From 740 on the hills behind Monterosso and Punta Mesco stands the Sanctuary dedicated to Our Lady of Sovere, patron of the diocese of La Spezia The spiritual treasure of this church is made up of a wooden statue dating from the first half of the fourteenth century with Christ dead in his arms, serene in the certainty of the Resurrection of the child. From this Sanctuary, located at 465 meters above sea level, one can enjoy one of the most extensive panoramas of the whole area, ranging from clear days from Corsica to Monviso, to the Maritime Alps.
In the guesthouse of the Sanctuary there is a reception for rest periods of body and spirit: over 100 beds and an excellent restaurant that guarantee a peaceful stay between the peace of the woods that surround it. Possibility of wonderful walks between the various paths.
Within 200 m. church, bus stop, bar / restaurant. Between 1 and 5 km train station, ATM, supermarket, pharmacy, inhabited area. Between 5 and 10 km hospital.
Profile of the guest
Single Male, Single Female, Priest, Nun, Male student, Female student, Couple, Family, Family with children, Parish youth group, Parish group, School group, Pilgrims, Scout, Wayfarers Via Francigena
Reason for stay
Pilgrimages, Spiritual retreats, Prayer meetings, Spiritual exercises, Scout fields, Holidays / Tourism, Week end, Business trips, Via Francigena
When to go
March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October
Type of structure
Sanctuary, House of hospitality
Hospitality managed directly by religious
Bed and breakfast, Half board, Full board
Single, Doubles, Triple / Multiple, Shared rooms, Ground space indoors for sleeping bags, Outdoor space for tents
Church, Disabled accessibility, Garden, Outdoor space for activities, Library, Meeting room, TV room, Payment by debit card, Payment by credit cards, Car parking, Coach parking, Cellular network coverage, Wi-Fi
Towels sheets, Bathroom in the room, Shared bathroom, Courtesy cleaning set, Heating