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This Abbey and its setting is a feast for the eyes and the soul, too. The beauty of the well preserved frescoes and sculptured bible scenes in it are only rivaled by the glorious panorama of the city on the lake beneath, nestled on the...More
An historical lovely place of meditation and pilgrimage for centuries located near to Locarno - Ascona. Once you are there the view you have is amazing you can go with all the family it's a beautiful church.
We went to this great place, with following result and feedback for you as TripAdvisor fan.
Entrance = 4
Museum quality = 5
Location & Atmosphere = 5+
Cleanliness = 4
Wait times = 5
Things to see = 5
View = 5+++
The church itself is beautiful and its precincts contain unusual life-sized representations of the Last Supper. It is worth climbing further up the hill to see views from the Orselina area. The descent to Locarno can be made by way of fourteen Stations of the...More
The basilica Madonna del Sasso is located on a rock atop of Locarno, the place where a friar experienced a vision of the Virgin Mary in 1480. A chapel was built at that place soon after, and the beautiful church developed around it during the...More
Super quick trip you can make when you are in Locarno. Just take the funiculare all the way up. You'll right away see where the church is.
I recommend taking a coffe at the restaurant that oversees the church and then you can walk down...More
This Church is simply beautiful, both inside and out! First of all, its location with sweeping views over Lake Maggiore makes it simply exceptional. When you step inside, you really feel like you are stepping back in time. The paintings on the ceilings are beautiful....More
This is the beautiful church where my grandmother did a pilgrimage when she was a young woman. The church is beautiful in a beautiful setting. There are alot of steps so if you have a physical handicap, might be difficult for you.