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Basilica di San Giulio

The Basilica di San Giulio is a Roman Catholic church on the small Isola San Giulio in the center of Lake Orta, province of Novara, north-western Italy. It has the status of a minor basilica. Although the island is part of the Orta San Giulio municipality, the basilica belongs to the San Giacomo parish, including the island and a portion of the west coast of the lake in San Maurizio d'Opaglio municipality.

History

According to tradition, it was the hundredth, and last, church founded by Julius of Novara and his brother Giuliano, both natives of Aegina in Greece, who dedicated their later years


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Castello di Buccione

Il castello di Buccione noto anche come torre di Buccione sorge alla sommità di un colle, al confine fra i territori di Orta San Giulio e di Gozzano, all'estremità sud orientale del lago d'Orta. La fortezza, come il colle sul quale sorge, prende il nome da Buccione, la vicina frazione di Gozzano, situata all'estremità meridionale del lago.
Il castello, simbolo della fiera indipendenza della Riviera di San Giulio, sorge in una posizione molto forte, che permette di dominare il lago e tutta la pianura novarese (è visibile la chiesa di San Gaudenzio della stessa Novara). La sommità della collina e


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Isola di San Giulio

Isola San Giulio or San Giulio Island (Italian: Isola di San Giulio) is an island within Lake Orta in Piedmont, northwestern Italy. The island is 275 metres (902 feet) long (north/south), and is 140 metres (459 feet) wide (east/west). The most famous building on the island is the Basilica di San Giulio close to which is the monumental old seminary (1840s). Since 1976 it has been transformed into a Benedictine monastery. The little island, just west of the lakeshore village of Orta San Giulio, has very picturesque buildings, and takes its name from a local patron saint (Julius of Novara), who l


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Lago d'Orta

Lake Orta (Italian: Lago d’Orta) is a lake in northern Italy, west of Lake Maggiore.
It has been so named since the 16th century, but was previously called the Lago di San Giulio, after Saint Julius (4th century), the patron saint of the region. Its southern end is about 35 kilometres (22 miles) by rail, to the northwest of Novara on the main Turin-Milan line, while its north end is about 6 kilometres (4 miles) by rail south of the Gravellona-Toce railway station, halfway between Ornavasso and Omegna.
Its scenery is characteristically Italian, while the San Giulio island has some very picturesqu


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Palazzo Penotti Ubertini

Il Palazzo Penotti Ubertini (o Palazzo De Fortis), dal 2007 trasformato in Dimora delle Arti, è un originale esempio di architettura settecentesca, situato al centro dell'abitato di Orta San Giulio.
Struttura di particolare fascino artistico, ospita regolarmente mostre ed eventi culturali.
La costruzione del palazzo iniziò nei primi anni del Settecento per terminare nel 1747. Voluta dalla famiglia Gemelli, passò per eredità ai De Forte, provenienti da Venezia e rifugiatisi ad Orta San Giulio durante la venuta napoleonica. Il Palazzo venne ancora ereditato dalla famiglia Penotti, giureconsulti e


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PENOTTI UBERTINI PALACE


The Penotti Ubertini Palace is located in the Centre of the town of Orta San Giulio, on the left side of the climb called della Motta. Presents an impressive front: two balconies in the main building, a large entry door through which they could transit carriages and horses. The construction of the Palace, built by Paul Twins, began in the early 18th century to end in 1747. It passed by inheritance to the De Fort, which took refuge here during the Napoleonic wave, coming from Venice. The Palace was never sold, but was then inherited by Penotti giureconsulti family and notaries of the riviera of


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SACRO MONTE DI ORTA

A sacred mountain between sky and Lake


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Sacro Monte di Orta

The Sacro Monte di Orta (literally: "Sacred Mountain of Orta") is a Roman Catholic devotional complex in the comune of Orta San Giulio (Piedmont, northern Italy) on the summit of a hill known as San Nicolao, which faces the western shore of Lake Orta. It is one of the Sacri Monti of Piedmont and Lombardy, included in UNESCO World Heritage list.
It is a stop-over the CoEur - In the heart of European paths.
Many of the artworks are of a high quality, some of the most highly thought of painters and sculptors of the period having been commissioned to produce them. The vegetation of the Sacred Mounta


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