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Eremo di S. Caterina del Sasso, Leggiuno

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Eremo di S. Caterina del Sasso, a 14th-century Roman Catholic monastery and Italian national monument, looks out over Lake Maggiore. The monastery includes a main church and two convents, perched on a rocky cliff. You can take an elevator to the site, or trek down a long staircase. For the full experience, take a boat across the lake. Plan to visit Eremo di S. Caterina del Sasso during your Leggiuno vacation using our convenient Leggiuno tour itinerary builder tool.
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  • We took the public ferry from Stresa to this magnificent grotto on Lake Maggiore. Both the ride and the monastery are well worth the trip, particularly on a beautiful day. The Church is filled with... 
    We took the public ferry from Stresa to this magnificent grotto on Lake Maggiore. Both the ride and the monastery are well worth the trip, particularly on a beautiful day. The Church is filled with...  more »
  • Amazingly hanging on a cliff over viewing the lake, full of spirituality and peace. Almost a thousand year old.. to be seen 
    Amazingly hanging on a cliff over viewing the lake, full of spirituality and peace. Almost a thousand year old.. to be seen  more »
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  • We were there on a quiet day, that was nice. It is worth the 5 euro entrance fee. There is a comfortable walking path to the cloister in the rocks. I think it is even more exciting to visit by boat!
  • Very nice views across the lake, well preserved monastery. There is also an escalator for the way back up, is costing an additional euro.

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