PILGRIMAGE TO ABRUZZO: RELIGIOUS ITINERARIES TO DISCOVER THE
PLACES OF THE FAITH, HERMITAGES, CHURCHES, RELIGIOUS WAYS.
Tours dedicated to spirituality in Abruzzo are guided tours dedicated to those who want to
know the places where saints of Abruzzo lived, but above all prayed and dedicated their
lives to God. You will visit hermitages and churches that constitute a unique religious artistic
heritage, but also a journey of faith.
THE GREAT CHARACTERS OF THE HISTORY OF THE CHURCH
We will tell you about the life and works of the characters of the Church history, who with their works and their choices have left an indelible and significant mark:
CELESTINE V THE POPE OF THE GREAT REFUSAL Badia celestiniana-Sulmona
The life of Celestino V, the Pope of the Great Rejection, declined in places where he lived and created places of prayer. A day in the Valle Peligna walking through Sulmona and visiting one of the most beautiful abbey in Abruzzo.
"THE SANDAL OF THE PILGRIM" MAJELLA HERMITAGES AND SPIRITUALITY IN ABRUZZO
A journey to discover the places of faith in the Majella National Park. The "pilgrimage of the hermitages" is a tour dedicated to those who want to visit the places that inspired the life
and prayer of saints and the eremitical life:
MAJELLA AND SPIRITUALITY THE HERMITAGE OF SANTO SPIRITO Roccamorice
In the Majella National Park you will visit the Hermitage of Santo Spirito, lying on the side of the mountain, a place of prayer that was a monastery of the Congregation of the Celestines. When art and nature create something unique.
SAN LIBERATORE IN MAJELLA Serramonacesca
Immersed in the nature of the Majella National Park is the Abbey of San Liberatore a Maiella, located in the municipality of Serramonacesca in the province of Pescara, is one of the oldest monasteries of Abruzzo. The church is dedicated to San Liberatore and is a national monument since 1902.
SANCTUARIES OF ABRUZZO AND MIRACULOUS EVENTS
Tours dedicated to those who want to know the places where miraculous events happened and the churches that preserve the relics of inestimable value that belonged to saints and popes:
THE "VOLTO SANTO" OF MANOPPELLO Manoppello
According to the legend, the relic kept inside the Basilica of the Holy Face is the veil of Veronica. A destination of pilgrimage for centuries, such as the Turin Holy Shroud, is one of the most beloved and loved relics in Abruzzo.
THE APOSTLE TOMMASO Ortona
The Cathedral Basilica is dedicated to St. Thomas the Apostle and was built where there was an ancient Roman temple. Since 1258 he has kept the Bones of St. Thomas the Apostle brought to Ortona by the Ortonese navar Lion who reported not only the body of the Apostle, but also the tombstone, from the Greek island of Chios.Ortona and its Cathedral became and are thus the lure for pilgrims.
SAN NUNZIO SULPRIZIO Pescosansonesco
The life of a young orphan who died when he was only 19 years old. An incurable patient died as a result of the illness. It is an example of virtue and humility. One morning in the Causauriense area in the province of Pescara, we will visit the sanctuary dedicated to him in Pescosansonesco.
THE EUCHARISTIC MIRACLE OF LANCIANO Lanciano
In the ancient town of Lanciano came what was later called "The Eucharistic Miracle": during the celebration of Mass, at the time of consecration the wine and the host were transformed into
blood and flesh. It was the VIII century. The Church of San Francesco preserves the famous relics that were also the object of study in the modern era, which had amazing
SAN CAMILLO DE LELLIS SANCTUARY Bucchianico
In Bucchianico, a small town not far from Chieti,there is the sanctuary of San
Camillo de Lellis. Together with the Volto Santo it is one of the most visited
places by pilgrims. The church preserves the relics of the saint, patron of the
sick, nurses and hospitals.
LIKE SAN FRANCESCO THE BEAUTY OF CREATION
Tours dedicated to those who want to discover the saints and sanctuaries of Abruzzo immersed in nature. We will visit some of the most beautiful hermitages, immersed in natural settings
of unique beauty:
HERMITAGE OF SAN VENANZIO Raiano
The hermitage is located near the Velino Sirente Regional Reserve. A place
that by its beauty immediately captures the visitor and who, for those who
believe, invites to prayer. The saint was martyred by cutting off his head.
The building is placed like a bridge above the river, set in one of the most
beautiful gorges in the area.
SAN GIOVANNI IN VENERE Fossacesia
San Giovanni in Venere was built on a temple dedicated to the Venus
Conciliatrice, built in the first century BC. The first information regarding
the church dates back to 829. Later the abbey and the Benedictine monastery
arose around the year one thousand. The building is placed on the sea
surrounded by a green area and the lookout from which you can admire the
Costa dei Trabocchi.
THE CHURCHES AND ABBEYS MORE 'BEAUTIFUL ABRUZZO
The art in the history of the Church, for those
who want to visit the most beautiful churches and abbeys in Abruzzo:
SAN CLEMENTE A CASAURIA Castiglione a Casauria
The abbey of San Clemente a Casauria is one of the most beautiful abbeys
of Abruzzo: of ancient origins preserves within it artistic artifacts of
priceless value and beauty: the candlestick, the urn, the altar. Arrived to us
thanks also to the scholar Pier Luigi Calore and Gabriele D'Annunzio, it
represents the history of the monastic order in Abruzzo, source of faith and
culture for the whole territory.
CATHEDRAL OF SAN PELINO Corfinio
Located in what was the first capital of Italy, CORFINIUM, the church of San Pelino is the cathedral of Corfinio belonging to the diocese of Sulmona-Valva. The complex consists of the church of San Pelino and the oratory of Sant'Alessandro, martyr at the time of Emperor Luciano the Apostate. A visit to the heart of the Peligna Valley.