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Santuario di Oropa

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#1 of 9 Specialty lodging in Biella
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Oropa is the most important and largest Sanctuary dedicated to the Virgin Mary to be found in the Alps. It's surrounded by the Natural Reserve of the Sacro Monte and it's located in a unique, natural and unspoilt setting at 1200 m above sea level, at only 20 minutes drive from the centre of Biella. In the Ancient Basilica is worshipped the statue of the Black Madonna, from the Middle Ages. Oropa offers excellent accommodation for around 500 guests. There are 4 room typologies: suite, junior suite, comfort and tourist. They are stylishly furnished with antique furniture creating an evocative atmosphere. Inside the Sanctuary and in the surroundings, there are 12 restaurants and "trattorie" that serve the typical "polenta concia" (made with corn flour, cheese and butter). Not to be missed: the Sacro Monte (the Holy Mount - UNESCO heritage), the Museum of the Golds, the Royal Pavillon, the Monumental Cemetery, the Botanical Garden, the Adventure Park.
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Free parking
Conference Facilities
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Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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70Somewhat walkable
Grade: 70 out of 100
13Restaurantswithin 0.75 miles
3Attractionswithin 0.75 miles
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It’s hard to describe magic, but you clearly feel it when you are touched by it. Oropa is a magic place. It is one of those places of the Earth where you can feel some kind of power or energy, like you would expect to find in Lothlorien (for all the Tolkien’s fans). Men have
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First, the surroundings: absolutely gorgeous! The sanctuary, the mountains, and the little town are picturesque and charming. The sense of history and serenity are overwhelming. I thought the rustic, antique atmosphere was wonderful, although my wife was less impressed and
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Response from Santuario_Oropa, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Santuario di Oropa
Responded Jan 14, 2019
Dear Eclecticist16, thank you for your feedback; we are happy that you enjoyed the atmosphere of the Sanctuary. If you have the chance to come back to visit us, we suggest to try the rooms with private facilities, they are more confortable and better furnished. We wish you a happy 2019! kind regards Santuario di Oropa
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This Roman Catholic complex sprawls over three courtyards on three different levels on the side of the mountain at 1200m above sea level 20 minuets from Biella. it was founded in the 4th Century and is first recorded in documents in the 13th Century where 'Oropa' is first
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My company hosted a 3-day business event with workshops at Santuario di Oropa. Despite the beautiful surroundings, the quiteness of this holy place, it is NOT a good choice to host a business event over there. It is difficult to understand to bring the winners of a company over
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I went over there with my boyfriend, my two small dogs. The place is outstanding and the sanctuary is very nice. The problem arrived when we wanted to grab some food at restaurants inside the wall.... well animals not accepted, so instead of having a nice plate of polenta we
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$45 - $47 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ItalyPiedmontProvince of BiellaBiella
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