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Eremo di S. Caterina del Sasso, Leggiuno

Categories: Sacred & Religious Sites, Tourist Spots
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4.7/5 based on 700+ reviews on the web
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. Put Eremo di S. Caterina del Sasso and other Leggiuno attractions into our Leggiuno vacation generator, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Religious site overlooking the lake where you can see the coast of the Lake Maggiore and the Borromean islands. I went there by car but can also be reached by ferry from Stresa or from Arona. Very interesting.
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  • Beautiful monastery to visit overlooking Lake maggiore. Small, charming, breathtaking. Opportunity cost 1/fall-down elevator euros per person.
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  • This is best seen as part of Lake Tour via boat. It is utterly amazing the way this monastery just seems to be an integral part of the cliff itself. It was founded in the 12th century and along with B...  read more »
  • Monastery clinging to the cliff face, fantastic. Women please note it's a holy place so they expect no shorts and sleeves. Same as all the church's in Italy.
  • Amazing place over the lake. possible to arrive by car or by ferries. Do not miss the sunset!
  • A magical place, charming, panoramic, historic, picturesque and is a must for all tourists and not only. Fantastic. Who loses, loses much.
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  • A magical place, beautiful view, very nice Church where you can hear the mass. A stone staircase does enjoy interesting views.
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  • Already is nice. And when the day is like today. Becomes great. The staircase is made calmly to enjoy the incredible scenery. Must be nice to even get to the Lake.
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