Santuario San Giovanni Paolo II, L'Aquila

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  • An interesting tiny village of no more than a few small stone houses and a few larger homes. The Borgo is placed on a smaller hilltop set within the mountains of Abruzzo, a small church sits in the...  more »
  • Happened by chance, it was truly a heartfelt meeting with this small church and the statue of St. John Paul II in front of it. Immersed in nature, it reconciles with the world for the...
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  • Really an oase of tranquility and inner refreshment at the slopes of the Gran Sasso. Easily accessible, recommended for anyone who needs to "unplug" and get in touch with a...
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  • Surely it's a place that has some magic. It will be the view that is enjoyed from the forecourt behind the Church, it will be many things. The church of St. Peter of the Ienca, otan as a sanctuary of Pope John Paul II, is located in the village of the same name where there is also a small restaurant, a short distance from Assergi and in the municipal territory of L'Aquila. It is known to have been a place of prayer of Pope John Paul II in which a relic is kept and is a destination for pilgrimages. Next to the church, of certain Medieval origin, there is one of the many paths of the CAI. Don't miss it
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  • If you want to take a nice and long walk in nature and then visit a place of peace you can choose the Sanctuary St. John Paul II as a destination. We set off from Assergi and gently climbed up to the shrine at St. Peter of the Ienca along a dirt road without any problems. Along the way you can see the entrance to the cave in Male, well known for speleology enthusiasts and later the little church of San Clemente that retains all the charm of a country place of worship. After about 7km you arrive at St. Peter of the Ienca where, among the few houses, stands out the church dedicated to Pope Wojtyla. The visit of the Sanctuary and the place where it stands conveys a real sense of serenity. The surrounding spaces are clean, well maintained and organized with wooden benches and tables for an outdoor picnic. For the return to Assergi we took the path that runs along the stream below where you will meet other goodies such as the various caves on the rocky ridges or the ruins of the church of Santa Maria della Croce. A nice hike to a magical place. Highly recommended!
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  • Great place for meditation and for those who also want to walk with tables benches and fire points safe and available to those who want to spend a relaxing day
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  • Nice quiet place, to visit. You can grill 🤭
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  • A wonderful place to meditate and listen to only the sounds of nature. The weather seems to have stopped Here. I Understand why the Pope had chosen as a place of meditation and rest
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