Tourist Guide in the Province of Cuneo
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Guided tours in the Crypt of Villar San Costanzo, in the province of Cuneo Guided tours at Casa Cavassa in Saluzzo (CN) Guided tours for schools and groups at the Sanctuary of San Costanzo al Monte in Villar San Costanzo (CN) Guided tours in the Natural Reserve of 'I Ciciu del Villar' in Villar San Costanzo (CN)
Guided tours in the Crypt of Villar San Costanzo, in the province of Cuneo
Guided tours at Casa Cavassa in Saluzzo (CN)
Guided tours for schools and groups at the Sanctuary of San Costanzo al Monte in Villar San Costanzo (CN)
Guided tours in the Natural Reserve of 'I Ciciu del Villar' in Villar San Costanzo (CN)

Villar San Costanzo: a Cultural Day discovering Art and Nature …

Benedictine Abbey
Benedictine Abbey - Villar San Costanzo (CN) The Abbey was founded in 712 AD, at the time of the Lombard King Aripert II, after the reclamation of the 'Cannetum' site by the Benedictines from the monastery of Bobbio (Emilia-Romagna), founded by the Irish monk Columban. During the Saracen invasion at the beginning of the tenth century, the Abbey of Villar San Costanzo suffered its first destruction, and shortly after the year 1000, it was rebuilt in the Romanesque style...
Sanctuary of San Costanzo al Monte
Sanctuary of San Costanzo al Monte - Villar San Costanzo (CN) San Costanzo al Monte, a masterpiece of Romanesque-Lombard art that is among the most interesting examples of sacred architecture of the Late Middle Ages, stands on the site where, according to tradition, Costanzo, a soldier of the Theban Legion, was beheaded in the year 303 or 305. The saint was martyred, and, to honor his remains, a first sacellum of modest size was built. It was likely expanded in the Lombard period, the period...
Sanctuary of Santa Maria Delibera
Sanctuary of Santa Maria Delibera - Villar San Costanzo (CN) Above the village on a plateau with beech, birch and chestnut trees and a few hundred meters from San Costanzo al Monte, a simple pylon in honor of the Madonna was erected. Later on, between 1050 and 1100, a small chapel was built. The transformation into a church probably became necessary when the residential building was built next to it in which the abbots of the Abbey of Villar would stay in the summer, dating back to a period...
I Ciciu
The Ciciu Nature Reserve - Villar San Costanzo (CN) The Ciciu Nature Reserve preserves the mushroom-like geomorphological formations called "Ciciu", in a treasured natural historic area. Covering an area of 64 hectares at 650 to 950 meters above sea level, it has a visitor center and picnic areas and can be visited by following three different routes: the tourist and educational trail, called "Ciciuvagando", the hiking route or the fitness trail. The Ciciu are also the starting point of the Occitan trails...