Eremo di Santa Rosalia alla Quisquina, Santo Stefano Quisquina

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  • Myth, faith and history ... The escape of Santa Rosalia on the will of the father. The shelter in these places and the Hermitage, a timeless place!
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  • Born in 1130 in Palermo and Rosalia of Palermo, the beautiful daughter of noble was betrothed to count Baldwin to counter it have saved the life of his father. The girl did not accept the imposition and, initially, she locked herself in the Basilian monastery of the most Holy Savior. But the constant visits by parents and her fiancé made her escape to the possessions of his father in Agrigento, in Santo Stefano Quisquina, precisely where he hid for more than a decade. She returned to Palermo, he lived the last years of the famous Cave of Montepellegrino, where he died. La grotta di Santo Stefano Quisquina quickly became a place of pilgrimage and was built beside a monastery, inhabited until about thirty years ago. The visit to the place is fascinating. From the car park a beautiful Avenue, 5 minutes by foot, leads to the convent. The Church and the cave are open and tours are free. The cooperative "the GREAT OAK" deals, instead of the small souvenir shop on site and will accompany you, for a few dollars, to visit the monastery which remained intact after being occupied by the last Friar who lived here as a hermit. It's a real step back in time that you would never miss. And who knows what Rosalia there face a grace ... is magical.
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  • Having booked a visit with our hotel we had a fascinating but slightly speedy (due to an imminent wedding) tour around the monastery, church & crypt. We learnt loads- who knew that they kept the monks...  more »
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  • Environment of a suggestion only. Visit to all the devotees of the Saint but also for those who simply want to enjoy a moment of relaxation in this peaceful place. Groomed, is not a Charter for land, a sign of civilization even of those who are visiting. You should visit this place to really understand who he was Santa Rosalia. Magnificent cave.
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  • Extraordinary place immersed in the peace of the monti sicani. A place where you can refresh your body and spirit. Run by a pro loco, you can find it also open on Sundays.
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  • Great place to find some quiet time. place of silence and prayer ...
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  • Very impressive place. Worth visiting. Don't forget to enter the cave of Santa Rosalia, exciting.
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  • Deeply spiritual place
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