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“Eremo delle Carceri / Assise”

Eremo delle Carceri
Ranked #6 of 116 things to do in Assisi
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Owner description: The retreat high in the mountains above Assisi where St. Francis frequently stayed to meditate and pray.
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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"mount subasio"
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"st francis"
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"paved road"
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"an excellent restaurant"
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"hiking trail"
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"interesting place to visit"
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"beautiful retreat"
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"taxi ride"
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"magical place"
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"nice walk"
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"bring water"
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"peaceful experience"
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"enjoy the peace"
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"walk up"
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"no photography"
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"very special place"
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

Solitude and silence and the sacred radiation of the holy men with Saint Francis may bless everyone who comes here to pray.

Thank fvanhulsen
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Reviewed 26 August 2017

We decided to walk the path up to the hermitage on a hot July day. At 55 years old and not in the fittest form, at times we wondered why. As we got closer, we were very happy we did. Just to walk the same walk St Francis walked so many times to his favorite place to pray was an amazing experience. This is my absolute favorite place. It is so beautiful and peaceful and I definitely felt the spirit of St Francis with me as I hiked and prayed. The cave St Francis prayed in is now inside. Sit down and say a prayer and bring your self to a different time. There are many places along the path to just sit and reflect. When things get hectic here at home, I try to put myself back there in my thoughts.

4  Thank DonnaS123
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Reviewed 10 August 2017

A beautiful retreat from the same business which probably urged Saint Francis to come up here. It is a bit of a hike, but all on good road; bring water. No photography once inside...absolutely wonderful

1  Thank RMCat915
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Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

We were recommended to come here. What a find. It was very quiet when we came and the monks made us so welcome. What a tranquil and calm place. Beautiful views. Astounding history. We then recommended it to all our guests when they came for our wedding

1  Thank Emily C
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