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Santuario di Oropa, Oropa

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Church Tourist Spot
Tucked away in the Alps, Santuario di Oropa is a religious sanctuary where you can also stay overnight. Be sure to check out the smaller basilica, which houses the statue of the Madonna of Oropa. The church is an excellent starting point for hiking, skiing, and rock climbing in the mountains. A range of rooms are available, and there's a restaurant on site. Put Santuario di Oropa at the forefront of your travel plans using our Oropa itinerary builder.
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  • Incredibly big, surprising at the foot of the mountain, huge, d another time. Splendid view over the Valley
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  • Because of places so there are very few. History is the ecclesiastical culture blend in this building complex that has a particular atmosphere. Spiritual and pilgrimage destination ... foodie, we recommend that you visit it far and wide including the exhibition of cribs
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  • Hi, we had lunch to Oropa sanctuary with the classic ride, or rather, a must because it's always nice to walk in this beautiful religious site such as the sanctuary of Boca
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  • What a spectacular place, very relaxing and you can really feel that you can reconnect with your soul. The sites are incredible. I can say they are not corrupt because they don't ask money for entrance fees etc. and WC are free and clean and you can donate a little if you want, you're not force to pay when you need to use the WC. Parkings are free too. Restaurants around are not expensive and they have good food worth the money you pay.
  • Such a wonderful surprise. Breathtakingly beautiful.
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  • Impressive site, both for the beauty of the surroundings and the architectural value. We visited it in a cold winter day when not many people were around and it was a rarefied, subtly spiritual experience.
  • Fantastic site in a remarkable setting, many of the chapels are quite damaged compared to other sites in Northern Italy, but still worth a look. I didn't get a chance to go up into the mountain for any hikes but it seemed a popular place to do so. Bus from the towns train station was reliable and efficient.

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