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Santuario della Madonna del Monte

Via dei Monti, Marciana, Elba Island, Italy
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The hike to the sanctuary is not to see the sanctuary but admire the views which are spectacular... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Beautiful Elba

In Marciana Alta was the nearest pharmacy so we also visited the church with beautiful ceiling... read more

Reviewed October 8, 2015
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4 weeks ago
Oct 8, 2015
“Beautiful Elba”
Via dei Monti, Marciana, Elba Island, Italy
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The hike to the sanctuary is not to see the sanctuary but admire the views which are spectacular. It is well signposted from Marciana - signed within the town towards the route then upwards. From the town it's about 45 mins. It could be shorter...More

Thank boaster
Reviewed October 8, 2015

In Marciana Alta was the nearest pharmacy so we also visited the church with beautiful ceiling paintings from around 1650-1700

Thank bill_holland_11
Reviewed July 24, 2015

The walk up to the sanctuary is mostly shaded by trees, which is very nice during the warm summer days. The sanctuary itself is quite nice, but it's the walk there that's the bigger attraction. Outside the church there is a small fountain with water...More

Thank Daccy77
Reviewed July 5, 2014

The views are spectacular on this hike to the Sanctuary. and there are interesting rock formations. The church at the top is lovely.. It is a "hike" as even though there is a "road" as the road is an ancient one and made of irregular...More

2  Thank ArezzoNM
Reviewed October 28, 2013

While the church was not our main goal as we were out for a hike, it was pretty neat to find it and learn that Napoleon himself camped out here during his "stay" on the island. The altar has very pretty frescoe of the Madonna...More

1  Thank Lourdes_Flores
Reviewed June 14, 2013

Quite a climb up a fairly steep "paved" path from Marciana Alta past the 14 Stations of the Cross, but well worth the effort for the lovely well-preserved chapel, views over the surrounding countryside and the wind-carved rocks in various shapes. The chapel is a...More

1  Thank Tunku41
Reviewed September 9, 2012

it has been well maintained and kept to a high standard you feel very much at peace in this location

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