Santuario Madonna dei Rimedi

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Tourist information and welcome office
Corso Cavour 5 - 06012 Città di Castello
The present shrine of Madonna dei Rimedi was the ancient suburban parish located about 2 km south of the old town of Pietralunga.
It was erected between VII - VIII century, at the same time at which it was built the urban parish church of Santa Maria. The present shrine became the center of intense Marian devotion to the miraculous apparitions of Our Lady to some girls and the nuns of the Benedictine monastery of Santa Maria del Ponte (or Soraccia). In the XVII century, it was enlarged and embellished and it assumed the present architectural features. This shrine is  situated on an important medieval route linking the Adriatic coast to the Tyrrhenian.  According to tradition, this church hosted San Francesco several times during his frequent pilgrimages on Mount Verna in Arezzo.