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Tuscany: Sanctuary of La Verna Day Tour Private Tour
489 USD
Embark on a serene journey to the breathtaking Sanctuary of La Verna, nestled in the heart of Italy. This unforgettable experience begins with a comfortable private transfer, ensuring a relaxing ride to this historic convent. As you wander through the tranquil grounds, discover the profound connection it shares with the revered St. Francis of Assisi. Next, delve into the world of art and history at the Birthplace Museum of Michelangelo Buonarroti, a celebration of the life and works of this Renaissance mastermind. Allow yourself to be immersed in the grandeur of these iconic landmarks, and let the rich history of Italy come alive.
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Embark on a captivating full-day excursion to the breathtaking Sanctuary of La Verna, nestled in the picturesque commune of Chiusi della Verna, in the heart of Tuscany. This sacred site holds immense significance, as it's where St. Francis of Assisi reportedly received the stigmata in 1224. As you set out on your journey, enjoy the convenience of round-trip transportation from your starting point. After a scenic 2-hour drive, arrive at the sanctuary, where you'll have four hours to explore the stunning surroundings. Take in the breathtaking views from the top of Mount Penna, and visit the local convent to delve deeper into the site's significance as a place of pilgrimage. After lunch, board the bus once again for a fascinating visit to the Birthplace Museum of Michelangelo Buonarroti, situated in the charming castle of Caprese Michelangelo. This magnificent complex comprises three impressive buildings – the Palazzo del Podestà, Palazzo Clusini, and the Corte Alta – as well as a beautiful garden that's a treat for the senses.