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Hermitage of S. Onofrio al Morrone and sanctuary of Ercole Curino (Sulmona)

Itinerary for families No. 14

On foot         Great Interest: Panorama Great Interest: Religion 
  • Departure: Piazzale Belvedere
  • Arrival: S. Onofrio
  • Duration: about 20 minutes
  • Difficulty Level: T - Tourist (level)
  • Length: 0.600 km
  • Difference in height: Uphill 110m - Downhill 110m
  • Recommended Period: from January to December

From Sulmona you will reach the hamlet of Badia and then the viewpoint on the slopes of Morrone, where a rest area and picnic area are situated. From the viewpoint overlooking the Peligna valley, you can choose to climb to the hermitage of S. Onofrio, or go down to the archaeological site of the Sanctuary of Ercole Curino. The trail for the hermitage, facing south and a little shaded, clambers up along the rocky cliffs zigzagging on steps carved into the rock.


S. Onofrio al Morrone Hermitage
S. Onofrio al Morrone Hermitage
 
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