A Benedictine monastery, Venerable Hermitage of the Holy Cross, is a Roman Catholic hermitage in Serra Sant'Abbondio in the Marche region of Italy. It was once also the name of an order of hermits based at this hermitage. in the very heart of the Catria mountains. Built in the X th century, it embraces visitors and pilgrims from all over the world with its spiritual energy. Silence accompanies your experience here where you will also find a superb library with over 30.000 precious volumes.