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La Verna (Santuario Francescano)

Via Santuario della 45, 52010, Chiusi della Verna, Italy
+39 0575 5341
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We visited the Sanctuary in October and were totally taken aback by the setting, its history and... read more

Reviewed October 24, 2017
Santa Fe, NM
Sleepover on our "Way of St Francis"

It was great to sleep in this very old accommodation while on our "Way of St Francis". We had very... read more

Reviewed October 11, 2017
Ballina, Australia
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Via Santuario della 45, 52010, Chiusi della Verna, Italy
+39 0575 5341
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Reviewed October 24, 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 October 11, 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
Reviewed June 26, 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
Reviewed June 25, 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
Reviewed June 25, 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
Reviewed June 23, 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
Reviewed May 16, 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
Reviewed December 16, 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
Reviewed October 5, 2016 via mobile

A must see in this area. Slightly hairy ascent in the car; beware coaches descending round the hairpin bends! Well worth the drive. An incredible, peaceful and spiritual site. Beautiful basilica with amazing ancient wall ceramics; the corridor fresco stories are fascinating and very impressive....More

1  Thank Sue R
Reviewed August 31, 2016 via mobile

First of all if you visit La Verna watch out for the cost of the parking. It is very expensive. Besides this detail the place is really beautiful. If you are there by 3pm there is the sacred ceremony. It was also hold in the...More

5  Thank RaluMi73
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June 30, 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.