Church of the Madonna di Coccia (Campo di Giove)

Itinerary for families No. 21

On foot         Great Interest: Religion 
  • Departure: Campo di Giove
  • Arrival: Madonna di Coccia
  • Duration: 1 hour/s
  • Difficulty Level: E - Hiking (level)
  • Length: 3.500 km
  • Difference in height: Uphill 360m
  • Recommended Period: from April to November

The Madonna di Coccia is a country church built on an old mule track intensely used by shepherds and pilgrims. In addition to a lack of historical facts, there are no legends connected to this place which may have been home to a group of monks. The church was restored in 1748 by the Vella family, as the inscription on an architrave attests.

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