Santa Caterina del Sasso

Local nameEremo di Santa Caterina del Sasso
LocationLeggiuno, Italy

Hermitage of Santa Caterina del Sasso is a Roman Catholic monastery located in the municipality of Leggiuno, in the Province of Varese and the region of Lombardy, Italy. It is perched on a rocky ridge on the eastern shore of Lake Maggiore.

The monastery can be reached on foot by descending down a long winding stairway or by taking an elevator or by a number of ferry services or boats that dock at the pier.

The construction of the monastery dates from the 14th century, although the more recent frescos are from the 19th century. It consists of three buildings: the southern convent, the convent and the main church. In 1914 it was declared a national monument.

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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Santa_Caterina_del_Sasso

Official Website http://www.santacaterinadelsasso.com/

Phone +39 0332 647172

Coordinates 45°52'38.793" N 8°35'48.417" E

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