THE SACRA DI SAN MICHELE, A STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN by Laura

Among the many things to see in Piedmont and around Turin, there’s a place nearby where it seems like you are looking out onto heaven. You have to climb, continue going up, and pursue a tortuous path…a path for the body, mind and spirit. This special place is the Sacra di San Michele, an ancient Benedictine abbey built at the end of the 9th century A.C. on top of Mount Pirchiriano, at an altitude of 962 meters above sea level and, today, a symbol of Piedmont.

 

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