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A fantastic scenic walk, well worth the effort if staying locally

I might sound like a bit of a heathen but for me the abandoned monastery takes second place to the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Keith B
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Incredible View

A lovely spot to stop and refresh yourself before you carry on with your walk of the gods from... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Graeme F
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I might sound like a bit of a heathen but for me the abandoned monastery takes second place to the views from trail. That said if you are staying in Praiano I would still recommend the jaunt up the hill. There are two ways to...More

Thank Keith B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A lovely spot to stop and refresh yourself before you carry on with your walk of the gods from priaiano

Thank Graeme F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place to stop for a picnic while hiking the Path of the God's. Very quaint and the views are stunning. Take a few minutes to walk through the convento di san domenico while you are there.

Thank Joe L
Reviewed 26 July 2018

This was a real surprise on my hike of the path of the Gods from Praiano. Can't believ how old the old Chapel is, and the view from the terrace is breathtaking! At the convent do stop with Dominic and Lili (his little dog) for...More

Thank Michael O
Reviewed 3 June 2018

We climbed the 1000 steps from Praiano and the views all the way up are breath-taking. Ideal if you want to join up with the Path of the gods walks. They hold concerts outside which must be good but none while we were there.

Thank ellis6
Reviewed 16 January 2018

My esteemed spouse and I hiked the one million steps up to the convent today and I am so glad we did. Yes, it's a lot of work, but the beauty and serenity that is there makes every step worth it.We got to spend time...More

2  Thank acandkc
Reviewed 6 November 2017

We walked the Santiero Degli Dei from Praiano to Nocelle and passed this deserted convent on the way. It's a good hike from the town but once there, the views are stunning. The 14th century frescoes and the abandoned cells are worth the hike alone,...More

3  Thank PeterHAberdeen
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Beautiful spot, great views, despite the need to climb 1000 steps to get there. Made us appreciate our pasta at dinner. There is a man with a dog who sells drinks at the top if you're desperate.

1  Thank hw00d1
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Hiking is one of the features of our vacation without it we are not vacationing , going up to this place with its serenity and the view is really beautiful not only mentioning the simplicity of the convent which is nice and great feeling.

2  Thank Jun J
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

We started the climbing of over 1200 steps from Praiano. The "Path of Gods" from Praiano to the church takes about one hour to one hour and a half depending of your speed. Wearing good shoes makes it easier. When you get up you will...More

3  Thank Max T
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