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Beautiful church in a remote location

We would recommend you visit this church, from Rapallo on the Funivia. A short walk up the path and... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2018
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Lovely church

I'm sure you've seen many churches but this is a lovely church. Beautiful paintings on the walls... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2018
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Rapallo, Italy
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Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

We would recommend you visit this church, from Rapallo on the Funivia. A short walk up the path and steps to find this retreat. Beautiful ornate, decorate frescos and stunning vistas of the surrounding mountains/villages.

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Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

I'm sure you've seen many churches but this is a lovely church. Beautiful paintings on the walls and ceilings. A statue of the Virgin Mary depicts where she was sighted. Outside, if you follow the path up the hill, there are 14 storyboards of Jesus's...More

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Reviewed 11 July 2018

A festival was on when we were there - church had a lot of activity. Made our stay at the hotel more noisy but it added to the charm for us.

Thank Caroline366
Reviewed 10 July 2018

The sanctuary is a cable car ride from Rapallo. The interior of the sanctuary is well worth a visit - I'll not spoil it by showing you a photo. The views from around the sanctuary are spectacular.

Thank Doc09Derby
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

It was very interesting trip. View is spectacular. Mountines and houses are like in game so small and beautiful.

Thank Andrey K
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

It’s a steep climb but with the cable train you’r in 8 min up hill. And this santuario di Montallegro is no exception one of the most beautiful sites of Rappalo to see.

Thank Koen V
Reviewed 30 May 2018

Took the cable car up and the views were spectacular. There was a birthday party at one of the buildings, kids karaoke in such a serene setting, haha. Gorgeous!

Thank Jej55
Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

We took the cable car (funivio) up to Montellagro as a late afternoon trip to round out a great day visiting Portofino and Rapallo and what a way to finish the day. If you have time and energy you can hike this up and or...More

Thank worldwanderer75
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Well worth taking cable car up here. Great walks, views and restaurant. Takes 8 mins up. Go early morning to miss crowds

Thank Douglas from Gl... Y
Reviewed 1 April 2018

On July 1557 the Virgin Mary appeared to a citizien in Montallegro and expressed her wish to be venerated in the place where she appeared; The legend says that all the wars that troubled the village ceased that day; after that the inhabitants of Rapallo...More

Thank Manuela L
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23 May 2016|
Response from fantommy |
The cable car opens at 9:00 until 12:30 then 14:00 to 17:30 with a frequency of one every 30 minutes.
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