Santuario di San Magno Reviews
The sanctuary was not open when we visited so we took advantage of the parking to walk around the area. It is peaceful and serene. There is a freshwater spring outside front of the sanctuary which I..... more »
It is a very beautiful place to visit in the alpas,the monastry surroundings are very quite while you can walk around more »
Sanctuary located at the meeting in high altitude of the Valleys Maira, Stura and Grana and reachable, then, by all three. Starting from the Stura Valley you reach the hill of Valcavera, with a wonderful view of the plateau of the Gardetta and the Rocca la Meja; then you descend gradually to the Shrine, place of worship place so high and surrounded by a nature so spectacular that it can only Hitting those who reach him. Castelmagno is, moreover, with the Valle Grana of which it is part, the place of production of the homonymous tasty cheese.
The place is lovely, surrounded by greenery, where you can breathe peace and silence. The shrine is a treasure trove of art (the ancient chapel is all frescoed and recently restored, with evangelical scenes and the life of St. Magno; these date back to the Middle Ages). The restaurant offers delicious dishes with local recipes, such as dumplings with castelmagno and more. The sanctuary also offers support for those who want to hike, with food and lodging.
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