July 5, 2016: Italy, Trentino Alto Adige, Rovereto . Eremo di San Colombano is reached by walking a short path and a staircase of 102 steps, dug directly into the rock. The hermitage is built on an overhang of about 120 meters. Protected from the elements by a natural rock roof it seems to have been inhabited since 753. The date of construction of the church and the hermitage annex dates back to the 10th century [ + ] [ - ]

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