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A beautiful surprise

My wife and I backpacked throughout Northern Italy for a couple weeks. We took a train from Turino... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2018
Gary M
Peoria, Arizona
Amazing little church in Monterosso, Italy and the

This little church : Santuario Nostra Sigora di Soviore (Holy Mary of Soviore) is on top of a hill... read more

Reviewed 6 March 2018
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Reviewed 21 June 2018

My wife and I backpacked throughout Northern Italy for a couple weeks. We took a train from Turino to Monterosso, grabbed a quick lunch and then ascended the 450 m mountain. The view from the top is beautiful and well worth the brutal hike. The...More

Thank Gary M
Reviewed 6 March 2018

This little church : Santuario Nostra Sigora di Soviore (Holy Mary of Soviore) is on top of a hill above the village Monterosso. This church build around 740 and was serve as a stop over for pilgrims on their journey to Rome to rest and...More

Thank magdaleen1232014
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We spent two nights at the sanctuary so we could hike the Cinque Terra trails. The trail descent is steep. I would use the road or take the bus on a rainy day. The rooms are basic but each has its own bathroom. They are...More

Thank claude_monnier
Reviewed 24 September 2017

Quite demanding climb - 450 m elevation gain in just 3 km. Amazing views, away from crowds. Nice church, I recommend the road for going down.

Thank Pepazdepa
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Problem with 'vacations,' in partularly 'guided trips' is you really don't get to just sit and smell the Roses. This is one of those Roses!

Thank Fred E
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Most of the people has to trek for 2 hours from the bottom of Monterosso Al Mare. We have the privilege to stay 2 minutes walking distance from B&B I Lecci di Soviore. What a treat! Inside the church you can find a lot of...More

Thank 743kcnguyen72
Reviewed 15 June 2017

The five star rating is for the view. We climbed up from Montorosso. That is a pretty good climb, but lovely. Almost all of the hike is in shade.

Thank Oran A
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Nice Sanctuary, a shrine place, the church is small and very pretty; she is on a height near the sea in Monterosso; a nice place for a walk.

Thank Manuela L
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Over 2 Hours up hill almost all steps. Very challenging but very rewarding! Gorgeous views and a beautiful historic Montessori. Walk downhill towards Vernassi twice as difficult!

Thank Dsobon
Reviewed 17 July 2016

It;s a steep walk up the path to reach this grand old church. There is also a bus if you are so included - we did take the bus up and then walked the path back to town. The resturant is also not bad and...More

Thank Phillip M
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