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Capuchin Friars in Savoca

Reasons to visit the Convent

Visit the Convent of the Capuchin Friars of Savoca, built between 1603 and 1614, to enjoy a peaceful environment, finding yourself and with others, in the spirit of Franciscan fraternity.

Do not miss the crypt underneath the Church of the Convent, which houses mummified bodies dating back to the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, as well as the 17th-century frescoes, and the old refectory.

Opening times

1 November – 31 March:  from Friday to Sunday, 09:30 am – 5:00 pm.
1 April – 31 October:  from Monday to Sunday, 09:30 am – 7:30 pm.
To visit the Convent please contact, at least 24 hours before, the Associazione San Damiano (phone numbers +39.380.6948408 / +39.338.5481223, e-mail info@conventocappuccinisavoca.com).

Services for tourists

Christian or Franciscan spiritual training meetings (prayer and silence)

They are several during the year, with the possibility to participate and to use the church; overnight accommodation and meals available.

Christian or Franciscan spiritual training retirements (prayer and silence)

They are several during the year, with the possibility to participate and to use the church; overnight accommodation and meals available.

Labor on fields and prayer

Upon request, with possibility to use the church; overnight accommodation and meals available.

Summer and winter school camps

Upon request, with possibility to use the church; overnight accommodation and meals available.

Days of Prayer

They are several, with the possibility to participate and to use the church; overnight accommodation and meals available.