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All the good things you have read about Montecasale are true.

All the good things you have read about Montecasale are true. I was not prepared to be quite so... read more

Reviewed 22 December 2017
Margaret E
A place for meditation

This small convent in the heart of the tuscan mountains is a place for meditation and... read more

Reviewed 27 November 2016
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The monastery dates back to 1192, when the Camaldolese built a small hermitage with a hospital and a hospice for pilgrims along the road that crossed the Alps and the Marche
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Localita' Montecasale, Sansepolcro, Italy
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

All the good things you have read about Montecasale are true. I was not prepared to be quite so touched by this very tiny but special, special place. A remarkable spirit of peace imbues Montecasale, making it an unforgettable highlight of our eight day trip...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Margaret E
Reviewed 27 November 2016

This small convent in the heart of the tuscan mountains is a place for meditation and contemplation.. the silence and the beauty makes you appreciate this world.

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed 23 May 2016

Montecasale is a complete and enchanting surprise. All by itself at the end of a long windy road up the mountains surrounded by natural, unspoiled -- almost seemingly untouched -- environs, the place is almost mystical in its beauty and spirituality.

Date of experience: November 2015
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Reviewed 22 October 2015

Our group of 5 couples were staying in a villa near Monterchi when the owner/host offered to take us on a tour here. All of us felt this is one of the highlights of our 2 weeks in Italy. The beauty and serenity of this...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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Reviewed 1 October 2015

For visitors here the Convento di Montecasale seems to me to be the same as Eremo di Montecasale. I have just visited The Eremo and looked at the photos here and it is the same place. Enjoy it really a fantastic experience.

Date of experience: September 2015
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Reviewed 28 May 2015 via mobile

Second time I visit, now with my 80 year old mother. It is pure peace and simplicity. No charges, no bureacracy, just a place of pilgrimage where Saint Francis slept on this way from and to Assisi on a worn rock bed where some simple...More

Date of experience: May 2015
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Reviewed 21 March 2015

The monastery is charming, but do walk down the paths round about it and, if you are feeling really like a hike, go down into the valley as there is an amazing strange water feature there down the hillside which you can occasionally glimpse from...More

Date of experience: October 2014
Thank cleghorn
Reviewed 3 March 2015

great place, you will love the atmosphere and spiritual allure of the place, recommended if you are looking for one of the places where San Francis stayed.

Date of experience: July 2014
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Reviewed 2 August 2014

You can not visit Tuscany and not see Montecasale. Our group simply knocked on the door and the friar let us in to explore. He knew were from America. I'm not sure they do that often, but we were blessed that he took kindly to...More

Date of experience: May 2014
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