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La Verna (Santuario Francescano)

Via Santuario della 45, 52010, Chiusi della Verna, Italy
+39 0575 5341
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Breathtaking experience.

We visited the Sanctuary by car. It is very high in the mountains and quite spectacular to visit... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Patricia G
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Inverness, Scotland, United Kingdom
A most special place

We approached Santuario della Verna on foot, walking through tall forests with moss covered rocks... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2018
Jon B
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Sydney, Australia
via mobile
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“st francis” (9 reviews)
“la verna” (15 reviews)
“sacred place” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Via Santuario della 45, 52010, Chiusi della Verna, Italy
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+39 0575 5341
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited the Sanctuary by car. It is very high in the mountains and quite spectacular to visit. After a little walk we reached a place of such peace. I understand why Saint Francis chose this area. The church had many masses during the day....More

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Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

We approached Santuario della Verna on foot, walking through tall forests with moss covered rocks. Glimpses of cliffs were possible through the trees. We continued walking higher and then rounded a corner to be awestruck by the monastery built high above us. We stayed overnight...More

1  Thank Jon B
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Reviewed 25 October 2017

We visited the Sanctuary in October and were totally taken aback by the setting, its history and religious importance. But most of all, we were amazed by the fantastic collection of Andrea della Robbia sculptures - their beauty, size, prominence in making the Sanctuary the...More

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Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

It was great to sleep in this very old accommodation while on our "Way of St Francis". We had very comfortable beds in a warm room and a good shower! Our supper with the locals was very special after the Prayer service in memory of...More

1  Thank jennybell2013
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Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

It's a sacred mountain, where St.Francise built his monastery and founded the franciscan order. It is fantastically beautiful and feels special. Must visit. There is plenty of free parking even in high season. Situated at the altitude of 1,2 km it is much cooler there...More

Thank irina t
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Reviewed 26 June 2017

This is a very sacred place where St. Francis spent important time. This is located in the National forest where Francis received the stigmata of Jesus. It's extremely quiet and contemplative and very different from the commercial aspect of Assisi. If you are at all...More

Thank LocalHerotwo
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Reviewed 25 June 2017

La Verna is an excellent destination for those who want to experience some of the spirit of St. Francis. Yes, it is touristic, yes, it can be overcrowded at times, but in spite of all that, the place still has enough tranquility and atmosphere to...More

Thank M6ttl
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Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

Peaceful and nature. The place of St Francis of Assisi. Spectacular if its snowing. There's a good restaurant for lunch time

Thank Gerald X
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Reviewed 17 May 2017

I have been going to La Verna for many years; it is a singularly overwhelming experience--both for the artwork and for the sheer spiritual nature of the place. Not to be missed.

Thank egbs
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Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

It's an amazing place. If you like saint francis of assisi then you must not miss this site. See the robe francis wore when he received the stigmata. Pray on the spot that francis received the stigmata. The grounds are beautiful. There's a restaurant and...More

1  Thank sharonhick
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kkoprow
30 April 2018|
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Response from Salvatore F | Reviewed this property |
Io penso che da Assisi sia possibile arrivare a La Verna con il Bus. Però bisogna chiederlo sul sito del Santuario o su google
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jbm509
1 July 2017|
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Response from LocalHerotwo | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure, but would imagine that this is possible. You could probably go to their website and find out. It's really worth the effort to go here.
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