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Lovely Church

This is a lovely church on the way down from the top of the mountain. Or a bit up the mountain... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
SabreSailor
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New York
Good views from entrance

It's a steep but pretty climb up from the town square (cobbled in centre/shallow steps either side... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2017
nnmercman
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Camberley, United Kingdom
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All reviews lovely church worth the climb town square well worth a visit lake orta hill
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a lovely church on the way down from the top of the mountain. Or a bit up the mountain from the middle of town! Worth a visit.

Thank SabreSailor
Reviewed 6 September 2018

We visited Lake Orta for a friends wedding, and this church is where they were married. Beautiful architecture and a very traditionally Catholic church.

Thank Laura J
Reviewed 29 July 2018

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

Thank eric s
Reviewed 26 June 2018

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

Thank An_Old_Burian
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

Thank nnmercman
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
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
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
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

Thank SevenoaksSinjun
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 LesleyWood
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