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Santuario Della Santa Casa

Piazza della Madonna, Loreto, Italy
+39 071 970104
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Beautiful building

We saw the basilica from the A14 motorway as we drove south and wondered what it was since it was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Leicester, United Kingdom

If you are in the area, this is a must to see. Very atmospheric and beautiful on a large scale... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2017
Neil P
Hertford, United Kingdom
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Piazza della Madonna, Loreto, Italy
+39 071 970104
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We saw the basilica from the A14 motorway as we drove south and wondered what it was since it was so large and imposing. When we got there we were amazed to find a pilgrimage site of such magnitude with so few tourists and people...More

Thank Lynn186334
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

If you are in the area, this is a must to see. Very atmospheric and beautiful on a large scale. Nice shops and bars close by so easy to make a day of it.

Thank Neil P
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

An amazing church built around the Holy House of Mary. The art work in the chapels is often unique, including a stain glass window to the saints of the Americas. The marble facade on the holy house has some wonderful detail.

Thank Frbrs70
Reviewed 26 February 2017

One of the most beautiful Holy House's in the world! I can not describe the exact feeling once you enter the Holy House. Unique atmosphere.

Thank Anna V
Reviewed 8 December 2016

We arrived by car and parked outside of the ZTL and walked to the church. Within the large church, you will find the Holy House of Our Lady. It's actually the walls that enclosed the cave where she grew up. The exterior of the Holy...More

Thank sunfanSeattle
Reviewed 24 November 2016

Words are not accurate enough when you visit Loreto. You will never imagine that there is such a big and impressive place in this small town. It is a must when you visit this area of Italy.

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Reviewed 25 October 2016

Remember when you see a beautiful painting and you think, there could not be a place on this earth so beautiful as this. Well, this place is just that! It is real. This place is unbelievably beautiful, so peaceful...my husband's favourite of all places we...More

Thank nenengemma1
Reviewed 24 September 2016

As every church or monument in Italy, the Sanctuary of the Holy House with Madonna di Loreto is breathtaking inside – sculptures, frescoes and the Madonna. Unfortunately, photos are not allowed. It is in Marche region and it is the most visited church of this...More

Thank europecharm
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Sometimes reality (and history) is more adventurous than action movies, and this is certainly the case for the Sanctuary of the Holy House of Loreto. During the crusades the aristocratic Angeli family, which then reigned the kingdom of Epirus, somehow got hold of the three...More

Thank Pignolino
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Even when you just entered in the plaza in front it of it, you will have a superb view. Entering is something magic. it's decoration is magnificent and the history of it is going to capture you, even if you are not following the catholic...More

Thank MikeVi_Firenze
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17 August 2017|
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Response from bobo1939 | Reviewed this property |
In auto km. 280/290 ore 3.00/3.30 Roma - Tivoli - L'Aquila - Teramo - San Benedetto del Tronto - Loreto. Pagamento pedaggi in autostrada. Buon viaggio.
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23 July 2016|
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Response from Patrick M | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can actually enter the Holy House itself, which is a remarkable experience. You can linger and take it in (in silence). There are two exits, one behind the altar and one opposite where you entered. We actually went... More