Chiesa di Santa Maria del Sasso, Morcote

#15 of 37 in Sightseeing in Canton of Ticino
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  • Some 400 steps above the charming village of Morcote with its small alleys,ancient houses and waterfront quays stands this beautiful church dating back to the 13th century, rebuilt in 1462 in the Rena...  more »
  • The church sits beautifully on the hill overlooking the lake and Locarno, and provides a great vantage point, as well as a really peaceful piazza and spaces to meditate and reflect. The church interio...  more »
  • We were visiting Morcote by boat from Lugano. We asked how to get to this church, because we could see it high upon the hill. A lady working in a restaurant told us it was up 400 stairs in the directi...  more »
  • Sweet spot. Nice views. A lot of sun. Always 10° warmer here than other areas of Lugano.
  • Beautiful view and very peaceful location. always love to come here.
  • Pretty, historic Italian-style church with separate baptistery. Worth a detour if you're sightseeing around Lugano.
  • just beautiful.
  • Very impressive and unexpected find on the route around the lake...

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