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“interesting but hot!”
Review of The Hermitage

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Owner description: A hike up 63-meter Mt. Alvernia to this small abbey will culminate in a panoramic view of Cat Island.
Level 5 Contributor
74 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“interesting but hot!”
Reviewed 6 August 2014

it's very interesting to walk up and see everything that's there but it was so hot and humid we were dying to get back to the a/c! Take water!!

Visited July 2014
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Boulder, CO
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18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Hire a Bike”
Reviewed 3 August 2014

It was a fun outing with the family. It is a ten minute "hike" up to the church. There are some nice views. Bring water.

Visited June 2014
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Northern Virginia
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20 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Great Hike”
Reviewed 2 July 2014

Great hike to the top to visit the Hermitage. We went up by way of the stations of the cross, incredible to think of the work that went into constructing the stairway. We returned the long way (easier hike down) Great views await once you get to the top. Definitely worth the trip!

Visited June 2014
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Surprise, Arizona
Level 3 Contributor
8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Very Interesting”
Reviewed 2 July 2014

It's just a short hike up the hill to the Hermitage. Hiking shoes/tennis shoes are not necessary, you can make this hike in your flip flops. It is amazing that Father Jerome built this by hand. The entire Hermitage is open so feel free to wander into the building and its rooms - don't forget to sign the guestbook :)

Visited June 2014
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west creek,nj
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12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“beautiful”
Reviewed 1 July 2014

A nice little climb to the top. Not hard to do. Beautiful little place and nice to see the whole island up there

Visited June 2014
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