Holy Valley: The Sanctuary of Santa Maria della Foresta
The place where the walks of St Francis and St Benedict meet
The Sanctuary of Santa Maria della Foresta is where the walks of St. Francis and St. Benedict meet. It is a beautiful place 480 meters above sea level where St. Francis performed the miracle of the grapes.
Here is a vegetable plot kept like a wonderful garden by the people of MONDO X community, producing also some excellent Sagrantino wine. Pilgrims can find here hospitality, don’t miss a visit during your trekking through the Holy Valley.