La Verna - Franciscan Sanctuary, Chiusi della Verna

#3 of 87 in Historic Sites in Province of Arezzo
Religious Site · Tourist Spot
Explore the sanctuary where the 13th-century saint, St. Francis, lived part of his life at La Verna - Franciscan Sanctuary. Tour the museum or enter the church to appreciate the art. Take in the view of the valley from the cliff or hike one of the many paths through the forest. You can attend a religious service and hear the priests pray throughout the complex or go to one of the private cells for meditation. The cell St. Francis used is still preserved. There are two restaurants on site. Plan your La Verna - Franciscan Sanctuary visit and explore what else you can see and do in Chiusi della Verna using our Chiusi della Verna day trip planning tool.
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  • This was my second visit -- stayed in pilgrim's dormitory one night and in reserved room second night. La Verna is St. Francis of Assisi's 1st monastery, built on huge cliff in the middle of the...  more »
  • 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  more »
  • Verna is a merging place of both beauty of the nature and deepness of spirituality. We feel and experience the devotional, loving and fully dedicated spiritual man Assisi 's life here. Just posting a photo of his dress also
  • The perfect place to escape away from life struggle. Quiet & peaceful

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