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This tiny (300m long and 160m wide) jewel of an island on Lake Orta houses the Basilica di San Giulio, probably founded in the 4C. Inside there is a lovely 12C ambo (pulpit near the choirstalls), decorated with frescoes by the school of Gaudenzio Ferrari (16C). In the crypt is the shrine of St Julius.

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Opening hours :

  • connection boat departs in Orta every 10min - closed to visitors during offices, celebrated with Gregorian chants

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Island of San Giulio

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    • Language: fra
    • Position : As a couple

    Pros

    Une île minuscule, le parcours s'effectue en très peu de temps à travers des ruelles ponctuées d'enseignes gravées de maximes de sagesse monastique. Au détour d'une rue, on découvre fermés par des grilles de ferronnerie, des patios et jardins,avec échappées vers le lac;

    Cons

    Une grande partie du domaine est inaccessible (belvédère) ou privé!

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