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Taormina, Italy

Santuario Madonna della Rocca

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Today: 9:30am-12:30pm, 4:00pm-7:30pm
This Week
Sunday:9:30am-12:30pm, 4:00pm-7:30pm
Monday:9:30am-12:30pm, 4:00pm-7:30pm
Tuesday:9:30am-12:30pm, 4:00pm-7:30pm
Wednesday:9:30am-12:30pm, 4:00pm-7:30pm
Thursday:9:30am-12:30pm, 4:00pm-7:30pm
Friday:9:30am-12:30pm, 4:00pm-7:30pm
Saturday:9:30am-12:30pm, 4:00pm-7:30pm
Cost: Free

See a Place of Miracles

The Sanctuary of Our Lady of the Rock is built into the side of a steep mountain in the town of Taormina, using a natural cave system in the side of the mountain. In these caves, visions of the Virgin Mary were said to have appeared to a shepherd. The cave currently contains writings on the rock walls left there by a holy hermit who stayed in the cave for a time. While you are there, you should also visit the ruins of Castle Taormina at the top of the mountain.

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*While you're here, also take a look at Castello Saraceno (Taormina Castle) which towers above the Madonna della Rocca. It is unknown exactly how old this castle actually is; however, many speculate that it dates back to the time when Taormina was an ancient Greek town. You cannot visit the castle but it is certainly worth taking note of.

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