Saint Nicola Convent in Minori
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A light trek north-east of Minori can be nice way to have a look over the town from a different perspective. The landascpe will surely appear different from up here, as the lemon orchards, the olive groves and the huge amount of red flowers scattered around Minori's fields, are appreciated best from up here. Furthermore, although Minori is locally known as the Coast's Eden, with a gentle breeze that never makes it get too hot, a nice stroll on the hill can be a way to enjoy some more fresh air on a summer late afternoon. Like everywhere else on the Coast, the view is simply magnificent, that is probably why some monks decided to build their Convent on these hills. They would have lived a secluded life yet enjoying some of the most beautiful sights in the world.
Although there is not a exact construction date, the Church most probably dates back to the end of the XI century or the beginning of the XII. >What is certain is that in 1158 St. Nicola's Church in Forcella is mentioned in some Benedictine documents.