Chiesa di San Francesco
Queen Eleonora's Statue
Piazza Eleonora d'Arborea became the city's central square through 19th-century urban reforms. Today it is a quiet spot where you can...
Piazza Eleonora d’Arborea & Around
Piazza Eleonora d’Arborea, Oristano’s elegant outdoor drawing room, sits at the southern end of pedestrianised Corso Umberto I. An...
Lording it over Oristano’s skyline, the onion-domed bell tower of the Duomo is one of the few remaining elements of the original...
The historic centre is full of bars and cafes but this is one of the most popular. With its piazza seating and relaxing music, it’s a...
This is a place with a huge reputation among the locals. Housed in a former 17th-century granary, the brick vaulted dining rooms and...
Chiesa di San Francesco information
Lonely Planet review
This neoclassical church was designed by the Cagliari architect, Gaetano Cima (1805–78). Its famous 14th-century wooden sculpture, the Crocifisso di Nicodemo, is considered one of Sardinia’s most precious carvings. Also take a look at the sacristy’s altarpiece by Pietro Cavaro, from the 16th century.