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Quiet Small Church and Beautiful Town Square

Varenna was just a beautiful quiet small town to relax. We stay here for 2 nights, more for the... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2018
Zorro_ICW
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Indianapolis, Indiana
Church Bells

A lovely old church and bell tower in the town square. The bells ring every half hour with extended... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
doylemj2018
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Perth, Australia
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Piazza San Giorgio 25, 23829 Varenna, Italy
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Reviewed 16 August 2018

Varenna was just a beautiful quiet small town to relax. We stay here for 2 nights, more for the fact that there is a direct train connection to Milan. Love staying in this town, much better than somewhat overrated Bellagio short distance across the lake.

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Reviewed 6 August 2018

A lovely old church and bell tower in the town square. The bells ring every half hour with extended ringing at 12 noon. Also each morning. Lots of history.

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Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

It seems hard to imaging going to Italy if you did not love churches !!! This one is very old and has some lovely bits and pieces to see. Not open all the time but at least when open there is no ticket to buy...More

Thank James L
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Well worth popping into...unostentatious but really nice and some interesting artwork. Just in the village square close to Tourist Information

Thank Patrick D
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

If you would like to visit churches in Italy, this is one to see. Although modest and plain, it is serene and quiet. Right in the heart of the main piazza of the town, it is not to be missed. In addition, it had some...More

Thank Joe P
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

This very pretty church is located in the main square of the high part of the city and it is a great landmark of this lovely square. Fairly simple inside but with some interesting features

Thank Ricardo B
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

There are a great number of churches so nice to see one with artwork from a variety of times and showing differing styles. It's not going to take ages to visit but make the effort and give it a few minutes.

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Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

The old church spire dominates the view of lovely Varenna from the boat. Very pretty. You can easily reach the Chiesa from the promenade by turning into the narrow side streets - just follow the arrows to Piazza di San Giorgio. The church is simple...More

Thank Noraatc
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

The church tower out stands over the rest of the buildings in the town. The interior was modest and simplistic. In front of the church there is a spacious (as for local standards ) square with a few restaurants.

Thank Piotr O
Reviewed 22 May 2018

In the centre of Varenna stands this lovely old church. It's a little plain but still worth a visit. It has a quaint charm and once inside a moody ambiance.

Thank Ernesto M
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Response from Nonaleyone | Reviewed this property |
Also, you could contact the church or Varenna and ask. There is a monastery down the street a short ways on the lake which would be a beautiful venue.
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