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Misticism is not just a word

This place brings you closer to your inner spirituality, to one's best part; too often forgotten... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ruggero P
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Very good

Interesting history. It is a very nice location. Beautiful view from the courtyard. Very much worth... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2018
Lina R
Aarhus, Denmark
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place brings you closer to your inner spirituality, to one's best part; too often forgotten. Too often ignored. To visit is a must; regardless if one's belief

Thank Ruggero P
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Interesting history. It is a very nice location. Beautiful view from the courtyard. Very much worth the visit

Thank Lina R
Reviewed 5 June 2018

We stayed in the sanctuary on top of Casentino mountain for one night, only to find that it was not enough. It provided comfortable lodging and good food for visitors and pilgrims alike. This is the place where St. Francis was said to have received...More

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Reviewed 25 April 2018

We visited the Sanctuary by car. It is very high in the mountains and quite spectacular to visit. After a little walk we reached a place of such peace. I understand why Saint Francis chose this area. The church had many masses during the day....More

1  Thank Patricia G
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

We approached Santuario della Verna on foot, walking through tall forests with moss covered rocks. Glimpses of cliffs were possible through the trees. We continued walking higher and then rounded a corner to be awestruck by the monastery built high above us. We stayed overnight...More

1  Thank Jon B
Reviewed 25 October 2017

We visited the Sanctuary in October and were totally taken aback by the setting, its history and religious importance. But most of all, we were amazed by the fantastic collection of Andrea della Robbia sculptures - their beauty, size, prominence in making the Sanctuary the...More

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Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

It was great to sleep in this very old accommodation while on our "Way of St Francis". We had very comfortable beds in a warm room and a good shower! Our supper with the locals was very special after the Prayer service in memory of...More

1  Thank jennybell2013
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

It's a sacred mountain, where St.Francise built his monastery and founded the franciscan order. It is fantastically beautiful and feels special. Must visit. There is plenty of free parking even in high season. Situated at the altitude of 1,2 km it is much cooler there...More

Thank irina t
Reviewed 25 June 2017

This is a very sacred place where St. Francis spent important time. This is located in the National forest where Francis received the stigmata of Jesus. It's extremely quiet and contemplative and very different from the commercial aspect of Assisi. If you are at all...More

Thank LocalHerotwo
Reviewed 25 June 2017

La Verna is an excellent destination for those who want to experience some of the spirit of St. Francis. Yes, it is touristic, yes, it can be overcrowded at times, but in spite of all that, the place still has enough tranquility and atmosphere to...More

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Michael J. G
26 June 2018|
Response from elizabeth h |
What's the best way to get to Florence from laVerna, leaving in the morning? Bus and train.
30 April 2018|
Response from Salvatore F | Reviewed this property |
Io penso che da Assisi sia possibile arrivare a La Verna con il Bus. Però bisogna chiederlo sul sito del Santuario o su google
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