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Religious Monuments

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The area around Stresa is filled with important religious monuments and wonderful churches. Five of the nine UNESCO World Heritage Sacri Monti (Sacred Mounts) of Piedmont and Lombardy are within easy reach of Stresa, as well as Santa Caterina Hermitage and the Sanctuary at Re. We have also listed five local churches of interest. Gardens Gardens

Sacro Monte Orta

Orta Sacro Monte (Sacred Mount) is one of nine in Piedmont and Lombardy and is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Its 20 chapels depict the life of St. Francis. Accessible by public transport Accessible by public transport

Varallo Sacro Monte is one of nine in Piedmont and Lombardy and is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Its 43 chapels depict the lives of Jesus and Mary.

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Santa Caterina del Sasso is a hermitage clinging to the rocks above Lake Maggiore and is a unique place to visit. Cablecar or chairlift Cablecar or chairlift
  Oropa Sacro Monte is one of nine in Piedmont and Lombardy and is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It has 12 chapels showing scenes from the life of the Virgin Mary and the Basilica Antica containing a statue of the Black Madonna. Church of interest Church of interest
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