Casa di Santa Caterina

TripExpert Score based on reviews in 4 publications
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4 expert recommendations



Caterina Benincasa was born here in 1347, and although she took the veil of the Dominican Tertiary order at age eight, she remained here, devoting her life to the sick and poor. Full review →


Frommer's 35

The house where she was born was converted into a sanctuary in 1466, and it remains a peaceful, reflective spot. Full review →


Lonely Planet

An air of serenity pervades this pilgrimage site which is the former home of the eponymous saint, her parents and 24 siblings (locals joke her mother must have been a saint, too). Full review →


Michelin Guide Tick 0 Stars

The birthplace of Catherine was converted into a sanctuary in 1465 and is now a group of superimposed chapels Full review →

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