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.

Useful information

Address:

28016 Orta-San-Giulio

Opening hours

access by tourist train, telephone for pricelist

Nearby tourist attractions

Island of San Giulio Island of San Giulio
Island of San Giulio
Orta-San-Giulio
4:00
Lago d'Orta
Lago d'Orta
Orta-San-Giulio
0:30
Mottarone
Mottarone
Stresa
2:00
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