Sacro Monte di Varese

Local nameSacro Monte di Varese
LocationVarese, Italy

The Sacro Monte di Varese is one of the nine sacri monti in the Italian regions of Lombardy and Piedmont which were inscribed on the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites in 2003. It has an altitude of 807 metres above sea-level.

The Sacro Monte of Varese is located a few kilometers from the city and nestled in the regional park "Campo dei Fiori" which literally translates to "Field of Flowers". It consists of the Holy Road and the Sanctuary, as well as the small medieval village surrounding the Sanctuary. The Holy Road with its 14 chapels, rise up the mountain to the little village of Santa Maria del Monte and it ends with the Sanctuary dedicated to the Virgin Mary.

Tags PeakUNESCOHeritage
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Address Via del Ceppo, 21100, Italy

Coordinates 45°51'42.237" N 8°47'32.978" E

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