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.
access by tourist train, telephone for pricelist