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Il Santuario di Montecastello

Sp 38, Tignale, Italy
+39 0365 73019
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Breathtaking view

We went there with friends a week ago. We arrived around 6.30pm because we wanted to avoid the... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2017
Impressive, just impressive...

First of all, dont be lazy, and drive to the top in your car, park it below and walk, the walk is... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2017
Claus J
Skibby, Denmark
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“lake garda” (6 reviews)
“car park” (2 reviews)
“worth a visit” (2 reviews)
Sp 38, Tignale, Italy
+39 0365 73019
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Reviewed 20 August 2017

We went there with friends a week ago. We arrived around 6.30pm because we wanted to avoid the crowd. We could easily parked our car at the top because at this time the church was already closed (we have chosen to come late to enjoy...More

Thank MicheleParis
Reviewed 26 July 2017

First of all, dont be lazy, and drive to the top in your car, park it below and walk, the walk is part of the experience, when you get to the top, your breathe(whats left of it) is taken away by the view. There are...More

Thank Claus J
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

We parked on the main road at the bottom and walked up to the church. It was thirsty work so we were delighted to see a bar at the top. We followed the road up to the cross which took another 20-30 minutes. On the...More

1  Thank fmck49
Reviewed 29 April 2017

The church and monastery are accesible by car, but we walked all the way from the nearby village of Gardola and Aer (with a baby in a stroller) as there is a sidewalk by the road. The bar on top is a welcome surprice for...More

2  Thank Martina L
Reviewed 11 October 2016

It's a fun drive up to get to the place - a little stressful at times, as there are some single lane passes that need to be navigated - but ultimately, it's worth it for the views over Lake Garda.

Thank Harrison_F_Carter
Reviewed 23 September 2016

I am personally not fond of any churches in general, so I only visited it briefly, but I would definitely recommend this place because of its magnificient view.

Thank richard421
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

A great church which is worthwhile to go to. Church itself is lovely, but also the view on the Garda-lake. The walk to the cross is also recommended. Possible walk / track through the forrest is great, but also the traffic road to the chirch...More

Thank Fons B
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Monestry, open the public. Entrance only admissable when properly dressed (no shorts, arms covered) Amazing views from the monesty on the lake Garda. Small simple cantina available where you can buy refreshments, icecream, postcards and relegious souvenirs.

1  Thank engagenow
Reviewed 27 July 2016

This is an Italian Holy Place, but the ambiance of the Sanctuary was welcoming, friendly, and forgiving to all who, perhaps, did not "know the rules". I had the feeling that everyone was welcome to enjoy the beauty and spirituality of it all. The history...More

Thank Susan K
Reviewed 11 June 2016

You can drive up to Montecastello but we decided to walk . There is a little sanctuary at the bottom of the hill with a beautiful painting. Then as you begin the walk uphill there are the shrines depicting the Mysteries of the Rosary.The staircase...More

1  Thank Phil570
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