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Eremo Di Calomini

Strada Provinciale, 39, Vergemoli, Fabbriche di Vergemoli, Italy
+39 0583 767003
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Dramatic cliff-edge hermitage, open sometimes

This hermitage was originally built into the rock face in around 1000AD, since then it was enlarged... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2017
fjane84
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Island of Malta, Malta
How did they do it?

This little church and monastery, partly built into the cliff side, is a little gem which always... read more

Reviewed 6 January 2017
mjen235
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Barga, Italy
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good42%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“rock face” (3 reviews)
“place” (5 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 12:00, 15:00 - 19:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Strada Provinciale, 39, Vergemoli, Fabbriche di Vergemoli, Italy
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Reviewed 25 May 2017

This hermitage was originally built into the rock face in around 1000AD, since then it was enlarged several times. The white painted exterior makes an impressive view from the road down below in the valley. Even if not religious, the historical and scenic value of...More

Thank fjane84
Reviewed 6 January 2017

This little church and monastery, partly built into the cliff side, is a little gem which always leaves me wondering how on earth they did it. The church itself is small and very ornate; a little too much so for me, until I think of...More

1  Thank mjen235
Reviewed 10 October 2016

So peaceful definitely worth a visit. We were taken for a lunch at the nearby restaurant by friends and then visited the Hermitage, it is built into the rock face and can be seen from a distance. It is fascinating to think how all those...More

Thank savblanc
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

I have visited this restaurant twice in the last month and the antipasti is superb, white wine cold and crisp. On both occasions I had the grilled trout which was fresh and perfectly cooked. The service is efficient and friendly and the restaurant is in...More

Thank Elizabeth L
Reviewed 24 July 2016

We were taken for a very enjoyable lunch at the nearby restaurant by friends and then visited the Hermitage, which we had noticed many times before as it is built into the rock face and can be seen from a distance. It is amazing to...More

Thank PVWright
Reviewed 23 July 2016

The menu at the Eremo has hardly changed over the 12 years we have been visiting. The food is really good for lunch although the menu is limited. The restaurant is run by a husband, wife and daughter who use the profits to support a...More

1  Thank Dag S
Reviewed 8 September 2015 via mobile

This building is breathtaking. The view is amazing. Unbelivable how it could be built. This place is paceful.

Thank József H
Reviewed 18 June 2015

...healthy distance to oneself. When you are on the way from Grotta del Vento to Vergemoli do not forget visit Eremo Di Calomini. You will see the monastery just glued to the huge vertical rock. Sit down with the pensiveness, contemplate the nature vastness vs...More

Thank Grzegorz Ż
Reviewed 7 July 2014

Lovely monastery carved into the mountain. Very peaceful and serene place to spend an hour. There is a grotta "cave" chapel that is simply amazing as well as the main sanctuary. We happened to visit during one of the services and were blessed to hear...More

Thank DanielleMuller
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