Varese, land of events

October 2021 | Sacro Monte, Varese

Sacro Monte Events

A series of events at the Sacro Monte di Varese for all ages.


  • From Sunday 10 to 31 October, at Location Camponovo in Via dell'Assuzione, 17 - Sacro Monte, will be held Benito Monti's personal anthological exhibition.

On 10 October at 5.00 pm - inauguration of the exhibition.

Free admission - Saturday and Sunday from 10.00 am to 12.30 am and from 2.00 pm to 7.00 pm.


  • Sunday 17 October at 9.00 - Before the Sacro Monte: the excursion

Walk from Velate to S. Maria del Monte passing through Monte San Francesco in perch, seat of an ancient castrum and a Franciscan monastery from the thirteenth century: an opportunity to get to know the ancient streets and the village before the construction of the Viale delle Cappelle. At the end it is possible to visit the Crypt of the Sanctuary, the oldest church of the Sacro Monte and the final destination of the pilgrimage.

Meeting in Piazza S. Stefano in Velate, end at 11.45 am in piazzetta Monastero al Sacro Monte. The return is possible independently along the same path or by public transport to Velate.

Free guided tour, Optional costs to be paid by the participants: € 4 reduced ticket Crypt.


  • Sunday 24 October at 2.30 pm, at the Sala Morselli (Biblioteca Civica di Varese) - “La Via Francisca del Lucomagno” 

By dr.ssa Marina Albeni. Presentation of the studies carried out to define precisely the route and the historicity of the Via Francisca del Lucomagno: we will discover the documentary and archaeological evidence that allowed the Francisca to be fully included among the pilgrimage routes in use in the Middle Ages.


For information and reservation: info@sacromontedivarese.it / +39 366.4774873 - 328-8377206

    Lago Maggiore Meeting Industry
    Provincia di Varese

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