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Reviewed January 16, 2019

A historical an religious site to contemplate and feel the energy. The most importante religious site in Calabria considering San Francesco's (Paola, March, 27 of 1416 — April 2nd 1507) history and his dedication to poor people and way of life including the foudation of...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

It takes every stakeholder back to the past while following the ancien path and caves where St. Francis lived his holy life.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 30, 2017

it's a breath of air, in the hot summer, all green, also some waterfall and a little river. The spectacular view from the top and the mix between new and old makes this place more interesting. The new church has an interesting architectural style.San Francesco...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Cristina M
Reviewed June 5, 2017

Even if you are not religious, please visit this beautiful, ancient sanctuary rich in art, paintings, history and a view of the sea that is breathtaking!

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed October 28, 2016

Easily accessible from SS18. Good place to visit if you want a break from the sun. Can be viewed in 1-2 hours. Main parts are easily accessible. A local saint and can be busy at peak periods.

Date of experience: October 2016
4  Thank John A
Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

Very old and beautiful place to make with yourself..nice place nice people..nice views.. A very beautiful road..go with pleasure😉

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed March 3, 2016

Very relaxing place, loved the waterfall, cave, mix of new and old. Rose garden. Very meditative experience

Date of experience: May 2015
1  Thank Clefai
Reviewed September 28, 2015

Ancient and modern together and both so attractive. make sure you see the modern part which has a very special feel about it.

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank Derek M
Reviewed July 14, 2015

the most cool thing to me was the bomb from World War II that fell in the church and didn't explode.

Date of experience: January 2015
1  Thank Jessé S
Reviewed May 20, 2014

Spent a relaxing couple of hours here, mass was being conducted which was wonderful. Not too many tourists around so could wander around @ your leisure. Loved to see St Francis shoes & clothes which are in a shrine. Take something to eat especially around...More

Date of experience: May 2014
3  Thank KazaPerthWA
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