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Santuario di Montevergine

Opens in 3 min: 09:30 - 13:00, 15:00 - 18:00
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25 Apr 2016
“A must”
23 Apr 2016
“peaceful, lovely place”
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Via Santuario | Loc. Montevergine, 83013, Mercogliano, Italy
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Reviewed 25 April 2016

The sanctuary is an important piece of holy history. The black virgin is the symbol of the church that also hosts a famous and interesting "presepio" museum. I suggest to visit the ex-voto exhibition which documents centuries of local religious history. The view from the...More

Thank Geomare71
Reviewed 23 April 2016

went there as a child,with my parents. nice memories of a large ,peaceful place.very meaningful place for my father who was from this area of Italy.

Thank fmanzi
Reviewed 10 February 2016

Beautiful sanctuary with a wonderful "Nativity Scene" collection from around the world and a nice museum. A registered pilgrimage site with the Vatican and historically important. Near the village of Mercogliano which has a tram that can be taken up the mountain or a 20...More

Thank Douglas R
Reviewed 20 September 2015

I visited Montevergine every time my family visited Italy as my parents we married there and it was a very meaningful place for them but this time I was able to bring my children to marvel at it's beauty and it was better than I...More

Thank Cmp67
Reviewed 26 February 2015

I was very excited to visit the land of origin of my family, during these visits, I also met this beautiful monastery. This place, not so far from the city of Avellino, is a place very important and popular for the italian chatolic people, is...More

1  Thank Jaqueline C
Reviewed 20 January 2015

A very restful and peaceful place to visit with a truly beautiful charch reached on an extremely beautiful and curvy little road up the mountainside. The old cathedral and the new cathedral lie side by side and there are many very interesting (and some frankly...More

Thank Forti
Reviewed 24 September 2014

impressive church, interesting museum especially thee nativity tableaux, great views, scary road. It's a place of pilgrimage and devotion rather than a tourist attraction. You need a good vehicle to get any further up the mountain and into the national park.

1  Thank Martin R
Reviewed 30 June 2014

Fantastic views from this skytop monastry. Very important the Black Madonna painting nad remarkable rooms of votive items. Grounds not well kept and poor souvenirs shops.

1  Thank Mywayforholidays
Reviewed 6 June 2014

The church is a beautiful, solemn and very spiritual place to be in. The architecture is magnificent! Outside the church you can stroll in the little piazza which overlooks the city of Avellino. You will be treated to a wonderful vista!

Thank John G
Reviewed 27 April 2014

whilst visiting family in Napoli we decided to visit this breath taking sanctuary. The drive up a long swerving road with the towering chestnut trees alongside the road was a delight. we reached the top of montevergine & the view of Avellino down bellow was...More

Thank Antonio S
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