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Sanctuary of San Romedio and the Coredo Lakes

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  • Alla scoperta del pittoresco santuario di San Romedio
    Alla scoperta del pittoresco santuario di San Romedio
    Photo: Andrea Gilli
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moderate
Distance 8.1 km
3:16 h
633 m
633 m
879 m
626 m
The weather is unsettled and so we decide to make our Sunday excursion in the Val di Non, on the trail of the picturesque San Romedio pilgrimage church.

The starting point is the car park of the Museum of the Rätische near Sanzeno, where our walk begins. The trail, with a total length of 2.5 km, is suitable for everyone. It passes by a gorge and through the rock, with really impressive views. After only 45 minutes we reach the Sanctuary of San Romedio on a rock. The Sanctuary of San Romedio is certainly one of the most interesting buildings of Christian art of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance in Trentino. San Romedio consists of several churches and chapels connected by a steep staircase consisting of 131 steps. From the balcony of one of the oldest churches you have a view of the abyss of the gorge, while in the Cappella Maggiore the bones of the "saint with the Bär on a leash" are kept. Yes, you heard me right, a bär. The legend makes this pilgrimage church unique. It tells that San Romdio wanted to come to Trento to bid farewell to Bishop Viglio. He told a young man to saddle his horse. The latter, however, came back totally


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