is an opera house located in Spoleto, Italy and it serves as the main venue for opera performances during the annual summer Festival dei Due Mondi.

Wikipedia: Teatro Caio Melisso (EN), Website

39 meters / 0 minutes

Sight 12: Santa Maria della Manna d’Oro

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Santa Maria della Manna d'Oro is a renaissance-style, former sanctuary-church located in the center of Spoleto, Province of Perugia, region of Umbria, Italy. The church faces the piazza del Duomo.

Wikipedia: Santa Maria della Manna d'Oro, Spoleto (EN)

40 meters / 0 minutes

Sight 13: 6 o'clock theatre Luca Ronconi

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The Teatrino delle sei is located in the historic center of Spoleto. It owes its name to the time when the shows hosted in the first editions of the Festival of Two Worlds began. For a time it was also called the Teatrino delle sette.

Wikipedia: Teatrino delle sei (IT)

157 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 14: Cappella del Santissimo Sacramento

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Spoleto Cathedral is the cathedral of the Archdiocese of Spoleto-Norcia created in 1821, previously that of the diocese of Spoleto, and the principal church of the Umbrian city of Spoleto, in Italy. It is dedicated to the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

Wikipedia: Spoleto Cathedral (EN)

366 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 15: Anfiteatro Romano

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The monumental complex of the Amphitheatre is located in a large area north of Spoleto, outside the first city walls, on the left bank of the Tessino stream. It occupies an area of about 17,000 m², a city within a city, which includes the remains of a Roman amphitheater, three large cloisters, gardens, courtyards and two former monasteries with their respective churches: the church of St. Stephen and Thomas and the church of St. Gregory the Minor or de griptis.

Wikipedia: Complesso monumentale dell'Anfiteatro (IT)

259 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 16: Ponte Sanguinario

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The Sanguinario Bridge is a bridge, historical monument, located underground in the eastern area of Piazza della Vittoria in Spoleto, a few meters from the Porta Leonina and the Basilica of San Gregorio Maggiore. Access is made possible by a short staircase, bordered by an iron balustrade, which is buried below the street level.

Wikipedia: Ponte Sanguinario (IT)

172 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 17: San Gregorio Maggiore

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San Gregorio Magno is a Romanesque-style, Roman Catholic basilica church located in front of the piazza Garibaldi in the town of Spoleto, in the province of Perugia, region of Umbria, Italy.

Wikipedia: San Gregorio Maggiore, Spoleto (EN)

719 meters / 9 minutes

Sight 18: San Ponziano

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San Ponziano is a romanesque-style, Former-Benedictine monastery and church located in Spoleto, Province of Perugia, region of Umbria, Italy. The site is dedicated to St. Ponziano, the patron saint of Spoleto.

Wikipedia: San Ponziano, Spoleto (EN), Website


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