Art and culture

Malatesta & Montefeltro

Cathedral of San Leone

San Leo

The Cathedral dedicated to the patron saint is an ancient foundation, rebuilt by Lombard Romanesque masons in 1173, and is a fine example of Romanesque architecture. The interior is richly decorated with sculpture illustrating symbols of early Christian beliefs.

The layout is a Latin cross, with three aisles and a transept, a crypt and a spacious presbytery on a raised level. Originally, the Cathedral did not stand alone, as it does now, but was next to the Bishop’s Palace which communicated with the Bell Tower.

how to get there:
located in the historic core of San Leo
take SP 258 road from Rimini and you will reach the municipal territory of San Leo after about 26 Km
tollgate Rimini Sud km 20
Rimini railway station km 33 Airport Miramare - Rimini Km 38

bus line Tram servizi /connects with Benedettini coaches

Opening hours

Opening period: open all year round
Entrance: free
from 09:30 to 12:30 from 14:30 to 18:00

Contact details

Via Cavallotti - Phone: (+39) 0541 923034, (+39) 0541 916306, (+39) 800 553800 - Phone fax: (+39) 0541 926973 - [email protected] -
Cathedral of San Leone
Via Cavallotti

43.8970266; 12.3422608

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Last update: 14/03/2017
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