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The Church of Santa Maria Assunta is a splendid a suggestive 15th Century Church right in the centre of Orta San Giulio. From the main square of town (Piazza Motta) a charming pedestrian cobbled road surrounded by magnificent historical palaces lead to the Church.

From here you can enjoy a view that embraces the historic houses with pastel colors of Orta San Giulio, St. Julius island, the crown of the Alps..and the shimmering Lake Orta at your feet!

The Church of Santa Maria Assunta was built in 1485 as a thank you by townsfolk who had survived the plague and it was partly modified in the 18th Century. The charming yellow facade was rebuilt in the XVII by Carlo Nigra and it is embellished with Renaissance decor and granite pillars.The Church of Santa Maria Assunta was built in 1485 as a thank you by townsfolk who had survived the plague and it was partly modified in the 18th Century. The charming yellow facade was rebuilt in the XVII by Carlo Nigra and it is embellished with Renaissance decor and granite pillars.

 

Inside there are two aisles and a nave, divided by impressive columns. Precious paintings of great artistic and historical value adorned the interiors; in particular a painting by Procaccini depicting St. Charles Borromeo in Milan during the years of the plague, remarkable example of Italy XVII Century paintings.

Catholic weddings in Lake Orta are celebrated in this splendid Church all days of the week according to the availability of the parish priest.


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For more information about this location or to book your Catholic wedding in Lake Orta please contact us.

Where:
the Churh of Santa Maria Assunta is located in the heart of Orta San Giulio. At the end of a paved road flanked by historical palaces.
Setting:
in a dominant position with lovely views of the old village and the blue waters of the lake.
How many:
up to 120 guests.
Ceremonies:
Only Lake Orta Catholic weddings are celebrated at the Santa Maria Assunta Church.
Music:
only sacred music. An historical, majestic, organ is available.
When:
from April to October.

 

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