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The Hermitage of the Maddalena in Monterosso al Mare

The hermitage of Santa Maria Maddalena stands isolated on the hill of Gritta at a distance of about 3.5 km from the town of Monterosso al Mare.

It consists of two buildings: the church to the north and the monastery to the south, two wings connected by an internal cloister. The original cells are now transformed into living rooms.

The house is placed on 3 levels: the entrance is on the cloister floor, used as a summer lounge-dining room, overlooked by a hallway-entrance, the kitchen, the TV room with fireplace, two bedrooms with bathroom, a study and a panoramic sun terrace with a view of incredible beauty on the surrounding hills. A staircase leads to the lower garden floor once used as a cellar, where in addition to two bedrooms with bathroom and the laundry room, there is a spacious living area and dining room that overlook the garden and the panorama of the Five lands. On the upper floor there are 2 double rooms with a bathroom with shower and a large hallway.

The property has 12 + 2 beds. There church has a simple rectangular single-chamber system ending with an apse, the façade has been rebuilt in the 1800.


The complex, already named after S. Lorenzo del Terriccio, was the seat of a community of Benedictine monks, dependent on the monastery of St. Jerome of Cervara presso Portofino, whose first mention dates back to the 1244.

in 1327 the monastery, abandoned and threatening ruin, was entrusted by the community of Monterosso to Fra Bartolomeo from Vicenza, and subsequently in the 1478, Sixtus IV sanctions the meeting of the Hermitage to the Benedictine congregation of S. Giustina in Padua of the Cervara monastery and is linked to it until the end of its extinction, which took place in the XNUMXth century.

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Charming holiday home in the Cinque Terre

The Hermitage of the Maddalena is the ideal solution for travelers looking for a refined and elegant accommodation for stays in Monterosso al Mare presso the Cinque Terre. Are available five rooms furnished with all comforts with sea-view and on the beautiful surrounding hills.

Location weddings and events in the Cinque Terre

If you are looking unique and exclusive location for your marriage to the Cinque Terre, the Hermitage of the Maddalena is a refined and elegant historical residence in Monterosso al Mare.

Wedding prices: € 8.500 + VAT

Swimming pool
Pets allowed
Park or garden
Bedrooms: 5
Beds: 12
Events Salons: 1
Set In Outdoors: No
Set In Interior: No
Set In Garden: No
Vehicles accessibility for Events: No