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Eremo delle Carceri

Via Eremo delle Carceri 38, 06081, Assisi, Italy
+39 075 812301
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Yes! you CAN walk on a wooded trail to Eremo

I highly recommend a trip up to Eremo delle Carceri if you're in Assisi and interested in St... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Chicago, Illinois
Tranquil place

A good place to meditate, contemplate, and open your eye of your soul to see and feel the wonder of... read more

Reviewed 14 November 2017
Carrollton, Texas
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The retreat high in the mountains above Assisi where St. Francis frequently stayed to meditate and pray.
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  • Very good13%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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Via Eremo delle Carceri 38, 06081, Assisi, Italy
+39 075 812301
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I highly recommend a trip up to Eremo delle Carceri if you're in Assisi and interested in St Francis' life. It gives you a sense of the early Franciscans eagerness to leave town and be close to nature. And yes! you can walk to Eremo...More

Thank Sanchul
Reviewed 14 November 2017

A good place to meditate, contemplate, and open your eye of your soul to see and feel the wonder of God.

Thank TXtraveller168
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

An hour walking in the woods. to prepare for silence. outside the walls. To find again the real mystic atmosphere of Assisi. out of the temple and away from merchants. to recover the true dimension of love. Unforgettable.

1  Thank luigicorb
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Peaceful. Walk thru the forest was inspirational. Great views a great hike but not for people not used to hiking.

Thank carol a
Reviewed 27 October 2017

This is the site Saint Francis would retreat to for solitude. It is really a magical place and highly recommended.

1  Thank K154IRrobertp
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Not many tourists up here, at least compared to the sites in town. We came in the evening, and ended up wishing we had more time to wander around in the woods. It's beautiful up there. Not hard to see the draw.

Thank astaplet82
Reviewed 21 October 2017

Here you pick up here real Francesco feeling. I actually prefer this to Assisi with the noisy tourist crowds

Thank cojotent
Reviewed 13 October 2017

If you are in Assisi to walk in the footsteps of Saint Francis you must trek up to experience this moving are of peace and solitude.Assisi is a very special place where you can feel the energy and spiritual vibes.

1  Thank lollygal
Reviewed 21 September 2017

We walked the 4kms up the Monte Subasio to Eremo dells Carceri. It was extremely hot but felt like a mini pilgrimage and seemed to give more meaning to the visit. It is the most beautiful place where St Francis and his followers retreated from...More

1  Thank Carol T
Reviewed 10 September 2017

It was the refuge in the mountains of Assisi, of Sant François of Assise, now it's a small monastery for visits, a quit and simple hermit refuge, for relax and meditations; Assisi is in the province of Prerugia, it's a place of pilgrimage.

Thank Manuela L
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18 November 2017|
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Response from fvanhulsen | Reviewed this property |
Opposite the entrance is a parking place. If you go before or around 10:00 in the morning, it won't be to bussy and without busses. May God bless you. Felix van Hulsen.
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12 March 2016|
Response from Stephen B | Reviewed this property |
I don't remember exactly. I think it was about 5 euros per person for a shared cab.