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The Sacred Mountain of Varallo is a Sacro Monte overlooking the town of Varallo Sesia in Piedmont, northern Italy. It is the oldest Sacro Monte, founded in 1491 by Franciscan friar Bernardino Caimi. It is built on a natural terrace on the rocky slopes of Monte Tre Croci, on the left bank of the Sesia river where it leaves Val Mastallone. It is 600 m above sea level, 150 m above the historic centre of Varallo.Put Sacro Monte at the forefront of your travel plans using our Varallo family vacation planner.
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Eravamo ad Alagna e abbiamo visto questo posto su un depliant. Molto particolare e merita una visita anche se non si è credenti. more »We were to Alagna and we saw this place on a brochure. Very unique and worth a visit even if you are not believers.View original
Decisamente sopra le righe, si tratta di ben 40 stazioni che ripercorrono la vita di Dio. Molto ben ambientate e risalenti al 500. Ovviamente sono da restaurare e secondo me dovrebbero far pagare l'in... more »Definitely over the top, this is ben 40 stations which retrace the life of God. Very well acclimatized and dating back to 500. Of course are to be restored and in my opinion they should be charging admission to manuntenzionare. The Church is beautiful and hides a second altar below.View original
Fantastico itinerario che permette di proiettarsi direttamente nel periodo barocco. Con mia moglie e la mia piccola abbiamo percorso il tour tra le cappelle in un sereno pomeriggio che sarà sicurament... more »Epic journey that allows you to look directly into the Baroque period. With my wife and my little girl we've come on tour between the chapels in a sunny afternoon that will surely be unforgettable family memories. Highly recommended!View original
Maripaz HernandezSacro Monte di Varallo, the oldest and most important sacred mountain in the Alps ... 45 chapels, 800 statues ... The patrimony of Humanity ... I keep saying, "you're lucky".View original
Roberto FeLittle piece of heaven in the middle of the val sesia, where in addition to the artwork, you can admire the beautiful scenery, I was in the evening and I was alone, I've tasted!View original
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