HERMITAGE OF MONTE RUA

HERMITAGE OF MONTE RUA

The Camaldolese Hermitage of Monte Rua,beautifully located at an altitude of about 400 meters above sea level, in the municipality of Torreglia in the Euganean Hills, it was started in 1339.
Its foundation is due to two hermits belonging to the S. Mattia di Murano community, who in 1339 obtained permission from the Padua Bishop to build the church in memory of the Madonna.
Even today the Camaldolesian inhabit the hermitage in seclusion.
Places of Faith
HERMITAGE OF MONTE RUA
Torreglia   (PD)  
Tel: 049 5211041


Remarks: 
the Hermitage can not be visited, except participation at morning Mass and the Sunday Mass; extraordinary opening hours are planned in the jubilee years .