Sanctuary of Monte d'Orta
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.
Address :28016 Orta-San-Giulio
access by tourist train, telephone for pricelist