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Madonna del Ghisallo

10km south of Bellaggio, Bellagio, Italy
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Ranked #3 of 6 attractions in Bellagio
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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- Jul 4, 2014
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Auckland, New Zealand
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Whether you've a passion for cycling, an addiction for Italian cycling heroes or you're simply passing through, STOP and go take a look inside the chapel and the nearby museum. The intimacy with the cycling history presented in the chapel is very special. And if you're very lucky, you might meet Mario, the current curator, who might just show you... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

The Madonna del Ghisallo is a lovely small chapel , patron saint of cyclists. Its a must see for all cyclists.Either ride up, a little steep :) or take your car but whilst you are travelling up either way, you will see a stream of cyclists all doing the same thing.When you get to the top there are lots of... More

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Coffs Harbour, Australia
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75 reviews 75 reviews
54 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

If you have any interest in cycling don't miss this beautiful chapel. It is full of cycling memorabilia including bikes and jerseys from some of cycling's greats. As Aussies we were particularly thrilled to see the World Champion and Tour De France Yellow Jerseys of Cadel Evans. The nearby statue is wonderful, as are the views. Sadly the cycling museum... More

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Melbourne
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36 reviews 36 reviews
3 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

This on our agenda for tourists to lake como. Pretty little church with an interesting history, famous riders, bikes and religion. Museum that is even interesting for non riders Great view and a nice alpine drive between Nesso and Bellagio

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Serre-Chevalier, France
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56 reviews 56 reviews
19 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

this museum is interesting if you are into road biking. some interesting old bikes plus information on some of the best pro cyclists around. a mecca for people

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Sarasota, Florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

Visited here twice during our month in Bellagio. Impressed beyond merely WOW !!! If you feel for he pain and agony of the riders of the Tour de France, if you are amazed at the bikers on the back roads and steep hill climbs of northern Italy, then you must stop here and see history. You cannot really understand Italian... More

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