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All reviews san michele saint michael cave church amazing views padre pio old town hidden gem santuario di taking pictures small museum narrow streets walk downstairs street level well worth the trip sanctuary mass pilgrims
We visited the Sanctuary during a very busy and packed out Sunday mass. We joined a long queue and it took a while to reach the Sanctuary but it was well worth it. It’s a spectacular church hewn out of rock. Interesting gift shop. The...More
We visited this Sanctuary complex as part of a tour group of Irish people. The journey up the mountain to the sanctuary was incredible and awe inspiring. The mountain is 850 metres high and the road zig zags up to the sanctuary. We attended Mass...More
We were astounded by the cave church down below the structure that is above ground. It truly is spectacular to see. I was somewhat disappointed that it is forbidden to take photos or videos inside the cave church, but it's quite remarkable and the library/bookshop...More
Unless you are a pilgrim I wouldn’t bother visiting this place as it is packed out and you cannot get close to see anything. There are continuous services. A lot of worn marble steps to go down with a single 8 person lift to cope...More
Having read so much about this place, I was eager to see it. What a disappointment! Total tourist trap. The highlight were the beautiful worn marble steps leading down. It was so tacky, I’m afraid. (I know I’m a tourist myself but there was no...More
This sanctuary is very beautiful and a great experience to be had. The chrurch itself is inside a cavelike structure and if you go on a Sunday you can witness a mass. It is a very beautiful sanctuary and experience.
Well worth the trip up to this hillside town The church goes down several levels into the rock .Pilgrims flock to this church everyday .there are a lot of steps down which would make it difficult for wheelchairs .Best time to visit is when it...More
The Church and the surrounding area is beautiful. I had not heard of this Church. We were with a tour group and spent half a day in the town. It was one of my favorite stops. It was not very crowded this time of year.