Hermitage of Saint Venantius
Gole di San Venanzio, Strada Statale 5, 67027 Raiano AQ, Italy
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The Hermitage of San Venanzio is the site the ancient hermitage of Saint Venantius of Camerino, located above a stream in a remote ravine within a few kilometers north of Raiano, Province of L'Aquila in the Abruzzo, Italy. One of the ancient pilgrimage sites in this area which was also a important site till today.
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