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Not suitable for those who have a problem with heights. Also safety railings non-existent.
interesting history of the Pope who was in office for such a short period of time. Good view of the old Benedictine monastery down below.
The ‘eremo’ is well signed from the main road near Sulmona so we got to the small car park easily. From there it is a stiff uphill climb on a rather stony track with quite high steps in places and also some steep unguarded drops....More
We were dropped by our hotel owner at the car park at which the main climb for the Hermitage commences. It was a steep but fairly safe climb; it was certainly not accessible to the handicapped.
On arrival at the Hermitage you go through a...More
Silence, peace, a simple church on a simple cave where all you can do is breathe and feel the astonishing sense of peace. The climb to the sanctuary is not very hard, and after a little sweat you are well rewarded by the magic atmosphere...More
Opened once again in 2014 after sustaining damage during the 2009 Earthquake in L'Aquila, this hermitage, seemingly attached to the side of Morrone Mountain, is a must see. This is really a 13th century monastic complex built into a series of mountain grottoes; Besides the...More