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Music and meditation in movement in the protected nature of Mount Subasio Park: THE 13 And July 14th returns for the second edition “Climbing the Mountain”.

Event between hiking and spirituality proposed by the city of Seated to discover woods, magnificent landscapes, Franciscan memories and ancient abbeys, in the company of expert guides andMicrologus Ensemble.

A group of internationally renowned musicians, among the pioneers of the rediscovery of medieval music, will accompany the journey. with live songs and music inspired by the theme of “creatures.

A theme, that of “creatures” which links Saint Francis and his “Canticle of the Creatures” to German Benedictine mysticism Hildegard of Bingen, lived between 1098-1179, author of “Book of Creatures” But which also refers to the theologian Raymond of Sabunde, who at the end of the 15th century was concerned with the relationship between man and nature, and others Pope Francis that in the encyclical “Laudato yes” underlines the need to take care of the planet.

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Assisi seen from Mount Subasio

From the century-old holm oak forest toAbbey of San Benedetto

The circular route, approximately 7.5 km long, will cross the century-old holm oak forest which surrounds theHermitage of Carceria monumental complex that develops around the cave where Saint Francis retreated to pray. A place strongly imbued with spirituality, in an uncontaminated naturalistic context.

The walk will continue on a 4 km path to theAbbey of San Benedettoanother very suggestive place that dates back to the 10th century, immersed in the woods of the mountain overlooking Assisi.

Here the grand finale will be a general concert inside and outside the walls of the ancient abbey, which can be visited with experts, while the Benedictine nuns of Sant'Anna, who manage the structure, will offer hikers a tasting of their craft beer accompanied by typical products.

Info: Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 July, meeting at 4 p.m. in the parking lot near the Eremo delle Carceri in Assisi and departure at 4:30 p.m. The excursion is free, reservations required: +39 334 1546609,

On the website you will find the complete program of summer events in Assisi, including the excursions promoted by the municipality in the Monte Subasio park.

The interiors of the abbey

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