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Chiesa parrocchiale di Santa Maria Assunta

Via Caire Albertoletti | al Termine della salita Motta, 28016 Orta San Giulio, Italy
+39 0322 90147
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Excellent church

Access from the town square is by steep steps I found these easy to climb the secret is to stop... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
eric s
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Leicester, United Kingdom
Worth the climb up the slope

The slope / steps look daunting from the bottom - and they can be a little slippery - but its worth... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2018
An_Old_Burian
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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Via Caire Albertoletti | al Termine della salita Motta, 28016 Orta San Giulio, Italy
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Access from the town square is by steep steps I found these easy to climb the secret is to stop halfway and look back at the stunning views of the lake . Once inside the church it is beautiful typical Italian beautiful paintings and stunning...More

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Reviewed 26 June 2018

The slope / steps look daunting from the bottom - and they can be a little slippery - but its worth the climb

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Reviewed 1 August 2017

It's a steep but pretty climb up from the town square (cobbled in centre/shallow steps either side) and you're treated to fine views when turning round outside the entrance. Inside it's very ornate but I felt the church interior on San Giulio island was the...More

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Reviewed 24 June 2017

A lovely little church perched on top of the hill which offers great views of the town. As you climb you move away from the bustle of the own which has to accommodate so many tourists during the day. Well worth a visit

Thank ACL3112
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

Climb the stairs from the center of town to the church that has been in this town for centuries. you have a great view of the town from the front of the church. The steps are narrow and steep but the buildings are worth your...More

1  Thank SheriBobLove2Travel
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Reviewed 30 August 2016

This is one of the most incredible-looking churches I've ever visited, and the stunning interior and fantastic location make it a perfect wedding venue.

1  Thank Mike J
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Reviewed 6 July 2016

This is a nice church at the top of a short steep hill off of the Piazza in Orta San Giulio. This place is so picturesque. When you reach the church, you can turn back and take in the view of the little lane that...More

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Reviewed 24 May 2016

Off the main square of Orta San Guilio are the stairs up to the local church. Every building along the way is worth stopping and looking at as each one is steeped in history, have old frescoes on them and I am sure have a...More

2  Thank LesleyJM2014
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Reviewed 26 April 2016

Santa Maria is in the most wonderful location, you walk up the hill and stop for a breath, turn around and the view takes your breath away and then take the little road to the right and continue up to Sacre Monte.... these two go...More

1  Thank M C
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Reviewed 16 February 2016

Quaint little church at the top of a steep climb. Open with welcome to visitors. Years and years of devotion are evident in this quiet respite

Thank James T
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