Sanctuary of Monte d'Orta

Interesting
The sanctuary dedicated to St Francis of Assisi and set on a wooded hilltop overlooking Orta San Giulio is a renowned place of pilgrimage. It consists of twenty Baroque chapels, decorated with frescoes that serve as a background to groups of lifelike terracotta statues depicting the saint's life. The sanctuary is part of the Sacred Mountains on the Unesco World Heritage list.

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access by tourist train, telephone for pricelist

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