Culture

SHRINE OF VICOFORTE

The town of Mondovi Vicoforte, located a few km from Villanova Mondovi, host of the largest and most important baroque buildings in the Monregalese. The sanctuary is one of the most important symbols of our territory and is home to a majestic elliptical dome, one of the first in the world, which inside has a wealth of artistic treasures

CHARTERHOUSE SANTA MARIA DI PESIO

Located on the edge of the Natural Park of the Valley Pesio, the architectural impression is the late Renaissance and is surrounded by unspoiled nature of mountains, forests and streams. It revolves around the sixteenth century cloister which leads to the chapel of the Prior. In the church of the Assumption is a stunning presbytery vault with frescoes by Antonio Parentani. It is currently used as a Missionary House of Spirituality, is a place of retreat and meditation and hosts groups of young people mainly for programs, retreats and meetings. Currently it is also home to the Missionary Museum.