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We're not terribly religious, but the whole idea of a sanctuary in the mountains captured our imaginations. It was beautiful. A fun and easy drive from the Adriatic coast, and you can hit some other spots in the region as well. The mountains are stunning.
We visited this sanctuary because it was so special to my mother when she was growing up. I had no idea I would be so captivated by one of the most beautiful churches I have ever seen. The old church has the most lovely artwork,...More
It's really something different. Two big churches. A saint fir the young and for Abruzzi. And we have never really knew anything. It feels like a sacred place, it's an interesting story worth seeing on first hand.